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1891 East Grinstead Census
Reference RG12/788: East Grinstead Enumeration District No 1; Sub-District: East Grinstead; Enumerator: H.A. Perkins
Boundary That part of the Town of East Grinstead between the end of the High Street next College Lane and the commencement of Glen Vue
Contents Comprising High Street on both sides, Church Street including the Vicarage and Sackville College, Middle Row, Crown Lane, West Street as far as the Cemetary Gates, Westfield, Highfields, Ship Street as far as Turley Cottage, Queens Road and London Road as far as Placelands.
Please note:
  • These census records have been transcribed from images of the original census sheets. Whilst all care has been taken, the result is an interpretation of the original which is available at Local Record Offices, from The National Archives, and from
  • Occupation has been unified (e.g. Ag Lab, Farm Lab, and many other such recordings are all displayed as Farm labourer).
  • The Sheet Number is as shown on the original document and is linked to a page showing all the entries on that Sheet (as well as entries from the following or previous sheet where the entry for the location covers more than one sheet).
  • In those instances where the Census entry is incorrect or missing and it has been possible from other sources to derive a correction, then these changes are shown inside square brackets, e.g. [Wife]

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Sheet    Place    Census entry

215, High StreetJohn S Humphrey, M, Head, single, age 21, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: fishmonger
    Alice S Humphrey, F, Sister, single, age 23, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: fishmonger's assistant
    Eleanor S Marten, F, Visitor, married, age 49, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: certificated schoolmistress
    Florence G L Marten, F, Visitor, age 12, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Henry Denyer, M, Servant, age 16, born Horsham, Sussex; occupation: errand boy

217 & 19, High StreetHenry H York, M, Head, married, age 33, born Walgrave, Northamptonshire; occupation: upholsterer and house furnisher
    Esther York, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Northampton, Northamptonshire
    Alice Maude York, F, Daughter, age 8, born Clapham, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Gertrude E York, F, Daughter, age 1, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholar

221 & 23, High StreetThomas Rice, M, Head, married, age 50, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: harness maker
    Elizabeth Rice, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Brighton, Sussex
    Elizabeth M Rice, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: milliner's apprentice
    James Rice, M, Son, age 15, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: harness maker's apprentice
    Thomas Rice, M, Son, age 12, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    George P Rice, M, Son, age 11, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Arthur Rice, M, Son, age 9, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Gilbert Rice, M, Son, age 3, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Ann Goddard, F, Aunt, age 63, born Brighton, Sussex
    Jane Lock, F, Servant, age 25, born Smallfield, Surrey; occupation: general domestic servant

225, High StreetTilden Smith, M, Head, married, age 42, born Crowhurst, Sussex; occupation: plumber and house decorator
    Eliza Smith, F, Wife, married, age 38, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    George Smith, M, Son, single, age 19, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: paper hanger and painter
    James T Smith, M, Son, age 16, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: plumber's assistant
    Ernest A Smith, M, Son, age 13, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Edwin Smith, M, Son, age 12, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Edith Ella Smith, F, Daughter, age 10, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Florence A Smith, F, Daughter, age 4, born East Grinstead, Sussex

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