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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.
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  • 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

327 & 29, High StreetJames A Ladd, M, Head, married, age 41, born Sutton, Surrey; occupation: grocer
    Francis Ladd, F, Wife, married, age 39, born West Grinstead, Sussex
    Alfred C Ladd, M, Son, age 10, born Redhill, Surrey
    Cecilia F Ladd, F, Daughter, age 9, born Redhill, Surrey
    Herbert Hy Ladd, M, Son, age 6, born Redhill, Surrey
    Bruce Ladd, M, Son, age 4, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Ann Ladd, F, Mother, widowed, age 77, born Ashurst, Kent
    Elizabeth J Miles, F, Servant, single, age 13, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant
    Mary E Lilly, F, Niece, single, age 29, born Bath, Somerset; occupation: assistant dressmaker
    Emily A Lilly, F, Niece, single, age 26, born Bath, Somerset; occupation: assistant dressmaker

331, High StreetJohn P W Gallard, M, Head, married, age 47, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: harness maker
    Sarah J Gallard, F, Wife, married, age 46, born London
    Wm Gallard, M, Son, age 6, born East Grinstead, Sussex

3Crown Hotel, 37 High StreetGeorge Underwood, M, Head, married, age 50, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: hotel proprietor and farmer
    Sarah Underwood, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Worth, Sussex
    Edith Underwood, F, Daughter, age 11, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Sarah Herne, F, Servant, single, age 58, born London
    Julia Crouch, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Canterbury, Kent
    Edith Cooper, F, Servant, single, age 20, born London
    Louisa Leeney, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Brighton, Sussex
    Alfred Payne, M, Servant, single, age 19, born East Grinstead, Sussex

339, High StreetJames H Hickford, M, Head, married, age 72, born Streatham, Cambridgeshire; occupation: grocer
    Charlotte Hickford, F, Wife, married, age 62, born Ashburnham, Sussex
    James Hickford, M, Son, single, age 31, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: grocer's assistant
    Catherine Hickford, F, Daughter, single, age 30, born Lewes, Sussex
    Frederick Hickford, M, Son, single, age 29, born Lewes, Sussex
    Minnie Hickford, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Emily Hickford, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Elizabeth B Healey, F, Daughter, married, age 27, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    George Hy Healey, M, Son-in-law, married, age 29, born Shepherds Bush, Middlesex
    Vivian A Healey, M, Grandson, age 2, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Harriet Barnes, F, Mother, widowed, age 92, born Hurst Green, Sussex
    Charles Baker, M, Servant, single, age 33, born Southborough, Kent; occupation: grocer's assistant

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