The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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

569 & 71, High StreetEdmund Wood, M, Head, married, age 35, born Greatham, Sussex; occupation: retailer of beer
    Fanny Wood, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Quadring, Lincolnshire
    Charlotte Wood, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Bearsted, Sussex
    Francis M Wood, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Bearsted, Sussex
    Thomas Wood, M, Son, single, age 6, born Bearsted, Sussex
    James Wood, M, Son, age 3, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Edith Jane Wood, F, Daughter, age 1, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Henry Coomber, M, Lodger, single, age 39, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: labourer
    Horace Sargant, M, Lodger, single, age 21, born Ninfield, Sussex; occupation: labourer
    Stephen Sargant, M, Lodger, single, age 33, born Ninfield, Sussex; occupation: labourer
    William Newnham, M, Lodger, single, age 30, born Ardingly, Sussex; occupation: labourer

573, High StreetFrancis M Wilcox, M, Head, married, age 36, born Henlow, Bedfordshire; occupation: saddler and harness maker
    Eliza R Wilcox, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Great Staughton, Hampshire; occupation: dress and mantle maker
    Harold M Wilcox, M, Son, age 9, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Oliver G Wilcox, M, Son, age 7, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Cromwell Wilcox, M, Son, age 6, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Florence D Wilcox, F, Daughter, age 2, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Herbert Bass Wilcox, M, Son, age 8 months, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Frances Leppard, F, Servant, single, age 19, born West Hoathly, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant

575, High StreetWilliam Jno Heath, M, Head, married, age 27, born Tring, Hertfordshire; occupation: clothier and outfitter
    Charlotte Heath, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Bermondsey, London
    Thomas Boneck, M, Grandboy, age 16, born Dormansland, Surrey; occupation: errand boy

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