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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

7 6, High StreetGeorge Weller, M, Head, married, age 33, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: gunsmith and cutler
    Mary Weller, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Brighton, Sussex
    Albert E Sherbourne, M, Lodger, single, age 20, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: grocer's porter

710 & 12, High StreetEdward Gatland, M, Head, widowed, age 65, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: butcher
    Jessie Smith, F, Sister-in-law, single, age 53, born Lambeth, London; occupation: living on own means
    Alice A Farrell, F, Niece, single, age 28, born New Cross, Surrey; occupation: bookkeeper
    Alice Stevenson, F, Servant, single, age 13, born Nutley, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant

714, High StreetAnn Hall, F, Head, single, age 64, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: straw bonnet maker
    Ellen Hall, F, Sister, single, age 59, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Mary Pugh, F, Sister, widowed, age 57, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: milliner
    Anna M M Pugh, F, Niece, single, age 19, born Clapham, Surrey; occupation: dressmaker
    Thomas H H Pugh, M, Nephew, single, age 17, born Stockwell, Surrey; occupation: tailor

716, High StreetWilliam Grove, M, Head, married, age 37, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: grocer's cashier
    Caroline Grove, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Kingston On Thames, Surrey
    William H Grove, M, Son, age 4, born East Grinstead, Sussex

718, High StreetArthur J Mahony, M, Head, single, age 55, born Killarney, Ireland; occupation: medical practioner

720, 22 & 24, High StreetJohn Tooth, M, Head, married, age 61, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: plumber
    Annie Tooth, F, Wife, married, age 63, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Frederick Tooth, M, Son, single, age 36, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: stationer
    Edwin Tooth, M, Son, single, age 30, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: graper
    Edith Medhurst, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant

724a, High StreetEllen Jenner, F, Head, single, age 29, born Newbridge, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker

726 & 28, High StreetJohn B Allwork, M, Head, married, age 42, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: wine and spirit merchant
    Clara J Allwork, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Battle, Sussex
    Clara B Allwork, F, Daughter, age 14, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Mabel E Allwork, F, Daughter, age 12, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Dorothea B Allwork, F, Daughter, age 8, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Annie J Denman, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Crawley, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant

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