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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

946, High StreetGeorge Hy Lynn, M, Head, married, age 43, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: monumental mason and builder
    Mary J Lynn, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Clawton, Devon
    Florence M Lynn, F, Daughter, age 13, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Bernard G Lynn, M, Son, age 10, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Frederick C Lynn, M, Son, age 8, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Alice L Lynn, F, Daughter, age 6, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Henrietta L Lynn, F, Daughter, age 3, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Ernest H Lynn, M, Son, age 1, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Annie Firminger, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant

948, High StreetEmma Merryman, F, Head, married, age 70, born Kennington; occupation: laundress
    Emma Merryman, F, Daughter, single, age 45, born Kennington; occupation: laundress
    Ernest London, M, Lodger, single, age 15, born Ashford, Kent; occupation: apprentice coach builder

950, High StreetThomas Voice, M, Head, married, age 44, born Cranleigh, Surrey; occupation: agent to bankers and wine merchant
    Emma E Voice, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Ledbury, Herefordshire
    Margt F Voice, F, Daughter, age 18, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Thomas A Voice, M, Son, age 14, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Reginald H Voice, M, Son, age 12, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholar

956, High StreetGeorge S Payne, M, Head, widowed, age 41, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: agent
    Joseph S Payne, M, Son, age 8, born East Grinstead, Sussex

9Dorset Hotel, 58, High StreetPatrick Tracy, M, Head, married, age 45, born Tullamore, Ireland; occupation: hotel proprietor
    Sarah J Tracy, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Manchester
    Edith Tracy, F, Daughter, age 10, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Charles Tracy, M, Son, age 3, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    John Tracy, M, Son, age 7 months, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Maud Jury, F, Niece, single, age 21, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: living on own means
    Thomas W Hart, M, Visitor, married, age 26, born Windsor; occupation: artist
    Minnie H Hart, F, Visitor, married, age 23, born Colnbrook
    Miriam Naldrett, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: barmaid
    Elizabeth Ellis, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Dublin, Ireland; occupation: housemaid

964, High StreetEmma White, F, Head, widowed, age 57, born Caton, Somerset; occupation: lodging housekeeper
    Emma J White, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Marylebone, London
    Mary Harry, F, Sister, married, age 52, born Croscomb, Somerset

964, High StreetFrances Watts, F, Head, widowed, age 80, born Cockfield, Suffolk; occupation: living on own means
    Frances L Watts, F, Daughter, single, age 39, born St John, Surrey; occupation: living on own means
    Rosina Watts, F, Daughter, single, age 38, born St John, Surrey; occupation: living on own means

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