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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

2568, 70, 72, 74 & 76, London RoadCharles M Wilson, M, Head, married, age 30, born Haughton, Huntingdonshire; occupation: draper and clothier
    Fanny A Wilson, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Haughton, Huntingdonshire
    George M Wilson, M, Son, single, age 7, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Florence M Wilson, F, Daughter, age 1, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    M Clarke, F, Visitor, single, age 42, born Haughton, Huntingdonshire; occupation: independent
    Elizabeth Jeal, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Rudgwick, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant
    Arthur Wilson, M, Brother, single, age 26, born Haughton, Huntingdonshire; occupation: independent
    Jennie Martin, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Southborough, Kent; occupation: draper's assistant
    Louisa White, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Horley, Surrey; occupation: draper's assistant

2580, London RoadOctavius Wood, M, Head, married, age 44, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: butcher
    Caroline Wood, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Carshalton, Surrey
    Ernest O Wood, M, Son, single, age 19, born Croydon, Surrey; occupation: butcher's assistant
    Walter H Wood, M, Son, single, age 16, born Croydon, Surrey; occupation: butcher's assistant
    Ella C Wood, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Croydon, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Adelind M Wood, F, Daughter, age 9, born Wandsworth, Surrey; occupation: scholar

2582, London RoadJohn Jas Wallis, M, Head, married, age 55, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: florist
    Mary Ann Wallis, F, Wife, married, age 59, born Weymouth, Dorset
    Walter W Wallis, M, Son, single, age 33, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: florist's assistant
    Mahala Ann Wallis, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: florist's assistant
    John Wm Wallis, M, Son, single, age 18, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: florist's assistant
    William Jas Wallis, M, Son, single, age 17, born Worth, Sussex; occupation: florist's assistant

2584, London RoadArthur W True, M, Head, married, age 35, born Kings Lynn, Norfolk; occupation: hairdresser
    Harriette L True, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Tenterden, Kent
    Arthur B True, M, Son, age 10, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Frank W True, M, Son, age 7, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Christopher J True, M, Son, age 4, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Charles R True, M, Son, age 2, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Hilda P True, F, Daughter, age 1 month, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    George Wakeman, M, Servant, single, age 28, born Deptford, Kent; occupation: hairdresser's assistant

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