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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

2973, Queens RoadJames White, M, Head, married, age 23, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: painter
    Lois White, F, Wife, married, age 20, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Daisy White, F, Daughter, age 2, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Harriet Morphew, F, Boarder, single, age 47, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: Plain needlework

2973, Queens RoadWilliam Tomsett, M, Head, married, age 21, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
    Elizabeth Tomsett, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Horsham, Sussex

2975, Queens RoadThomas Wild, M, Head, married, age 56, born Leatherhead, Surrey; occupation: waiter
    Jane Wild, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Catcomb, Somerset; occupation: lodginghouse keeper
    Elizabeth Wild, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: domestic housemaid
    Florence Wild, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: housemaid
    Albert J Pickworth, M, Lodger, single, age 20, born London, Middlesex; occupation: grocer's assistant
    John G Finch, M, Lodger, single, age 21, born Cambridge; occupation: grocer's assistant

2975, Queens RoadArthur J Skillman, M, Head, married, age 29, born St Albans; occupation: grocer's assistant
    Florence A M Skillman, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Westminster, London
    Gladys E Skillman, F, Daughter, age 1, born Hornsey, London
    Henry E Skillman, M, Son, age 1 month, born East Grinstead, Sussex

2977, Queens RoadRichard Gatton, M, Head, married, age 25, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: painter's labourer
    Catherine K Gatton, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Kent
    Matilda M Gatton, F, Daughter, age 2, born Sussex
    Ernest Gatton, M, Son, age 11 months, born Sussex

2977, Queens RoadJames Spillman, M, Head, married, age 60, born Norfolk; occupation: general labourer
    Matilda Spillman, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Kent
    James Spillman, M, Son, single, age 30, born London; occupation: baker
    William Spillman, M, Son, single, age 28, born Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Edward Spillman, M, Son, single, age 20, born Kent; occupation: general labourer

2979, Queens RoadWilliam Day, M, Head, married, age 41, born West Hoathly, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
    Eliza Day, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Crawley, Sussex
    Fanny R Day, F, Daughter, age 10, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Montague W Day, M, Son, age 9, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Lily M Day, F, Daughter, age 6, born East Grinstead, Sussex

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