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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

3199, Queens RoadWilliam H Parsons, M, Head, married, age 23, born Lingfield, Surrey; occupation: railway carman
    Elizabeth Parsons, F, Wife, married, age 26, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Gertrude B Parsons, F, Daughter, age 16 months, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    William E Parsons, M, Son, age 10 days, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Thomas Bridgland, M, Boarder, single, age 34, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: bricklayer's labourer

31101, Queens RoadJohn King, M, Head, married, age 56, born Turners Hill, Sussex; occupation: army pensioner
    Annie King, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Horne, Surrey
    Mary A King, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Aldershot, Hampshire
    John H King, M, Son, age 13, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Sarah King, F, Daughter, age 11, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    George R King, M, Son, age 10, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    James W King, M, Son, age 8, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Edith T Plaws, F, Lodger, married, age 18, born Worth, Sussex
    Edwin Plaws, M, Lodger, married, age 27, born Cranleigh, Surrey; occupation: farm labourer

31103, Queens RoadPhoebe Bryant, F, Head, single, age 46, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: housekeeper
    Jane Binfield, F, Daughter, age 14, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Jane Binfield, F, Daughter, age 14, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholar

31105, Queens RoadGeorge Crocker, M, Head, married, age 31, born Portsmouth, Hampshire; occupation: saddler
    Lovey A Crocker, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Mamhall, Dorset
    Walter Hy Crocker, M, Son, age 6, born Hampshire; occupation: scholar
    Ethel A Crocker, F, Daughter, age 5, born Blandford, Dorset; occupation: scholar
    Kate M Crocker, F, Daughter, age 2, born Blandford, Dorset; occupation: scholar
    George S Crocker, M, Son, age 1, born Blandford, Dorset
    Walter Meades, M, Lodger, single, age 25, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: tailor
    Joseph Sleeman, M, Visitor, widowed, age 35, born London, Middlesex; occupation: journalist

31107, Queens RoadJoseph W Brown, M, Head, married, age 30, born Clayton, Sussex; occupation: wine merchant's assistant
    Harriet Brown, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Selsfield, Sussex
    Alice F Brown, F, Daughter, age 7, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Charles J Brown, M, Son, age 4, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Alfred Cheesman, M, Boarder, single, age 28, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: gardener

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