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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

4314, West StreetThomas Martin, M, Head, married, age 50, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: bootmaker
    Mary A Martin, F, Wife, married, age 38, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Alice M Martin, F, Daughter, age 11, born Croydon, Surrey
    Walter T Martin, M, Son, age 8, born Croydon, Surrey
    Nellie Martin, F, Daughter, age 7, born East Grinstead, Sussex

4316, West StreetThomas Anderson, M, Head, married, age 27, born Durham; occupation: tobacconist
    Ada L Anderson, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Gateshead, Durham
    Mary Anderson, F, Daughter, age 2, born Lambeth, London
    Emma G Anderson, F, Daughter, age 3 months, born East Grinstead, Sussex

4318, West StreetGeorge Cotten, M, Head, married, age 30, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
    C Cotten, F, Wife, married, age 39, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Annie Cotten, F, Daughter, age 11, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    William Comber, M, widowed, age 60, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer

4320, West StreetTom Beard, M, Head, married, age 36, born Lindfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
    Elizabeth Beard, F, Wife, married, age 35, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Kate Beard, F, Daughter, age 15, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Ann E Beard, F, Daughter, age 12, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    John S Beard, M, Son, age 4, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    William Hy Beard, M, Son, age 1, born East Grinstead, Sussex

4322, West StreetWilliam Payne, M, Head, married, age 74, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: shoemaker
    Harriett Payne, F, Wife, married, age 71, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Jane Payne, F, Daughter, single, age 42, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Alfred Payne, M, Son, single, age 32, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: professional cricketer
    George W Bristow, M, Grandson, single, age 24, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: carpenter

4324, West StreetWalter Gurr, M, Head, married, age 24, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
    Elizabeth A Gurr, F, Wife, married, age 24, born West Hoathly, Sussex
    Walter C Gurr, M, Son, age 1, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    John Gurr, M, Brother, single, age 22, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
    Charles Gurr, M, Brother, single, age 19, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
    James Brown, M, Lodger, single, age 23, born Godstone, Surrey; occupation: gardener and domestic servant

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