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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

4872, West StreetJohn Tyler, M, Head, married, age 31, born Worth, Sussex; occupation: steam sawyer
    Elizabeth Tyler, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Worth, Sussex
    Alice M Tyler, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born Worth, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Alfred J Tyler, M, Son, single, age 2, born Worth, Sussex

4874, West StreetFrederick F Payne, M, Head, married, age 54, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: assurance agent
    Rosina Payne, F, Wife, married, age 44, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Emma P Payne, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: school governess
    Edith Payne, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Gertrude M Payne, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholar

4876, West StreetChristopher Durrant, M, Head, married, age 30, born Groombridge, Kent; occupation: signalman
    Anna E Durrant, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Christopher J Durrant, M, Son, age 5, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Annie E E Durrant, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, Sussex

4878, West StreetJohn Hayward, M, Head, married, age 72, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: saddler

4878, West StreetElizabeth Tulett, F, Head, married, age 37, born Copthorne, Sussex; occupation: charwoman
    Thomas Tulett, M, Son, single, age 16, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: apprentice

4880, West StreetGeorge Knight, M, Head, married, age 55, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: blacksmith
    Maria Knight, F, Wife, married, age 53, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    George E Knight, M, Son, single, age 23, born Godstone, Surrey; occupation: blacksmith's assistant
    Elizabeth E Knight, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Godstone, Surrey
    Harry E Knight, M, Son, single, age 19, born Godstone, Surrey; occupation: postal clerk
    Maria M Knight, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Godstone, Surrey; occupation: milliner's apprentice
    Ann Heaysman, F, Mother-in-law, widowed, age 75, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Annie A Creasey, F, Servant, single, age 17, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant

489 & 11, West StreetArthur Hooker, M, Head, married, age 41, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: baker
    Sarah Ann Hooker, F, Wife, married, age 44, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: tea dealer

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