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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

5377, West StreetHenry Faulkner, M, Head, married, age 36, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: mason
    Lucy Faulkner, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Lingfield, Surrey
    Cecil Cunnington, M, Boarder, age 8, born Eaton, Cheshire
    George Thomas, M, Boarder, age 7, born London
    Alfred Dover, M, Boarder, age 6, born Norfolk

5379, West StreetGeorge Baker, M, Head, married, age 52, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: bootmaker
    Elizabeth Baker, F, Wife, married, age 49, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    George Baker, M, Son, single, age 20, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: painter
    Frederick Baker, M, Son, single, age 14, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: apprentice
    Ethel Baker, F, Daughter, age 12, born East Grinstead, Sussex

5381, West StreetHenry Pocock, M, Head, widowed, age 58, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: currier
    Emily Pocock, F, Daughter, single, age 35, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker
    Clara Pocock, F, Daughter, single, age 30, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: cook and domestic servant

5383, West StreetGeorge Grinham, M, Head, married, age 52, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
    Mary A Grinham, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Jersey, Channel Islands
    Philadelhgia E Grinham, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Wood Green, London
    Georgiana M Grinham, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Hampton Wick, Middlesex
    Florence M Grinham, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Lily R Grinham, F, Daughter, age 1, born East Grinstead, Sussex

5385, West StreetThomas Russell, M, Head, married, age 38, born Essex; occupation: gardener and domestic servant
    Emily J Russell, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Withyham, Sussex
    Emily J Russell, F, Daughter, age 5, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    John Purreks, M, Lodger, married, age 48, born Southampton, Hampshire; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
    Emily Purreks, F, Lodger's wife, married, age 32, born Bolney, Sussex

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