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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

58139c, West StreetCharles Knight, M, Head, married, age 35, born Bow, London; occupation: electric machine attendant
    Martha M Knight, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Woolwich, Kent
    May Knight, F, Daughter, age 6, born Limehouse, London
    Helen Knight, F, Daughter, age 5, born Plumstead, Kent
    Charles Knight, M, Son, age 4, born Battersea, Surrey
    Martha A Knight, F, Daughter, age 2, born Battersea, Surrey
    Francis M Knight, F, Daughter, age 2, born Battersea, Surrey
    Kate E Knight, F, Daughter, age 1, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Martha M Gambell, F, Mother-in-law, widowed, age 73, born Ipswich, Suffolk

58141, West StreetWilliam A Warren, M, Head, married, age 37, born Deptford, Kent; occupation: painter and decorator
    Caroline Warren, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Sevenoaks, Kent
    Maud E Warren, F, Daughter, age 5, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    William Hy Warren, M, Son, age 2, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Edith Warren, F, Daughter, age 6 months, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    William Ricketts, M, Lodger, married, age 59, born Hegburn, Berkshire; occupation: wheelwright
    Egnell Williams, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Worth, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant

58143, West StreetJames Laing, M, Head, married, age 65, born Scotland; occupation: retired steward
    Mary Laing, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Scotland

58143, West StreetEdward Turner, M, Head, married, age 22, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: printer
    Minnie Turner, F, Wife, married, age 21, born London
    Edward Turner, M, Son, age 1 month, born East Grinstead, Sussex

58145, West StreetWilliam J Ward, M, Head, married, age 28, born Oxford, Oxfordshire; occupation: insurance collector
    Sarah J Ward, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Coleridge, Devon
    Minnie V M Ward, F, Daughter, age 1, born Henley, Surrey

58145, West StreetTom Johnson, M, Head, married, age 35, born Willington, Somerset; occupation: general domestic servant
    Ada Johnson, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Rackenford, Devon

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