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1891 East Grinstead Census
Reference RG12/788: East Grinstead Enumeration District No 5; Sub-District: East Grinstead; Enumerator: John C. Raw
Boundary Being that part of Forest Row bounded on the West by the road leading from Wych Cross to Forest Row Bridge, on the North by the River Medway and on the South and West by the Parishes of Hartfield and Maresfield
Contents Comprising that part of the village of Forest Row lying East of the road from Wych Cross including Tomsetts Bank, Highgate and Broadstone Warren.
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]

Census sheets
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Sheet    Place    Census entry

6Forest RowFredrick Marden, M, Head, married, age 27, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: hoopmaker
    Mary J Marden, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Withyham, Sussex
    Edith Marden, F, Daughter, single, age 1, born Robertsbridge, Sussex
    Arthur Marden, M, Lodger, single, age 23, born Balcombe, Sussex; occupation: hoopmaker

6Forest RowAlfred Martin, M, Head, married, age 32, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: fly driver
    Elizabeth Martin, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Clara Martin, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Alfred Martin, M, Son, single, age 7, born Forest Row, Sussex

6Alpha VillaSusanna Edwards, F, Head, widowed, age 72, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation: living on own means

6Forest RowRhoda Wheatley, F, Head, married, age 44, born Forest Row, Sussex
    H Martin, M, Lodger, single, age 23, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: shoemaker

6Forest RowKeziah Heasman, F, Head, widowed, age 75, born Forest Row, Sussex
    George Heasman, M, Son, widowed, age 50, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: Labourer

6Forest RowMartin Edwards, M, Head, married, age 68, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: labourer
    Philladelphia Edwards, F, Wife, married, age 68, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    John Edwards, M, Son, single, age 39, born East Grinstead, Sussex

6Forest RowAlex Jas Holmwood, M, Head, married, age 40, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Mary Holmwood, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Withyham, Sussex
    George Holmwood, M, Son, single, age 10, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Ernest Holmwood, M, Son, single, age 9, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Harry Holmwood, M, Son, single, age 5, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Fredrick Holmwood, M, Son, single, age 2, born Hartfield, Sussex

6Stone House FarmJames Warden, M, Head, married, age 35, born Rothley, Devon; occupation: labourer
    Fanny Warden, F, Wife, married, age 28, born .., Devon; occupation: charwoman
    Elizabeth Warden, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Ernest Warden, M, Son, single, age 10 weeks, born Forest Row, Sussex

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