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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.
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  • 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

8Forest RowArthur J Miles, M, Head, married, age 48, born Ardingly, Sussex; occupation: labourer
    Mary A Miles, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Cowden, Kent
    William Miles, M, Son, single, age 17, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: gardener
    Arthur H Miles, M, Son, single, age 9, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Ethel M Miles, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Frank Miles, M, Son, single, age 5, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Eric V Miles, M, Son, single, age 3, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Mary A Huntley, F, Mother-in-law, widowed, age 73, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Osbert Miles, M, Grandson, single, age 9, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Harold H Huntley, M, Nephew, single, age 7, born Cowden, Kent

8Forest RowAlice W Grover, F, Head, widowed, age 44, born Astbury, Warwickshire; occupation: living on own means

8Forest RowCharles J Turner, M, Head, married, age 21, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: miller
    Sarah A Turner, F, Wife, married, age 20, born Fordingbridge, Hampshire
    Charles H Turner, M, Son, single, age 2 months, born Forest Row, Sussex

8Forest RowJohn Card, M, Head, married, age 55, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: gardener
    Sarah Card, F, Wife, married, age 56, born London, Surrey
    Percy Card, M, Son, single, age 11, born Forest Row, Sussex
    William J Perrin, M, Lodger, single, age 26, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeper

8P.. Hill LodgeArthur C Phelps, M, Head, married, age 27, born Linton, Herefordshire; occupation: gardener
    Martha Phelps, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Garsington, Oxfordshire
    Dennis Kelly, M, Boarder, single, age 17, born Tedenham, Gloucestershire; occupation: gardener

8Ashdown LodgeJohn Brett, M, Head, married, age 57, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: bailiff
    Lidia Brett, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Battle, Sussex
    William Brett, M, Son, single, age 45, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
    Aron Brett, M, Son, single, age 27, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: farmer
    Emma Turner, F, Visitor, married, age 28, born Battle, Sussex
    Herbert Turner, M, Visitor, single, age 4, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Cathrin Turner, M, Visitor, single, age 1, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Minnie Kemp, F, Servant, single, age 14, born Wallingham, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant

8Forest RowAlbert Gammon, M, Head, single, age 30, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: labourer
    George Young, M, Lodger, single, age 65, born Mansfield, Sussex; occupation: labourer

8Holly CottageJesse Card, M, Head, married, age 25, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: labourer
    Amilia Card, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Jesse Card, M, Son, single, age 7, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Percy Card, M, Son, single, age 1, born Hartfield, Sussex

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