The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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

9Holly FarmRichard Card, M, Head, married, age 65, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer
    Lydia Card, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Hartfield, Sussex
    James Card, M, Son, single, age 26, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeper
    Jessie Card, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Laura Taylor, F, Granddaughter, single, age 6, born East Grinstead, Sussex

9Yew Tree HallMark Symons, M, Head, married, age 25, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farmer
    Mary Symons, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Alice M Symons, F, Daughter, single, age 3 months, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Luke W Symons, M, Brother, single, age 23, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: labourer

9Broadstone FarmChristopher Heasman, M, Head, married, age 30, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: farm servant
    Kate Heasman, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Muriel E Heasman, F, Daughter, single, age 3, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Christina L Heasman, F, Daughter, single, age 1, born Forest Row, Sussex

9The ForestJohn Goard, M, Head, married, age 49, born Westerham, Kent; occupation: farmer
    Phillipin Goard, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Brighton, Sussex
    Phillipin Goard, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Brighton, Sussex
    William Goard, M, Son, single, age 10, born Westerham, Kent
    George Goard, M, Son, single, age 8, born Westerham, Kent
    Nellie Goard, F, Daughter, single, age 5, born Westerham, Kent
    Barton N Goard, M, Son, single, age 1, born East Grinstead, Sussex

9Bank CottageTomas Miles, M, Head, married, age 71, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: farmer
    Harriett Miles, F, Wife, married, age 69, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Thomas Jarvis, M, Lodger, single, age 39, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: mason

9Br.. CottageGeorge Brett, M, Head, married, age 45, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: farmer
    Eliza A Brett, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Tottenham, Middlesex

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