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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

12Tomsetts BankEdwin Harding, M, Head, married, age 45, born West Hoathly, Sussex; occupation: cleaver
    Sarah Harding, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Stevenage, Sussex
    Harriet Harding, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Alfred Harding, M, Son, single, age 11, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Elizabeth Harding, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Amy Harding, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born East Grinstead, Sussex

12Tomsetts BankJames Upton, M, Head, married, age 32, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
    Harriet Upton, F, Wife, married, age 26, born London, Middlesex
    Ethel C Upton, F, Daughter, single, age 1, born Tomsetts Bank, Forest Row, Sussex
    Albert J Upton, M, Son, single, age 1 month, born Tomsetts Bank, Forest Row, Sussex

12Tomsetts BankGeorge Brill, M, Head, widowed, age 50, born Aston, Buckinghamshire; occupation: farm labourer
    George Brill, M, Son, single, age 19, born Reigate, Surrey

12Fau.. FarmJohn Payne, M, Head, married, age 39, born R..., Leicestershire; occupation: gardener
    Eliza Payne, F, Wife, married, age 44, born St Stephen Norwich, Norfolk
    George H Payne, M, Son, single, age 13, born Reigate, Surrey
    Alice E Payne, F, Visitor, single, age 20, born Reigate, Surrey
    Kelew Walsh, M, Lodger, single, age 28, born Ireland; occupation: brewer's drayman

12Forest RowFred Eastern, M, Head, married, age 53, born Westfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
    Emily Eastern, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    George Eastern, M, Son, single, age 15, born Westfield, Sussex; occupation: postman
    Flora Eastern, F, Daughter, single, age 11, born Westfield, Sussex
    Emily Harden, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Bexley Heath, Kent; occupation: general domestic servant

12Royal OakEdward Mitchell, M, Head, married, age 58, born Felbridge, Surrey; occupation: publican
    Esther Mitchell, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Dormansland, Surrey
    James Mitchell, M, Son, single, age 7, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Hurly Mitchell, M, Son, single, age 6 months, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Harry Mitchell, M, Son, single, age 6 months, born Forest Row, Sussex

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