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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

19Tomsetts BankAbraham Kemp, M, Head, married, age 25, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: labourer
    Mary A Kemp, F, Wife, married, age 23, born South Heighton Near Newhaven, Sussex
    Alice A Kemp, F, Daughter, single, age 3, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Daniel Harriott, M, Brother, widowed, age 36, born South Heighton Near Newhaven, Sussex; occupation: labourer

19Tomsetts BankEmmer Cousens, F, Head, single, age 65, born Aldingham, Sussex; occupation: living on own means

19Tomsetts BankGeorge Hill, M, Head, married, age 35, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: labourer
    Ellen Hill, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Ellen Hill, F, Daughter, single, age 6, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Mary A Hill, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Ann Hill, F, Mother, widowed, age 70, born East Grinstead, Sussex

19Tomsetts BankJohn Cook, M, Head, widowed, age 71, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: labourer

19Tomsetts BankClare Stewart, F, Head, widowed, age 34, born India
    Emi Stewart, F, Daughter, single, age 8, born Whitchurch, Oxfordshire
    Rachel Rawlinson, F, Servant, single, age 37, born Suffolk; occupation: general domestic servant

19Warren SideWm Jno Walsham, M, Head, married, age 43, born Islington, London; occupation: surgeon
    Edith M Walsham, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Islington, London
    Jesse Links, F, Servant, single, age 41, born Manchester; occupation: general domestic servant
    Ruthann A Wagner, F, Servant, single, age 17, born London; occupation: general domestic servant

19Tomsetts BankJohn Jenner, M, Head, married, age 43, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: labourer
    Sarah Jenner, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Cheriton, Devon
    John Jenner, M, Son, single, age 17, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: labourer
    Harry J Jenner, M, Son, single, age 11, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Sarah A Jenner, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Jane Jenner, F, Mother, widowed, age 78, born Fletching, Sussex

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