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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

23Forest RowJohn Magrath, M, Head, married, age 45, born Ireland; occupation: doctor of medicine
    Frances Magrath, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Maresfield, Sussex
    Geo B Flanagan, M, Medical Apt, single, age 29, born Huddersfield, Yorkshire; occupation: doctor of medicine
    Joseph H Holroyd, M, Medical Apt, single, age 38, born Ireland; occupation: doctor of medicine
    Elizabeth Osborn, F, Servant, single, age 28, born Fletching, Sussex
    Ada E Divall, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Nutley, Sussex
    Emily Card, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

23Forest RowWm Jno Venn, M, Head, married, age 25, born Chelwood, Sussex; occupation: coachman
    Julia M Venn, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Sydenham, Kent
    Sydney W Venn, M, Son, single, age 3, born Chelwood, Sussex
    Julia P Venn, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born Chelwood, Sussex

23Forest RowJob Luxford, M, Head, married, age 41, born Horsted Keynes, Sussex; occupation: builder
    Jane Luxford, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Edward J Luxford, M, Son, single, age 15, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: builder's apprentice
    Aba M Luxford, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Kate E Luxford, F, Daughter, single, age 11, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Margaret Luxford, F, Daughter, single, age 8, born Forest Row, Sussex

23Forest RowThomas Welfare, M, Head, married, age 38, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: tailor
    Martha Welfare, F, Wife, married, age 34, born West Hoathly, Sussex
    Mabel E Welfare, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Loura H Welfare, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Forest Row, Sussex

23Forest RowGeorge Mitchell, M, Head, married, age 45, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: wheelwright
    Sarah Mitchell, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Edenbridge, Kent
    George E Mitchell, M, Son, single, age 17, born Ifield, Sussex; occupation: wheelwright
    Alfred Mitchell, M, Son, single, age 15, born Ifield, Sussex; occupation: grocer
    Henry T Mitchell, M, Son, single, age 9, born Ifield, Sussex
    Grace S Mitchell, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Ifield, Sussex

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