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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

24Forest RowJohn Heasman, M, Head, married, age 42, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
    Ann Heasman, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Cowden, Kent
    Ada Heasman, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Cowden, Kent
    John Heasman, M, Son, single, age 9, born Cowden, Kent
    May Heasman, F, Daughter, single, age 5, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Albert Heasman, M, Son, single, age 3, born Hartfield, Sussex

24Forest RowMary A Martin, F, Head, widowed, age 52, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: baker
    Milton Martin, M, Son, single, age 20, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: baker
    Clarice E Martin, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Thomas M Padgham, M, Grandson, single, age 13, born Forest Row, Sussex

24Forest RowGeorge Waters, M, Head, married, age 41, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: labourer
    Annie Waters, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Launton, Somerset
    Mary Waters, F, Daughter, single, age 11, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Edmond Waters, M, Son, single, age 8, born Forest Row, Sussex
    James Waters, M, Son, single, age 7, born Forest Row, Sussex
    Isabel Waters, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born Forest Row, Sussex

24Forest RowEdward Willie, M, Head, married, age 59, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: labourer
    Elmar Willie, F, Wife, married, age 59, born Nutley, Sussex
    Philidpla Willie, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born Hartfield, Sussex

24Forest RowHenry Mitchell, M, Head, married, age 30, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: grocer's porter
    Mary A Mitchell, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Percy H Mitchell, M, Son, single, age 1, born Forest Row, Sussex
    William Woodrow, M, Father-in-law, married, age 61, born Sudbourne, Suffolk; occupation: gamekeeper
    Abgail Woodrow, F, Mother-in-law, married, age 67, born Hartfield, Sussex

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