The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex

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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

31Tomsetts BankFredrik Womack, M, Head, married, age 34, born St Martins-In-The-Fields, London; occupation: professor and physician
    Ada Womack, F, Wife, married, age 32, born St Georges Hanover Square, London
    Winefred M Womack, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born Hampshire, London
    Harriet H Harris, F, Visitor, single, age 43, born Wolverhampton, Staffordshire; occupation: monthly nurse
    Matilda Margeth, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Cornwall, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant

31Forest RowArthur Grainger, M, Head, married, age 31, born Barcombe, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
    Jame Grainger, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Isfield, Sussex
    Arthur Grainger, M, Son, single, age 3, born Brighton, Sussex
    Ada Grainger, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born Forest Row, Sussex

31Forest RowAlrick Grisbrook, M, Head, married, age 23, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation: railway porter
    Emma Grisbrook, F, Wife, married, age 23, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Llewellyn Grisbrook, M, Son, single, age 1, born East Grinstead, Sussex

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