The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1841 East Grinstead Census
Reference: East Grinstead Enumeration District 1
All that part of the Parish of East Grinstead comprising the lower Chapel Lane, Ship Lane, Rock Gardens as far as Place Land, The Rocks as far as the Pigence House, The Hermitage, Hurst and Clays and as far as the Cross Ways
Enumerator: Benjamin Huggett
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]

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Sheet    Place    Census entry

4East Grinstead TownWilliam Palmer, M, Head, age 55 to 59, born Sussex; occupation Independent
    Thomas Palmer, M, [Son], age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation Labourer
    Jane Palmer, F, [Daughter-in-law], age 25 to 29
    Thomas Crump, M, age 25 to 29, occupation: shopman
    Mary Chandler, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex, occupation: servant
    Sarah Thomas, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation Servant

4East Grinstead TownCharles Sawyer, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: draper
    Mary Sawyer, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44
    Mary Sawyer, F, [Daughter], age 10, born Sussex
    Katharine Sawyer, F, [Daughter], age 3, born Sussex
    William Wybourne, M, age 25 to 29; occupation Shopman
    Edward Greenhill, M, age 25 to 29; occupation: shopman
    Francis Simes, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation Apprentice
    William Payne, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: apprentice
    Amelia Belton, F, age 30 to 34, occupation: servant
    Elizabeth Hall, F, age 24, born Sussex; occupation: servant

4East Grinstead TownJohn Isard, M, Head, age 58, born Sussex; occupation: fellmonger
    Ann Isard, F, [Wife], age 54, born Sussex
    Thomas Isard, M, [Son], age 19, born Sussex; occupation: tailor's apprentice
    Sarah Isard, F, [Daughter], age 15, born Sussex
    Mary Head, F, age 81, born Sussex; occupation: independent

4Crown InnLucy Head, F, Head, age 54; occupation: innkeeper
    Lucy Head, F, [Daughter], age 22
    Mary Head, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24

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