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

5East Grinstead TownSarah Elliott, F, Head, age 46, born Sussex; occupation: innkeeper
    John Brooker, M, age 32, born Sussex; occupation: servant
    Jane Miles, F, age 22, born Sussex; occupation: servant
    William Sandels, M, age 18, born Sussex; occupation: servant
    Thomas Russell, M, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourer
    William Lee, M, age 20 to 24; occupation: tailor journeyman
    Walter Lee, M, age 15 to 19
    Edward Coward, M, age 25 to 29, occupation: army
    Robert Card, M, age 24; occupation: army
    George Every, M, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Louisa Harris, F, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: independent
    Caroline Freeman, F, age 36, born Sussex; occupation: independent

5East Grinstead TownJoseph Sheppard, M, Head, age 36, born Sussex; occupation Tailor
    Sarah Sheppard, F, [Wife], age 36, born Sussex
    George Sheppard, M, [Son], age 9, born Sussex
    Michael Histed, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: apprentice

5East Grinstead TownWilliam Clark, M, Head, age 74, occupation: independent
    Roseanna Bailey, F, age 45 to 49; occupation: independent
    Margaret Heath, F, age 8
    Mary Bayts, F, age 25 to 29, occupation: servant

5East Grinstead TownSophia Lashmar, F, Head, age 50 to 54, born Sussex; occupation: independent
    Amelia Lashmar, F, age 45 to 49, born Sussex
    Caroline Martin, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servant

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