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

13Ship InnHenry Barber, M, Head, age 50 to 54, born Sussex, occupation: innkeeper
    Martha Barber, F, [Wife], age 55 to 59, born Sussex
    George Goldsmith, M, age 14, born Sussex
    John Brooker, M, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: shoe maker
    David Baker, M, age 15 to 19; occupation: army
    James Nye, M, age 25 to 29; occupation Army
    male N/K, M, age 25 to 29
    male N/K, M, age 20 to 24; occupation Tailor journeyman

13East Grinstead TownGeorge Carey, M, Head, age 30 to 34, occupation: surgeon
    Helen Carey, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born Sussex
    Philla Hartnap, F, age 20 to 24; occupation: servant
    Susannah Cockerell, F, age 20 to 24, occupation: servant
    James Wood, M, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation Servant

13East Grinstead TownRichard Norman, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation Carpenter
    Mary Norman, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born Sussex
    Charles Norman, M, [Son], age 4, born Sussex
    N/K Norman, F, [Daughter], age 2, born Sussex
    Sarah Norman, F, [Relation], age 15, born Sussex
    Eliza Weane, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation Dressmaker
    Jane Wood, F, [Lodger], age 30 to 34, born Sussex
    Henry Wood, M, [Lodger's son], age 5, born Sussex
    Eliza Wood, F, [Lodger's daughter], age 2

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