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

15East Grinstead TownJane Elphick, F, Head, age 20 to 24, born Sussex
    Charlotte Elphick, F, [Relation], age 15 to 19, born Sussex
    Edward Elphick, M, [Relation], age 14, born Sussex
    Clara Banks, F, age 10, born Sussex

15East Grinstead TownCatharine Brook, F, Head, age 75 to 79, born Sussex; occupation: independent
    Mary Pomfret, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation Servant
    Susannah Gibbs, F, age 25 to 29; occupation: servant

15East Grinstead TownWilliam Cotton, M, Head, age 25 to 29, occupation: corn dealer
    Ann Cotton, F, [Wife], age 20 to 24
    Walter Cotton, M, [Son], age 11 months, born Sussex
    John Everrey, M, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: currier journeyman

15East Grinstead TownWilliam Gatland, M, Head, age 50 to 54, born Sussex; occupation: butcher journeyman
    Elizabeth Gatland, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54
    George Gatland, M, [Son], age 25 to 29
    Henry Gatland, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born Sussex
    Edward Gatland, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born Sussex
    Louisa Gatland, F, [Daughter], age 10, born Sussex
    James Gatland, M, [Son], age 9, born Sussex

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