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

18East Grinstead TownFrancis Meads, M, Head, age 50 to 54, born Sussex; occupation: baker
    Mary Meads, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born Sussex
    Francis Meads, M, [Son], age 25 to 29, born Sussex
    Mary Meads, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24, born Sussex
    Sarah Meads, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born Sussex
    Jane Meads, F, [Daughter], age 14, born Sussex
    George Meads, M, [Son], age 11, born Sussex
    William Meads, M, [Son], age 8, born Sussex
    Edwin Moody, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: tailor journeyman
    Thomas Moon, M, age 19, born Sussex; occupation: apprentice
    Charlotte Chart, F, age 14, born Sussex, occupation: servant
    Elizabeth Hollingdale, F, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: dressmaker
    Sarah Payne, F, age 11, born Sussex
    James Hollingdale, M, age 1, born Sussex
    Jane Beard, F, age 30 to 34, born Sussex, occupation: dressmaker

18East Grinstead TownGeorge Lynn, M, Head, age 60 to 64, born Sussex; occupation: stone mason
    Mary Lynn, F, [Daughter], age 30 to 34, born Sussex
    Charles Lynn, M, [Son], age 24, born Sussex; occupation: stone mason
    Martha Lynn, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24, born Sussex
    Harriot Lynn, F, [Daughter], age 17, born Sussex

18East Grinstead TownJohn Lampton, M, Head, age 65 to 69, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    May Lampton, F, [Daughter], age 25 to 29, born Sussex

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