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

26East Grinstead TownJames Evershed, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: pen cutter
    Elizabeth Evershed, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born Sussex
    William Evershed, M, [Son], age 7, born Sussex
    Richard Evershed, M, [Son], age 4, born Sussex
    John Evershed, M, [Son], age 2, born Sussex
    Ann Pobgee, F, age 12, born Sussex

26East Grinstead TownJohn Hounsome, M, Head, age 65 to 69, born Sussex; occupation: chemist
    Mary Hounsome, F, [Wife], age 55 to 59
    Hester Brewer, F, age 15 to 19
    Sophia Jackson, F, age 24, born Sussex

26East Grinstead TownGeorge Ellis, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: independent
    William Smith, M, age 15 to 19; occupation: independent

26East Grinstead TownJohn Smith, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: auctioneer
    Sarah Smith, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born Sussex
    Ann Cutler, F, age 60 to 64; occupation: independent
    Emely Warren, F, age 16, born Sussex; occupation Servant

26Chapel LaneHenry Kenward, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation Tin man
    Caroline Kenward, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29
    Maria Kenward, F, [Daughter], age 10 months, born Sussex

26Chapel LaneJesper Wood, M, Head, age 60 to 64, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourer
    George Wood, M, [Son], age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourer
    William Wood, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourer
    Elizabeth Wood, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born Sussex
    Jane Wood, F, [Grand-daughter], age 5, born Sussex

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