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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]

Census sheets
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Sheet    Place    Census entry

1East Grinstead TownBenjamin Huggett, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: draper
    Sarah Huggett, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34
    William Huggett, M, [Son], age 5, born Sussex
    Emma Huggett, F, [Daughter], age 3, born Sussex
    Agnes Huggett, F, [Daughter], age 1, born Sussex
    Elisabeth Huggett, F, [Daughter], age 2 months, born Sussex
    Elizabeth Alston, F, age 65 to 69; occupation independent
    Isaac Ellis, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: shopman
    George Ellis, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: apprentice
    Henry Dray, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: apprentice
    Trayton Foster, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: shopman
    Sarah Heath, F, age 15 to 19; occupation: servant
    Mariah Coward, F, age 14, born Sussex, occupation: servant

1East Grinstead TownJohn Whyte, M, Head, age 33, born Scotland; occupation Surgeon
    Anna Whyte, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born Sussex
    Philliss Todman, F, age 18, born Sussex; occupation Servant
    John Steer, M, age 16; occupation Servant

1East Grinstead TownAnn Wilson, F, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation Spirit Manufacturer
    Luesia Wilson, F, [Relation], age 20 to 24
    Cordelia Langridge, F, age 25 to 29, born Sussex
    Octavius Wilson, M, age 15 to 19

1East Grinstead TownRobert Knight, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: shoe maker
    Sarah Knight, F, [Wife], age 34
    Elizabeth Knight, F, [Daughter], age 13, born Sussex
    Richard Knight, M, [Son], age 11, born Sussex
    Sarah Knight, F, [Daughter], age 9, born Sussex
    Robert Knight, M, [Son], age 5, born Sussex

1East Grinstead TownAbraham Turner, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: smith
    Sarah Turner, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born Sussex
    Abraham Turner, M, [Son], age 3, born Sussex

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