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1881 East Grinstead Census
The Southern part of East Grinstead Parish that includes Forest Row Village, Forest Row Green and Quay Brook Common
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

1Station RoadWalter J. Judges, M, Head, married, age 26, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: railway station master
    Mary E. Judges, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Three Bridges
    Nelly E. Judges, F, Daughter, single, age 5, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Elizabeth Judges, F, Daughter, single, age 3, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Walter J. Judges, M, Son, single, age 11 m, born Forest Row
    Chas. Peddlesden, M, Boarder, single, age 15, born Eridge Green; occupation: railway clerk

1Station RoadGeorge Pierce, M, Head, married, age 25, born Fletching; occupation Labourer
    Susan Pierce, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Sussex
    George T. Pierce, M, Son, single, age 2, born Brighton

1Station RoadMichal Mitchell, M, Head, married, age 46, born East Grinstead; occupation: farm labourer
    Jane Mitchell, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Isfield
    Henry Mitchell, M, Son, single, age 20, born Hartfield; occupation: labourer
    Ellen Mitchell, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Forest Row; occupation: no occupation
    William Mitchell, M, Son, single, age 11, born Forest Row; occupation: scholar
    Albert Mitchell, M, Son, single, age 9, born Forest Row; occupation: scholar
    Thomas Mitchell, M, Son, single, age 6, born Forest Row; occupation: scholar

1London RoadWilliam Welfare, M, Head, married, age 35, born Forest Row, unemployed; occupation Stone Mason
    Mary J. Welfare, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Forest Row
    Albert H. Rayward, M, Lodger, single, age 29, born Cowfold; occupation Corn Dealer

1London RoadAnn Huggett, F, Head, married, age 33, born Lewes; occupation: dressmaker
    Earnest C. Huggett, M, Son, single, age 6, born Hastings; occupation: scholar
    Annie Huggett, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born Forest Row; occupation: scholar
    William C. Huggett, M, Son, age 1, born Forest Row
    John Meades, M, Lodger, single, age 60, born East Grinstead; occupation: musician

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