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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

3VillageChas. E. Hemsley, M, Head, single, age 36, born NewTimber, employs 2 boys; occupation: grocer and draper

3Lower RoadEmma Medhurst, F, Head, widowed, age 38, born Wadhurst; occupation: no occupation
    Frank Medhurst, M, Son, single, age 10, born Forest Row; occupation: scholar
    Edith Medhurst, F, Daughter, single, age 8, born Forest Row; occupation: scholar
    Louisa Medhurst, F, Daughter, age 6, born Forest Row; occupation: scholar
    Mary Medhurst, F, Daughter, age 4, born Forest Row; occupation: scholar

3Lower RoadEdward Cook, M, Head, single, age 59, born Forest Row, occupation: labourer
    James Underwood, M, Lodger, single, age 67, born Forest Row; occupation Herdsman

3Lower RoadWalter Galloway, M, Head, married, age 29, born Edenbridge, Kent, unemployed; occupation: groom
    Mary Ann Galloway, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Hartfield

3Lower RoadHenry Mitchel, M, Head, married, age 53, born Hartfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Jane Mitchel, F, Wife, married, age 54, born East Grinstead
    Charles Mitchel, M, Grandson, single, age 4, born East Grinstead; occupation: scholar

3Lower RoadHannah Jupp, F, Head, widowed, age 63, born Hartfield; occupation: no occupation
    Mary Ann Cooper, F, Granddaughter, age 6, born Croydon, Surrey, occupation: scholar
    Frank Baker, M, Lodger, single, age 22, born Kirdford; occupation: butcher

3Lower RoadRobert Hunnisett, M, Head, married, age 43, unemployed; occupation: butler
    Hephzibah Hunnisett, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Northamptonshire; occupation: laundress
    Robert Hunnisett, M, Son, single, age 16, born Marylebone, London; occupation: groom
    William Hunnisett, M, Son, single, age 14, born Marylebone, London; occupation: domestic servant
    Emily Hunnisett, F, Daughter, age 11, born Leicestershire; occupation: scholar
    Harry Hunnisett, M, Son, age 7, born Forest Row; occupation: scholar
    Earnest Hunnisett, M, Son, age 5, born Forest Row; occupation: scholar
    Emma Hunnisett, F, Daughter, age 3, born Forest Row
    Frank Hunnisett, M, Son, age 2, born Forest Row

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