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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

5VillageWilliam Parry, M, Head, single, age 18, born Shoreham; occupation Journeyman Butcher

5VillageHenry Heasman, M, Head, married, age 73, born Hartfield; occupation: farmer
    Mary Heasman, F, Wife, married, age 73, born Hartfield
    Mary Heasman, F, Daughter, single, age 48, born Hartfield; occupation: no occupation
    Henry Heasman, M, Son, single, age 30, born Hartfield
    William Heasman, M, Grandson, single, age 15, born Croydon, Surrey; occupation: carpenter's apprentice

5VillageWilliam H. Harwood, M, Head, widowed, age 70, born Woolwich, Kent; occupation: retired schoolmaster

5VillageAlfred Martin, M, Head, single, age 23, born East Grinstead; occupation: coachman
    Elizabeth Martin, F, Housekeeper, single, age 20, born Forest Row; occupation: housekeeper
    Clara Martin, F, Sister, single, age 6, born Forest Row; occupation: scholar

5VillageJohn Hever, M, Head, married, age 81, born Forest Row; occupation Labourer
    Mary Hever, F, Wife, married, age 78, born West Hoathly

5VillageHenry Morris, M, Head, widowed, age 52, born West Hoathly, employs 3 men; occupation: grocer and draper
    Jemima Morris, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Forest Row; occupation: housekeeper
    Louisa Morris, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Forest Row; occupation: housekeeper
    Bernard Martin, M, Assistant, single, age 21, born Forest Row; occupation: shop assistant
    William Read, M, Assistant, single, age 20, born Slinfold; occupation Shop assistant
    William Thompson, M, Assistant, single, age 17, born Arundel; occupation Shop assistant

5VillageGeorge Richardson, M, Head, married, age 69, born Forest Row, unemployed; occupation Stone Mason
    Helen Richardson, F, Wife, married, age 66, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Helen Richardson, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Forest Row; occupation Domestic Servant
    Ethel Richardson, F, Granddaughter, single, age 4 m, born Forest Row

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