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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

10VillageWilliam Luxford, M, Head, married, age 39, born Groombridge, Kent; occupation: stone cutter
    Elizabeth Luxford, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Withyham
    Thomas Luxford, M, Son, single, age 12, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Walter Luxford, M, Son, single, age 10, born Forest Row; occupation: scholar
    Luies A. Luxford, M, Son, single, age 8, born Forest Row; occupation: scholar
    Lawrence Luxford, M, Son, single, age 6, born Forest Row; occupation: scholar
    Sarah Ann Luxford, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born Forest Row

10VillageHenry Mitchell, M, Head, married, age 62, born Fletching; occupation: wheelwright
    Miriam Mitchell, F, Wife, married, age 65, born Chiddingly

10VillageWilliam Wells, M, Head, married, age 83, born East Grinstead; occupation Retired Wheelwright
    Ann Wells, F, Wife, married, age 80, born Norfolk
    Ann Eliza Wells, F, Daughter, single, age 57, born East Grinstead
    Fanny Butcher, F, Servant, single, age 14, born East Grinstead, occupation: servant
    Frederick Hudson, M, Lodger, single, age 20, born Hartfield; occupation Wheelwright's labourer

10VillageCharles Taylor, M, Head, married, age 26, born Turners Hill; occupation: bricklayer
    Jane Taylor, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Turners Hill
    Ada A. Taylor, F, Daughter, age 4, born Forest Row
    Charles G. Taylor, M, Son, age 2, born Forest Row
    Ephra Jane Taylor, F, Daughter, age 4 m, born Forest Row

10Tunbridge Wells RoadJames Henley, M, Head, married, age 56, born Ardingly, employs 6 labourers and 2 boys; occupation: farmer
    Elluice Henley, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Hartfield
    Frank Henley, M, Son, single, age 25, born Forest Row
    Alice Henley, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Forest Row
    Elizabeth Blackstone, F, Boarder, married, age 54, born Brighton, occupation: nurse

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