The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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

11Broadstone Farm, Ashdown ForestGeorge Beard, M, Head, married, age 60, born Fletching, occupation: labourer
    Tilpha Beard, F, Wife, married, age 74, born Fletching
    Tilpha Beard, F, Daughter, single, age 33, born Fletching, occupation: no occupation
    William Wickens, M, Grandson, single, age 13, born East Grinstead

11BroadstoneHenry Heasman, M, Head, married, age 44, born Hartfield; occupation: labourer
    Annie Heasman, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Hartfield
    Alice Heasman, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born Hartfield; occupation: scholar
    Amy Heasman, F, Daughter, single, age 3, born Hartfield

11Tunbridge Wells RoadThomas Bingham, M, Head, married, age 31, born Keymer, occupation: labourer
    Harriett Bingham, F, Wife, married, age 37, born East Grinstead, occupation: charwoman
    Mary Bingham, F, Mother, widowed, age 74, born Cuckfield, occupation: no occupation
    Thomas Bingham, M, Son, single, age 12, born East Grinstead
    Alice Bingham, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born Forest Row
    Lilian Bingham, F, Daughter, single, age 2 m, born Forest Row

11VillageAnn Hollands, F, Head, widowed, age 64, born Hartfield
    Henry Hollands, M, Son, single, age 31, born Balcombe; occupation: miller

11Wells Cottage, VillageHenry Wheeler, M, Head, married, age 39, born Horsted Keynes; occupation Labourer
    Martha Wheeler, F, Wife, married, age 33, born West Hoathly
    Henry Wheeler, M, Son, single, age 13, born Fletching; occupation Labourer
    James Wheeler, M, Son, age 7, born Fletching; occupation Scholar
    Frederick Wheeler, M, Son, single, age 5, born East Grinstead; occupation Scholar
    Rosina Wheeler, F, Daughter, age 2, born East Grinstead
    Thomas Wheeler, M, Son, age 6 m, born East Grinstead

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