The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex

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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

16Forest Row GreenGeorge Friend, M, Head, married, age 45, born Danehill; occupation: labourer and shop keeper
    Alice Friend, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Horsted Keynes
    James Friend, M, Son, single, age 17, born Forest Row; occupation: labourer
    George Friend, M, Son, single, age 15, born Forest Row; occupation: labourer
    Jesse Friend, M, Son, single, age 11, born Forest Row, handicap: imbecile
    Charlotte Friend, F, Daughter, age 4, born East Grinstead; occupation: scholar
    Frederick H. Friend, M, Son, age 1, born Forest Row

16Forest Row GreenRichard Huggett, M, Head, married, age 63, born Fletching; occupation: master boot maker
    Martha Huggett, F, Wife, married, age 62, born Hartfield

16Delta VillaJoseph Worsley, M, Head, married, age 71, born Wadhurst; occupation Baptist Minister of Forest Row Chapel
    Theriza Worsley, F, Wife, married, age 69, born Hampshire
    Naomi Dumbrell, F, Daughter, married, age 32, born Brighton; occupation: no occupation
    Joseph Brown, M, Grandson, single, age 11, born Brighton
    Sarah Martin, F, Servant, single, age 57, born Wivelsfield; occupation: domestic servant

16Chapel LaneThomas Hemsley, M, Head, married, age 56, born Ringmer; occupation: labourer
    Mary Ann Hemsley, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Worcestershire
    Henry Hemsley, M, Son, single, age 12, born Forest Row; occupation: scholar
    William Hemsley, M, Son, single, age 9, born Forest Row
    Frank Hemsley, M, Son, single, age 5, born Forest Row; occupation: scholar
    Frederick Hemsley, M, Son, single, age 3, born Forest Row
    Edward Hemsley, M, Son, single, age 1, born Forest Row

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