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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

18Stone HouseFendall Thompson, M, Head, married, age 54, born East Indies; occupation Retired From Bengal Civil Service
    Ellen Thompson, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Scotland
    Ada Thompson, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born East Indies; occupation Scholar
    Ethel M. Thompson, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born East Indies; occupation Scholar
    Amy E. Thompson, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Scotland; occupation Scholar
    Leonard F. Thompson, M, Son, single, age 8, born Scotland; occupation Scholar
    Gerald M. Thompson, M, Son, single, age 5, born Gloucestershire; occupation Scholar
    Sarah Heasman, F, Servant, single, age 29, born Withyham; occupation: cook
    Emily G. Farmer, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Battle; occupation: parlour maid
    Harriett Hills, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Sussex; occupation: housemaid
    Harriett Hill, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Sussex; occupation: scullery maid
    Barbara Eichen, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Germany; occupation: nurse
    John Rogers, M, Servant, single, age 14, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation: stable boy

18Wolrius LaneThomas Newberry, M, Head, married, age 33, born Bletchingly, Surrey; occupation Painter
    Mary Newberry, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Bedfordshire
    Lettia Newberry, F, Daughter, single, age 3, born Forest Row
    George T. Newberry, M, Son, single, age 1, born Forest Row

18Tunbridge Wells RoadJohn Waters, M, Head, married, age 35, born Forest Row; occupation Wood and Hay Dealer
    Jennet Waters, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Forest Row
    Margaret J. Waters, F, Daughter, single, age 11, born Forest Row; occupation Scholar

18Tunbridge Wells RoadSarah J. Wolvin, F, Head, widowed, age 60, born Kent; occupation Retired Grocer and Draper
    Arthur Steut, M, Grandson, single, age 8, born Islington, London; occupation Scholar
    Mary Ann Steut, F, Granddaughter, single, age 6, born Islington, London; occupation Scholar

18Tunbridge Wells RoadWilliam H. Pryer, M, Head, married, age 32, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation Grocer
    Sophia Pryer, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Kent
    Daisey M. Pryer, F, Daughter, age 5 m, born Forest Row

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