The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1861 Frant Census
Reference RG9/573: Ticehurst Enumeration District No 7
Part of the parish of Frant comprising all that part of the Parish of Frant situate within the Tunbridge Wells Local Act District excepting a small portion which is included in the Eridge Ecclesiastical District namely Summer Vale, Strawberry Hill and Ramsly Farm.
Enumerator: Edward Willet Gilbert.
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]

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Sheet    Place    Census entry

8Portland Lodge, Frant RoadThomas Beves, M, Head, married, age 60, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: upholsterer and cabinet maker and Wesleyan local preacher
    Harriett Beves, F, Wife, married, age 57, born St Albans, Hertfordshire
    Henry Beves, M, Son, single, age 15, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: pupil teacher

8Portland Lodge, Frant RoadSamuel Burton, M, Head, married, age 48, born Toynton, Lincolnshire; occupation: draper
    Emma Burton, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Devonport, Devon
    Emma Kate Burton, F, Daughter, age 4, born Chelsea, Middlesex

8Portland Cottage, Frant RoadMartha Jeffery, F, Head, widowed, age 70, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: builder
    Ellen Jeffery, F, Daughter, single, age 43, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: assistant to mother
    Emma Horner, F, Daughter, widowed, age 45, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: water dipper at mineral springs

8Portland House, Frant RoadAlexander Young, M, Head, married, age 76, born London St Lukes, Middlesex; occupation: fundholder
    Patty Young, F, Wife, married, age 63, born Chelsea, Middlesex; occupation: fundholder's wife
    Rosa Young, F, Daughter, single, age 37, born Paddington, Middlesex
    Elizabeth Mercer, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: house servant

81, Abergavenny Villa, Frant RoadHenry J Tuck, M, Head, married, age 39, born Iver, Buckinghamshire; occupation: wine and spirit merchant
    Eliza Tuck, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: wine and spirit merchant's wife
    Henry Tuck, M, Son, age 1, born Frant, Sussex
    Temperance Ludby, F, Cousin, single, age 36, born Kennington, Surrey; occupation: housekeeper
    Christopher Chapman, M, 2nd cousin, single, age 20, born Croydon, Surrey; occupation: wine merchant's clerk
    Sarah Ann Jones, F, Visitor, single, age 17, born Hove Brighton, Sussex; occupation: hotel keeper's daughter
    Ann Seale, F, Servant, age 19, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: house servant
    John T Simmons, M, Servant, age 49, born Mereworth, Kent; occupation: cellerman

81, Abergavenny Villa, Frant RoadRobert Jull, M, Head, married, age 41, born Wrotham, Kent; occupation: house and estate agent
    Elizabeth Jull, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Chiltington, Sussex; occupation: house and estate agent's wife
    Kate Knight Jull, F, Daughter, age 3, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar at home
    Henry K Jull, M, Son, age 2, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: house agent's son
    Bessie M K Jull, F, Daughter, age 9, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Louisa K Jull, F, Daughter, age 8, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Ester Moore, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: house servant
    Mary Apps, F, Servant, single, age 31, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: domestic nurse

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