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 ancestry.co.uk
  • 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

132, Prospect Cottage, Frant RoadJames Wickens, M, Head, married, age 29, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: Tunbridgeware finisher
    Mary A Wickens, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: Tunbridgeware finisher's wife
    George H Wickens, M, Son, age 1, born Frant, Sussex
    William Richardson, F, Boarder, single, age 41, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: cabinet maker

133, Prospect Cottage, Frant RoadJames Blunt, M, Head, married, age 34, born Horsmonden, Kent; occupation: carpenter
    Sarah Blunt, F, Wife, age 21, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: carpenter's wife
    James Blunt, M, Son, age 9m, born Speldhurst, Kent

134, Prospect Cottage, Frant RoadMary A Nunn, F, Head, widowed, age 41, born Cork, Ireland; occupation: dressmaker
    Thomas Nunn, M, Son, age 13, born Diss, Norfolk; occupation: scholar
    Mary A Nunn, F, Daughter, age 12, born Diss, Norfolk; occupation: scholar
    Anne M Nunn, F, Daughter, age 10, born Diss, Norfolk; occupation: scholar
    William Nunn, M, Son, age 4, born Ipswich, Suffolk; occupation: scholar

13Cottage Behind Prospect Cottage, Frant RoadJoseph Watson, M, Head, married, age 33, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: gardener (labourer)
    Elizabeth Watson, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Sheffield, Yorkshire; occupation: gardener's wife

13Cottage Behind Prospect Cottage, Frant RoadRobert Booth, M, Head, married, age 29, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: tile maker
    Mary Booth, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: tile maker's wife

13Carpenters Arms, Frant RoadHannah Brooker, F, Head, widowed, age 61, born Chatham, Kent; occupation: beerhouse keeper
    Eliza Brooker, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: beerhouse assistant
    Thomas May, M, Lodger, single, age 34, born Wokingham, Berkshire; occupation: carpenter
    Hezekiah Dibley, M, Lodger, widowed, age 66, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    George Weller, M, Lodger, widowed, age 56, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

13Grocer's Shop, 1, Victoria Cottages, Frant RoadStephen Beale, M, Head, married, age 42, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: carpenter and joiner
    Frances Beale, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Sandhurst, Kent; occupation: carpenter and joiner's wife
    Louis S Beale, M, Son, age 7, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Sarah Ann Beale, F, Daughter, age 1m, born Frant, Sussex
    Isabel Cheesman, F, Wife's sister, single, age 25, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: servant all work

132, Victoria Cottages, Frant RoadJohn Faircloth, M, Head, married, age 38, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: butcher (master)
    Sarah E Faircloth, F, Wife, married, age 60, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: butcher's wife
    Joseph Faircloth, M, Son, single, age 30, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: butcher's assistant
    Mary Faircloth, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: butcher's servant

133, Victoria Cottages, Frant RoadMaria Gasson, F, Head, widowed, age 62, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: monthly nurse

134, Victoria Cottages, Frant RoadJohn Curd, M, Head, married, age 43, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: domestic gardener (private)
    Eliza Curd, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: gardener's wife
    Caroline Curd, F, Daughter, age 12, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Jane E Curd, F, Daughter, age 9, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    John Curd, M, Son, age 7, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Alice Curd, F, Daughter, age 3, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Mary Curd, F, Daughter, age 1, born Frant, Sussex

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