The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1797The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent - Volume III by Edward Hastedp. ii
1886Chevening House by Canon Scott Robertson ⇒ p. 127
1914Highways and Byways in Kent by Walter Jerrold with Illustrations by Hugh Thomson ⇒ p. 344
1933Country Houses of Kent by Arthur Oswald ⇒ p. 58

Historical records

1830Chevening PlaceChevening Place, Chevening by George VirtuePrivate collection

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Friend, M, Head, married, age 28, born Cudham, Kent; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Friend, farm labourerLodge Gate House, Chevening Park1881 Census
Otford, Kent
Sarah Ann Friend, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Newport, EssexSarah Ann Friend
Reginal E. Friend, M, Son, age 2, born Chevening, KentReginal E. Friend
Alice M. Friend, F, Daughter, age 10 m, born Chevening, KentAlice M. Friend

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas H. White, M, Head, married, age 65, born Derby; occupation Farmer And Steward To Earl StanhopeThomas H. WhiteLodge Gate House, Chevening Park1881 Census
Otford, Kent
Elizabeth M. White, F, Wife, married, age 59, born SurreyElizabeth M. White
William White, M, Son, married, age 31, born Chevening, KentWilliam White
Elizabeth White, F, Daughter, single, age 26, born Chevening, KentElizabeth White
Emma White, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Chevening, KentEmma White
Sarah White, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Chevening, KentSarah White
Clara Brook, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Chevening, Kent; occupation: domestic servantClara Brook

3rd Apr 1881CensusAnn Giles, F, Head, single, age 36, born Almsford, Somerset; occupation: housekeeperAnn Giles, housekeeperChevening Place Mansion1881 Census
Otford, Kent
Marianne Daniels, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Aloworthy, Devon; occupation: dairy maidMarianne Daniels
Jane Cragie, F, Servant, single, age 31, born Banfshide, Devon; occupation: housemaidJane Cragie
Ann Simmons, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Ashton, Worcester; occupation: laundressAnn Simmons
Elizabeth Ann Fowler, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Trowse, Norfolk; occupation: servantElizabeth Ann Fowler
Eleanor Skinner, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Great Waltham, Essex; occupation: stillroom maidEleanor Skinner
Clara Milton, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Sandford, Somerset; occupation: housemaidClara Milton
Elizabeth Ripton, F, Servant, age 14, born Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk; occupation Laundry AssistantElizabeth Ripton

3rd Apr 1881CensusRobert Gray, M, Head, married, age 43, born Scotland; occupation: head gardenerRobert Gray, head gardenerGardeners House, Chevening Place1881 Census
Otford, Kent
Mary Anne Gray, F, Wife, married, age 37, born IrelandMary Anne Gray
Margaret Gray, F, Daughter, age 11, born Scotland; occupation: scholarMargaret Gray
Julia Gray, F, Daughter, age 9, born Scotland; occupation: scholarJulia Gray
Robena Gray, F, Daughter, age 7, born Scotland; occupation: scholarRobena Gray
Catherine Gray, F, Daughter, age 3, born Chevening, KentCatherine Gray
James Gray, M, Son, age 1, born Chevening, KentJames Gray

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Wilkins, M, Head, married, age 76, born Brasted, Kent; occupation Pensioned LabourerThomas WilkinsLodge Gate Cottage1881 Census
Otford, Kent
Sophia Wilkins, F, Wife, married, age 72, born Tonbridge, KentSophia Wilkins
George Kenward, M, Lodger, single, age 27, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Kenward

1910CheveningChevening by J. Salmon, SevenoaksPrivate collection

c 1930Chevening - the south front across the lakeChevening - the south front across the lakeCountry Houses

c 1930Chevening - looking down on the north frontChevening - looking down on the north frontCountry Houses

c 1930Chevening - 18th century wrought-iron gateChevening - 18th century wrought-iron gateCountry Houses

c 1930Chevening - the tapestry roomChevening - the tapestry roomCountry Houses

c 1930Chevening - the great staircaseChevening - the great staircaseCountry Houses

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