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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
2013A Survey of Properties in Hever 1735-1851 by Lionel Colepage; page

Historical records

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Bookham, M, Head, married, age 43, born Hever, Kent, occupation: farm labourerGeorge Bookham, farm labourerLittle Rudlands1881 Census
Hever, Kent
Frances Bookham, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Wrotham, KentFrances Bookham
George Bookham, M, Son, single, age 13, born Hever, Kent, occupation: farm labourerGeorge Bookham
Frances Bookham, F, Daughter, age 11, born Hever, Kent, occupation: scholarFrances Bookham
Lucy Bookham, F, Daughter, age 9, born Hever, Kent, occupation: scholarLucy Bookham
Alice Bookham, F, Daughter, age 5, born Brasted, Kent, occupation: scholarAlice Bookham
Rosalie Bookham, F, Daughter, age 2, born Hever, KentRosalie Bookham
Mary Ann Bookham, F, Daughter, age 8 m, born Hever, KentMary Ann Bookham

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Francis Chapman, M, Head, single, age 66, employs 2 men and 1 boy, occupation: farmerJohn Francis Chapman, farmerGreat Rudlands1881 Census
Hever, Kent
Susan Friend, F, Housekeeper, single, age 44, born Sibton, Suffolk; occupation: housekeeperSusan Friend

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Webzell, M, Head, widowed, age 75, born Lingfield, Surrey; occupation Farm labourerGeorge WebzellRudlands Cottages1881 Census
Hever, Kent
Esther Cook, F, Daughter, widowed, age 43, born Hever, Kent; occupation: housekeeperEsther Cook [Webzell], housekeeper
Sarah A. Cook, F, Granddaughter, single, age 14, born Lingfield, Surrey, out of employment; occupation: domestic servantSarah A. Cook
James Cook, M, Grandson, age 13, born Lingfield, Surrey; occupation: farm labourerJames Cook
Sabina Cook, F, Granddaughter, age 11, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: scholarSabina Cook

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Roffey, M, Head, married, age 50, born Hever, Kent; occupation Farm labourerJames RoffeyRudlands Cottages1881 Census
Hever, Kent
Caroline Roffey, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Sevenoaks, KentCaroline Roffey
James A. Roffey, M, Son, single, age 24, born Hever, Kent; occupation Farm labourerJames A. Roffey
Alfred Roffey, M, Son, age 10, born Hever, Kent; occupation ScholarAlfred Roffey
Albert Roffey, M, Son, age 8, born Hever, Kent; occupation ScholarAlbert Roffey
Emily Roffey, F, Daughter, age 5, born Hever, Kent; occupation ScholarEmily Roffey

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Merchant, M, Head, married, age 31, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Merchant, farm labourerRudlands Cottages1881 Census
Hever, Kent
Eliza Merchant, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Chiddingstone, KentKeziah Merchant [Smithers]
Catherine Merchant, F, Daughter, age 6, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: scholarCatherine Merchant
Gertrude Merchant, F, Daughter, age 4, born Hever, Kent; occupation: scholarGertrude Merchant
Joseph Merchant, M, Son, age 2, born Hever, KentJoseph Merchant

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Nicholls, M, Head, married, age 40, born Westerham, Kent; occupation Farm labourerGeorge NichollsRudlands Cottages1881 Census
Hever, Kent
Mary Nicholls, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Lingfield, SurreyMary Nicholls
Emily Nicholls, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Edenbridge, Kent, out of employment; occupation ServantEmily Nicholls
Charles Nicholls, M, Son, single, age 13, born Hever, Kent; occupation farm servantCharles Nicholls
Joseph Nicholls, M, Son, age 11, born Hever, Kent; occupation ScholarJoseph Nicholls
William Nicholls, M, Son, age 8, born Hever, Kent; occupation ScholarWilliam Nicholls
Alice Nicholls, F, Daughter, age 6, born Brasted, Kent; occupation ScholarAlice Nicholls
Harry Nicholls, M, Son, age 4, born Brasted, KentHarry Nicholls

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Hibberd, M, Head, married, age 53, born Winkbourne Bassett, Wiltshire; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Hibberd, farm labourerLittle Rudlands1891 Census
Hever, Kent
Ellen Hibberd, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Bourton, BerkshireEllen Hibberd
Fanny Hibberd, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Berwick Bassett, Wiltshire; occupation: draper's assistantFanny Hibberd

5th Apr 1891CensusFrederick A Hordern, M, Head, married, age 54, born Shaw, Lancashire; occupation: farmerFrederick A Hordern, farmerRudlands Farm1891 Census
Hever, Kent
Minnie Hordern, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Marylebone, LondonMinnie Hordern
Hugh Waterford, M, Visitor, single, age 22, born Ventnor, Isle Of WightHugh Waterford
Sarah C Longman, F, Servant, single, age 45, born Limehouse, London; occupation: cook and domestic servantSarah C Longman
Alice M Newell, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Kingsgate, Kent; occupation HousemaidAlice M Newell

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Roffey, M, Head, widowed, age 62, born Hever, Kent; occupation Wood DealerJames RoffeyRudlands Cottage1891 Census
Hever, Kent
Arthur Roffey, M, Son, single, age 31, born Hever, Kent; occupation Farm LabourerArthur Roffey
Emily Roffey, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Hever, Kent; occupation General Domestic ServantEmily Roffey
Kate Pearson, F, Housekeeper, single, age 30, born Hever, Kent; occupation HousekeeperKate Pearson
Alice Pearson, F, Housekeeper's Child, age 6, born Sundridge, Kent; occupation ScholarAlice Pearson
Charles Pearson, F, Housekeeper's Child, age 6, born Hever, KentCharles Pearson
Florence Pearson, F, Housekeeper's Child, age 1, born Hever, KentFlorence Pearson

5th Apr 1891CensusFrederick Edwards, M, Head, married, age 27, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: millerFrederick Edwards, millerRudlands Cottage1891 Census
Hever, Kent
Mary Ann Edwards, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Chiddingstone, KentMary Ann Edwards
Frederick J Edwards, M, Son, age 5, born Hever, Kent; occupation: scholarFrederick J Edwards
Charles H Edwards, M, Son, age 1, born Tarring, SussexCharles H Edwards

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