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Union Mills
Historical records

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Hayward, M, Head, married, age 34, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: builder's labourerThomas Hayward, builder's labourerThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Mary A. Hayward, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Rye, SussexMary A. Hayward
William Hayward, M, Son, single, age 13, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarWilliam Hayward
Emily Hayward, F, Daughter, single, age 11, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarEmily Hayward
Edith Hayward, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarEdith Hayward
Thomas Hayward, M, Son, single, age 8, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarThomas Hayward
Mary Ann Hayward, F, Daughter, single, age 6, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarMary Ann Hayward
Jane Hayward, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born Cranbrook, KentJane Hayward
Gertrude Hayward, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born Cranbrook, KentGertrude Hayward
Elizabeth Hayward, F, Daughter, single, age 6 m, born Cranbrook, KentElizabeth Hayward

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward Seymour, M, Head, widowed, age 77, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: TailorEdward SeymourThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Frances Seymour, F, Daughter, single, age 40, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: General servantFrances Seymour
William Good, M, Lodger, single, age 53, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Good

3rd Apr 1881CensusSophia Burch, F, Head, widowed, age 67, born Lamberhurst, KentSophia BurchThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
William Burch, M, Son, single, age 40, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: shoemakerWilliam Burch
James Burch, M, Son, single, age 38, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: carpenterJames Burch
Henry Burch, M, Son, single, age 25, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: bricklayer's labourerHenry Burch
Charlotte Slaughter, F, Lodge, widowed, age 82, born Goudhurst, KentCharlotte Slaughter

3rd Apr 1881CensusRobert Woodgate, M, Head, married, age 67, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerRobert Woodgate, farm labourerThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Eliza Woodgate, F, Wife, married, age 66, born Bexhill, SussexEliza Woodgate

3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Jane Wood, F, Head, widowed, age 43, born Tenterden, Kent; occupation: laundressMary Jane Wood, laundressThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Annie Wood, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarAnnie Wood
Albert E. Fowler, M, Grandson, single, age 1, born Tenterden, KentAlbert E. Fowler

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Dyke, M, Head, married, age 32, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: printer compositorHenry Dyke, printer compositorThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Elizabeth Dyke, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Biddenden, KentElizabeth Dyke
Alice E. Dyke, F, Daughter, single, age 5, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarAlice E. Dyke
Frank H. Dyke, M, Son, single, age 2, born Cranbrook, KentFrank H. Dyke

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Smith, M, Head, married, age 53, born Biddenden, Kent; occupation: bakerCharles Smith, bakerThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Elizabeth Smith, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Hove, SussexElizabeth Smith
Grace Smith, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarGrace Smith

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward Lusted, M, Head, married, age 56, born Beckley, Sussex; occupation: brickmakerEdward Lusted, brickmakerThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Eliza Lusted, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Cranbrook, KentEliza Lusted
Edward Dungey, M, Grandson, single, age 7, born Torquay, Devon; occupation: scholarEdward Dungey

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam F. Winch, M, Head, married, age 29, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: auctioneerWilliam F. Winch, auctioneerThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Elizabeth Winch, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Cranbrook, KentElizabeth Winch
Mary Miles, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Hunton, Kent; occupation: cook and domestic servantMary Miles
Hannah Maybourne, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Tenterden, Kent; occupation: housemaid and domestic servantHannah Maybourne

3rd Apr 1881CensusRobert Gilbert, M, Head, married, age 55, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: coachman and domestic servantRobert Gilbert, coachman and domestic servantThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Mary Ann Gilbert, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Wateringbury, KentMary Ann Gilbert
Frank Gilbert, M, Son, age 16, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: houseboy and domestic servantFrank Gilbert
Alice M. Gilbert, F, Daughter, age 14, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarAlice M. Gilbert
Fanny J. Gilbert, F, Daughter, age 11, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarFanny J. Gilbert

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Davis, M, Head, married, age 31, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: carpenterWilliam Davis, carpenterThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Fanny Davis, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Sandhurst, KentFanny Davis

3rd Apr 1881CensusJoshua Stanley, M, Head, widowed, age 58, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: shoemakerJoshua Stanley, shoemakerThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam May, M, Head, married, age 42, born Broadstairs, Kent; occupation: working brewerWilliam May, working brewerThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Harriet May, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Peasmarsh, SussexHarriet May
Ann May, F, Mother, widowed, age 82, born Margate, Kent; occupation: annuitantAnn May
Fanny Crittenden, F, Servant, age 13, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: general servantFanny Crittenden

3rd Apr 1881CensusMatilda Croft, F, Head, married, age 27, born Goudhurst, KentMatilda CroftThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Emily Croft, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born Cranbrook, KentEmily Croft
Elizabeth Croft, F, Daughter, single, age 6 m, born Cranbrook, KentElizabeth Croft
William Hoad, M, Lodger, single, age 36, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Hoad

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Quaif, M, Head, married, age 31, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: draymanThomas Quaif, draymanThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Mary A. Quaif, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Benenden, KentMary A. Quaif
Ernest Quaif, M, Son, age 6, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarErnest Quaif
Frank Quaif, M, Son, age 2, born Cranbrook, KentFrank Quaif
Ada Quaif, F, Daughter, single, age 1, born Cranbrook, KentAda Quaif
William Quaif, M, Brother, single, age 26, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: working brewerWilliam Quaif

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Burgess, M, Head, married, age 34, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: store keeper at brewhouseJames Burgess, store keeper at brewhouseThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Mercy Burgess, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Sandhurst, KentMercy Burgess
George Burgess, M, Son, single, age 10, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarGeorge Burgess
James Burgess, M, Son, single, age 5, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarJames Burgess
Edith Burgess, F, Daughter, single, age 8 m, born Cranbrook, KentEdith Burgess

3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Fryer, M, Head, married, age 54, born Westminster, Sussex; occupation: dairymanRichard Fryer, dairymanThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Sarah Fryer, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Horsted, SussexSarah Fryer
Hannah Fryer, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Tunbridge Wells, KentHannah Fryer
Ebenezer Fryer, M, Son, married, age 23, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: dairymanEbenezer Fryer
Caroline Fryer, F, Son's Wife, married, age 24, born Cranbrook, KentCaroline Fryer
Ella Fryer, F, Granddaughter, single, age 6 m, born Cranbrook, KentElla Fryer

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Goldsmith, M, Head, married, age 58, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerCharles Goldsmith, farm labourerThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Harriett Goldsmith, F, Wife, married, age 59, born Wadhurst, SussexHarriett Goldsmith [Palmer]
Sarah Fuller, F, Lodger, single, age 72, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: dressmakerSarah Fuller
Edward Smith, M, Lodger, single, age 35, born Woolwich, Kent; occupation: saddlerEdward Smith
Thomas Jenner, M, Lodger, widowed, age 73, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: farm labourerThomas Jenner, farm labourer

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Honess, M, Head, married, age 45, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: bricklayer's labourerJohn Honess, bricklayer's labourerThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Matilda Honess, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Cranbrook, KentMatilda Honess
John Honess, M, Son, single, age 16, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: under shepherdJohn Honess
William Honess, M, Son, single, age 14, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Honess
Henry Honess, M, Son, single, age 13, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: farm labourerHenry Honess
Edward Honess, M, Son, single, age 11, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarEdward Honess
James Honess, M, Son, single, age 9, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarJames Honess

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Rogers, M, Head, married, age 65, born Faversham, Kent; occupation: tin plate workerWilliam Rogers, tin plate workerThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Mary Rogers, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Faversham, KentMary Rogers

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Hickmott, M, Head, married, age 53, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: brickmakerWilliam Hickmott, brickmakerThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Albert Hickmott, M, Son, single, age 20, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: farm labourerAlbert Hickmott
Arthur Hickmott, M, Son, age 13, born Cranbrook, KentArthur Hickmott
Sophia Hickmott, F, Daughter, age 11, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarSophia Hickmott
Mary Curties, F, Housekeeper, single, age 46, born Biddenden, Kent; occupation: servtMary Curties

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Beken, M, Head, married, age 59, born Biddenden, Kent; occupation: stoker at gas worksWilliam Beken, stoker at gas worksThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Mary Beken, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Cranbrook, KentMary Beken
William Beken, M, Son, single, age 24, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: stoker at gas worksWilliam Beken
Frank Beken, M, Son, age 13, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarFrank Beken
Emily Beken, F, Daughter, age 11, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarEmily Beken

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Jenner, M, Head, married, age 43, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: carpenter (master) employing 2 men and 1 boyCharles Edward Jenner, master carpenterThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Eliza Jenner, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Ticehurst, SussexEliza Jenner [Kemp]
Ella Jenner, F, Daughter, married, age 16, born Mitcham, SurreyElla Jenner

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Baker, M, Head, married, age 44, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: tailorThomas Baker, tailorThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Mary Ann Baker, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Cranbrook, KentMary Ann Baker
Harry Baker, M, Son, age 20, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: tailorHarry Baker
Albert Baker, M, Son, age 18, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarAlbert Baker
Thomas Baker, M, Son, age 11, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarThomas Baker
Emily Baker, F, Daughter, age 9, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarEmily Baker
Mary Baker, F, Daughter, age 6, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarMary Baker
Eleanor Baker, F, Mother, age 76, born Benenden, KentEleanor Baker

3rd Apr 1881CensusStephen Jenner, M, Head, widowed, age 51, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: carpenter (master) employing 3 men and 1 boyStephen George Lansdell Jenner, master carpenterThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Frances Jenner, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: housekeeperFrances Jenner
Elizabeth Jenner, F, Daughter, age 18, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: dressmakerElizabeth Jenner
Alice Jenner, F, Daughter, age 16, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: dressmakerAlice Jenner

3rd Apr 1881CensusFrances Jenner, F, Head, single, age 33, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: dressmakerFrances Jenner, dressmakerThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Anna Miles, F, Aunt, widowed, age 35, born Horsmonden, KentAnna Miles
Bertha Jenner, F, Niece, age 13, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarBertha Jenner

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames R. Catt, M, Head, single, age 26, born Rye, Sussex; occupation: grocerJames R. Catt, grocerThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Rhoda Catt, F, Mother, widowed, age 64, born Rye, Sussex; occupation: annuitantRhoda Catt
Edward Read, M, Shopman, single, age 19, born Woodchurch, Kent; occupation: grocers shopmanEdward Read

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Crampton, M, Head, married, age 25, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: farm labourerJohn Crampton, farm labourerThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Mary Crampton, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Aberdeen, ScotlandMary Crampton

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Goldsmith, M, Head, married, age 55, born Robertsbridge, SussexThomas GoldsmithThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Eliza Goldsmith, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Isle of Wight, HampshireEliza Goldsmith

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Munday, M, Head, married, age 41, born Biddenden, Kent; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Munday, farm labourerThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Mary Munday, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Benenden, KentMary Munday

3rd Apr 1881CensusWalter Moore, M, Head, married, age 24, born Sandhurst, Kent; occupation: bricklayer's labWalter Moore, bricklayer's labThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Birt, M, Head, married, age 55, born Tenterden, Kent; occupation: groom and gardenerWilliam Birt, groom and gardenerThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Ann Birt, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Cranbrook, KentAnn Birt

3rd Apr 1881CensusSamuel Davis, M, Head, married, age 75, born Ewhurst, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 9 acresSamuel Davis, farmerThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Mary Davis, F, Wife, married, age 81, born Cranbrook, KentMary Davis

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Mercer, M, Head, married, age 40, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: Carpenter and joinerWilliam Mercer, carpenterThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Eliza Mercer, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Cranbrook, KentEliza Mercer

3rd Apr 1881CensusAnn Wraight, F, Head, single, age 53, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: dressmakerAnn Wraight, dressmakerThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Sarah A. Wraight, F, Niece, single, age 32, born Foots Cray, Kent; occupation: dressmakerSarah A. Wraight

3rd Apr 1881CensusEmma Reeves, F, Head, widowed, age 37, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: dressmakerEmma Reeves, dressmakerThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Edith Reeves, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarEdith Reeves
Albert J. Reeves, M, Son, single, age 5, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarAlbert J. Reeves
Charles Taylor, M, Boarder, widowed, age 59, born Cranbrook, KentCharles Taylor, bus driver

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Jenner, M, Head, married, age 31, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: gardener and domestic servantJohn Jenner, gardener and domestic servantThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Margaret Jenner, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Cranbrook, KentMargaret Jenner [Judge]
Ernest Jenner, M, Son, age 9, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarErnest Jenner
Harry Jenner, M, Son, age 5, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholarHarry Jenner
Herbert Jenner, M, Son, age 3, born Cranbrook, KentHerbert Jenner
Caroline Jenner, F, Daughter, age 5 m, born Cranbrook, KentCaroline Jenner

3rd Apr 1881CensusDavid Gilbert, M, Head, married, age 41, born Rochester, Kent; occupation: bricklayer's labourerDavid Gilbert, bricklayer's labourerThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Jane Gilbert, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Sandhurst, KentJane Gilbert
David Gilbert, M, Son, single, age 12, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: baker's apprenticeDavid Gilbert

3rd Apr 1881CensusSophia Swattand, F, Head, single, age 53, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: dressmakerSophia Swattand, dressmakerThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent
Susanna Swattand, F, Sister, single, age 51, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: dressmakerSusanna Swattand

3rd Apr 1881CensusAnn Woolgar, F, Head, widowed, age 70, born Smarden, KentAnn WoolgarThe Hill1881 Census
Cranbrook, Kent

1902The HillThe Hill, CranbrookPrivate collection

c 1920The HillThe Hill, Cranbrook photographed by Francis FrithPrivate collection

1930Windmill HillWindmill Hill, Cranbrook photographed by Francis FrithPrivate collection

c 1940View from Union MillsView from Union Mills, Cranbrook photographed by B. Jenner, CranbrookThe HillPrivate collection

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