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Historical records

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Shoesmith, M, Head, married, age 62, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: grocerJohn Shoesmith, grocerHigh Street1881 Census
Cowden, Kent
Amelia Shoesmith, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Chiddingstone, KentAmelia Shoesmith
Henry Shoesmith, M, Son, single, age 22, born Hartfield, SussexHenry Shoesmith
Fanny Shoesmith, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Cowden, KentFanny Shoesmith
Betsey Shoesmith, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Cowden, KentBetsey Shoesmith

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Brooker, M, Head, married, age 59, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: shoemakerJohn Brooker, shoemakerHigh Street1881 Census
Cowden, Kent
Mary Ann Brooker, F, Wife, married, age 62, born Bedborough, KentMary Ann Brooker
Anetta Brooker, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born Cowden, KentAnetta Brooker
Albert Brooker, M, Son, single, age 38, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: shoemakerAlbert Brooker
Harry Camfield, M, Lodger, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: shoe makerHarry Camfield

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Chandler, M, Head, married, age 32, born Edenbridge, Kent, occupation: grocer and draperJohn Chandler, grocer and draperHigh Street1881 Census
Cowden, Kent
Mary Chandler, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Tun Wells, SussexMary Chandler
John Chandler, M, Son, age 7 m, born Cowden, KentJohn Chandler
Thomas Richardson, M, Apprentice, single, age 17, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation Grocer's apprenticeThomas Richardson
Ada Seal, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation ServantAda Seal
Alice Hornewood, F, Servant, age 12, born Tun Wells, Sussex; occupation: nurse girlAlice Hornewood

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Miles, M, Head, single, age 40, born Hartfield, Sussex, employs 1 man and 1 boy; occupation: shoe makerJames Miles, boot makerHigh Street1881 Census
Cowden, Kent
Owen Tery, M, Boarder, single, age 16, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation Shoe maker's apprenticeOwen Tery

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam May, M, Head, married, age 70, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam May, farm labourerHigh Street1881 Census
Cowden, Kent
Mary May, F, Wife, married, age 69, born Hartfield, SussexMary May

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Ingram, M, Head, married, age 45, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: plumberGeorge Ingram, plumberHigh Street1881 Census
Cowden, Kent
Elizabeth Ingram, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Ditchling, SussexElizabeth Ingram
Henry G. Ingram, M, Son, single, age 19, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: plumberHenry G. Ingram
Mary E. Ingram, F, Daughter, age 13, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarMary E. Ingram
Jo Ingram, M, Son, age 11, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarJo Ingram
Jim Ingram, M, Son, age 8, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarJim Ingram
Kate Ingram, F, Daughter, age 5, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarKate Ingram
Arthur Ingram, M, Son, age 4, born Cowden, KentArthur Ingram
Percy Ingram, M, Son, age 1, born Cowden, KentPercy Ingram

3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Ann Wickham, F, Head, widowed, age 78, born Brasted, KentMary Ann WickhamHigh Street1881 Census
Cowden, Kent

3rd Apr 1881CensusJesse Harding, M, Head, married, age 40; occupation: farm labourerJesse Harding, farm labourerHigh Street1881 Census
Cowden, Kent
Mary Ann Harding, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Edenbridge, KentMary Ann Harding [Austen]
Jesse Harding, M, Son, single, age 15, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJesse Walter Harding
Mildred Harding, F, Daughter, age 11, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarMildred Harding
Harriett Harding, F, Daughter, age 9, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarHarriett E Harding
William Harding, M, Son, age 6, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarWilliam Harding
Kate Harding, F, Daughter, age 1, born Cowden, KentKate Harding
Margaret Harding, F, Daughter, age 3 m, born Cowden, KentMargaret Harding

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Bailey, M, Head, married, age 42, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: carpenter and joinerGeorge Bailey, carpenter and joinerHigh Street1881 Census
Cowden, Kent
Harriett Bailey, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Withyham, SussexHarriett Bailey
Sarah Ann H. Bailey, F, Daughter, age 15, born Cowden, KentSarah Ann H. Bailey
George H. Bailey, M, Son, age 14, born Hartfield, SussexGeorge H. Bailey
Harriett E. Bailey, F, Daughter, age 12, born East Grinstead, SussexHarriett E. Bailey
Frederick Bailey, M, Son, age 9, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarFrederick Bailey
Lydia Bailey, F, Daughter, age 7, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarLydia Bailey
Martha Bailey, F, Daughter, age 5, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarMartha Bailey
Arthur Bailey, M, Son, age 3, born Cowden, KentArthur Bailey
Esther Bailey, F, Daughter, age 2, born Cowden, KentEsther Bailey
Alfred Bailey, M, Son, age 5 m, born Cowden, KentAlfred Bailey

3rd Apr 1881CensusArthur Hollands, M, Head, single, age 29, born Bexhill, Sussex; occupation: butcherArthur Hollands, butcherHigh Street1881 Census
Cowden, Kent
Martha E. Burfoot, F, Cousin, single, age 27, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: housekeeperMartha Elizabeth Hollands [Burfoot]
Harriett Sefton, F, Visitor, widowed, age 48, born NorwichHarriett Sefton

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Welfare, M, Head, widowed, age 66, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation TailorHenry WelfareHigh Street1881 Census
Cowden, Kent
Eliza Welfare, F, Daughter, single, age 40, born Cowden, Kent; occupation HousekeeperEliza Welfare
Ada Welfare, F, Granddaughter, age 14, born Cowden, KentAda Welfare
Frank Turner, M, Grandson, age 10, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation ScholarFrank Turner

3rd Apr 1881CensusCaleb Dial, M, Head, married, age 54, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: fellmongerCaleb Dial, fellmongerHigh Street1881 Census
Cowden, Kent
Sophia Dial, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Cowden, KentSophia Dial
Benjamin Dial, M, Father, widowed, age 85, born Cowden, Kent, handicap: deaf; occupation: fellmongerBenjamin Dial

5th Apr 1891CensusCharles Liberty Longley, M, Head, married, age 33, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: farm labourerCharles Liberty Longley, farm labourerLower Cross1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
Mary Ann Longley, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Great Canfield, EssexMary Ann Longley
Charles Edgar Longley, M, Son, age 10, born Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire; occupation: scholarCharles Edgar Longley
Verney Longley, M, Son, age 7, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarVerney Longley
Spencer Longley, M, Son, age 5, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarSpencer Longley
Albert Longley, M, Son, age 2, born Cowden, KentAlbert Longley
Esther Longley, F, Mother, widowed, age 71, born Lingfield, Surrey; occupation: supported by the familyEsther Longley

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Lucas, M, Head, married, age 45, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: bricklayerJohn Lucas, bricklayerLower Cross1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
Mary Ann Lucas, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Cowden, KentMary Ann Lucas
Walter Lucas, M, Son, single, age 19, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: bricklayer's labourerWalter Lucas
Clifford Lucas, M, Son, single, age 17, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: farm labourerClifford Lucas
John Lucas, M, Son, single, age 15, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: farm labourerJohn Lucas
Emily L Lucas, F, Daughter, age 11, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarEmily L Lucas
George Lucas, M, Son, age 9, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarGeorge Lucas
Mary A Lucas, F, Daughter, age 7, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarMary A Lucas
Harry Lucas, M, Son, age 4, born Cowden, KentHarry Lucas
Nora Lucas, F, Daughter, age 2, born Cowden, KentNora Lucas

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Hill, M, Head, married, age 30, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: hay trusserJohn Hill, hay trusserHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
Annie Hill, F, Wife, married, age 32, born LondonAnnie Hill
Ada M Hill, F, Daughter, age 2, born Cowden, KentAda M Hill

5th Apr 1891CensusWiliam Day, M, Head, married, age 47, born Headcorn, Kent; occupation: wheelwrightWiliam Day, wheelwrightHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
Helen J Day, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born New Romney, KentHelen J Day
Wiliam J Day, M, Son, single, age 17, born St Marys, Kent; occupation: gardenerWiliam J Day
Arthur Thornby, M, Lodger, single, age 18, born Knockholt, Kent; occupation: CarpenterArthur Thornby

5th Apr 1891CensusIsaac Seymer, M, Head, married, age 22, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerIsaac Seymer, farm labourerHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
Leah A Seymer, F, Wife, married, age 19, born Cowden, KentLeah A Seymer

5th Apr 1891CensusAlbert Ingram, M, Head, married, age 22, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: bricklayer's labourerAlbert Ingram, bricklayer's labourerHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
Emily Ingram, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Cowden, KentEmily Ingram
Alice Ingram, F, Daughter, age 7, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarAlice Ingram
Nellie Ingram, F, Daughter, age 2, born Cowden, KentNellie Ingram

5th Apr 1891CensusThomas Edwards, M, Head, married, age 64, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Edward, farm labourerHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
Elizabeth Edwards, F, Wife, married, age 62, born Cowden, KentElizabeth Edward
Edwin T Edwards, M, Son, single, age 36, born East Peckham, Kent; occupation: butcherEdwin T Edwards
Fredrick W Edwards, M, Son, single, age 32, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: painterFredrick Edward
Gertrude E Edwards, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Cowden, KentGertrude Edward
Rosetta M Edwards, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Cowden, KentRosetta M. Edward
Wiliam A Edwards, M, Son, single, age 18, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: general labourerWilliam Edward
Infant Edwards, M, Grandson, age 2 months, born Cowden, KentInfant Edwards

5th Apr 1891CensusArthur Stapley, M, Head, married, age 30, born Oxted, Surrey; occupation: blacksmithArthur Stapley, blacksmithHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent

5th Apr 1891CensusFany Hill, F, Head, widowed, age 56, born Littlehampton, Sussex; occupation: dressmakerFany Hill, dressmakerHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
Fredrick W Hill, M, Son, single, age 19, born Littlehampton, Sussex; occupation: felmongerFredrick W Hill
John T Clark, M, Brother, single, age 6 months, born Cowes, Isle Of Wight; occupation: living on own meansJohn T Clark

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Buckwell, M, Head, married, age 77, born Hartfield, Sussex, occupation: farm labourerJames Buckwell, farm labourerHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
Sarah Buckwell, F, Wife, married, age 74, born London, MiddlesexSarah Buckwell
Henry Buckwell, M, Son, single, age 43, born Cowden, Kent, occupation: farm labourerHenry Buckwell
Alfred Buckwell, M, Son, single, age 34, born Cowden, Kent, occupation: painterAlfred Buckwell

5th Apr 1891CensusHenry Dale, M, Head, married, age 35, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHenry DaleHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
Elizabeth J Dale, F, Wife, married, age 32, born .Lian, WiltshireElizabeth Jane Dale [Sheppard]
Sidney J Dale, M, Son, age 4, born Cowden, KentSidney J Dale
Leonard H Dale, M, Son, age 3, born Cowden, KentLeonard H Dale
Fredrick R Dale, M, Son, age 2 months, born Cowden, KentFredrick R Dale

5th Apr 1891CensusCharles Chesson, M, Head, married, age 34, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: bricklayerCharles Thomas Chesson, bricklayerHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
Alice J Chesson, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Ansty, HampshireAlice J. Chesson [Cullen]
Celestina M Chesson, F, Daughter, age 12, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarCelestina M. Chesson
Livansa Chesson, F, Daughter, age 10, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarLivania M. Chesson
Malcom C Chesson, M, Son, age 8, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarMalcom C Chesson

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Brooker, M, Head, married, age 69, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: shoemakerJohn Brooker, shoemakerHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
Mary Brooker, F, Wife, married, age 73, born Bidborough, KentMary Ann Brooker
Albert Brooker, M, Son, single, age 42, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: shoemakerAlbert Brooker
Annetta Brooker, F, Daughter, single, age 34, born Cowden, KentAnetta Brooker
Henry Welfare, M, Lodger, widowed, age 76, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: TailorHenry Welfare
Sampson Wager, M, Lodger, widowed, age 74, born Longstone, Derbyshire; occupation: WheelwrightSampson Wager

5th Apr 1891CensusFanny Shoesmith, F, Head, single, age 30, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: postmistressFanny Shoesmith, postmistressHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
Betty Shoesmith, F, Sister, single, age 29, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: shopBetty Shoesmith
Walter J Shoesmith, M, Brother, single, age 31, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: butcherWalter J Shoesmith
Albert J Shoesmith, M, Nephew, age 5, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarAlbert J Shoesmith

5th Apr 1891CensusChristopher Clark, M, Head, married, age 59, born Rye, Sussex, occupation: grocer and draperChristopher Clark, grocer and draperHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
Sara Clark, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Ninfield, SussexSara Clark
George H Clark, M, Son, single, age 21, born New Romney, Kent, occupation: grocer's assistantGeorge H Clark
Mary A Wilson, F, Servant, single, age 31, born St Mary, Kent; occupation: General domestic servantMary A Wilson

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Miles, M, Head, married, age 50, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: boot makerJames Miles, boot makerHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
Sarah A Miles, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Farnham Hale, SurreySarah Ann Miles [Wickham]
James W Miles, M, Son, single, age 6, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarJames W Miles
Lucy M Miles, F, Daughter, age 5, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarLucy M Miles
Walter Wickham, M, Brother-in-law, single, age 21, born Farnham Hale, Surrey; occupation: boot makerWalter Wickham

5th Apr 1891CensusFanny Gearing, F, Head, widowed, age 68, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: grocer shopkeeperFanny Gearing, grocer shopkeeperHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
John E Gearing, M, Son, married, age 29, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: gardenerJohn E Gearing
Martha Gearing, F, Daughter-in-law, married, age 32, born Shenley, HerefordshireMartha Gearing
Henry J Gearing, M, Grandson, age 4, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarHenry J Gearing
Sarah Scarf, F, Lodger, widowed, age 76, born Combs, SuffolkSarah Scarf

5th Apr 1891CensusThomas W Piper, M, Head, married, age 29, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: GloverWilliam Thomas Piper, gloverHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
Emily M Piper, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Lingfield, SurreyEmily Margaret Piper [Argent]
Levi T Piper, M, Son, age 1, born Cowden, KentLevi T Piper

5th Apr 1891CensusJesse Harding, M, Head, married, age 47, born Bunch Grove, Sussex; occupation: cleaverJesse Harding, farm labourerHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
Mary A Harding, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Edenbridge, KentMary Ann Harding [Austen]
Harriett E Harding, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Cowden, KentHarriett E Harding
William Harding, M, Son, single, age 15, born Cowden, KentWilliam Harding
Kate Harding, F, Daughter, age 11, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarKate Harding
Alfred Harding, M, Son, age 6, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarAlfred Harding
Albert A Harding, M, Son, age 3, born Cowden, KentAlbert A Harding
Margaret Harding, F, Granddaughter, age 6, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarMargaret Harding

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam C Ashby, M, Head, married, age 29, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: painterWilliam Ashby, painterHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
Annie E Ashby, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Chiddingstone, KentAnnie Eliza Ashby [Coulstock]
William T Ashby, M, Son, age 7 months, born Cowden, KentWilliam T Ashby

5th Apr 1891CensusMary A Seymour, F, Head, married, age 24, born Cowden, KentMary A SeymourHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
Harold E Seymour, M, Son, age 2, born Groombridge, KentHarold E Seymour

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Ovenden, M, Head, widowed, age 74, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: CarpenterJohn OvendenHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
John Ovenden, M, Son, single, age 45, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: ButcherJohn Ovenden
Henry Ovenden, M, Son, single, age 34, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: BricklayerHenry Ovenden
Clara Ovenden, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: General domestic servantClara Ovenden
Minnie Ovenden, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: General domestic servantMinnie Ovenden

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Piper, M, Head, married, age 68, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: FellmongerJames Piper, woolstapler, fellmonger and gloverHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
Frances Piper, F, Wife, married, age 68, born Penshurst, KentFrances Amelia Piper [Jeffry]
Ada Piper, F, Daughter, single, age 33, born Cowden, KentAda Piper
Henry W Piper, M, Son, single, age 27, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: FellmongerHenry Warren Piper
Emma Turk, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantEmma Tunks

5th Apr 1891CensusJane Bridgland, F, Head, widowed, age 62, born Withyham, Sussex, occupation: living on own meansJane Bridgland, living on own meansHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
Mary J Bridgland, F, Daughter, single, age 37, born Cowden, Kent, occupation: dressmakerMary J Bridgland

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Gibb, M, Head, married, age 41, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: fellmongerWilliam Gibb, fellmongerHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
Eliza F Gibb, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Cowden, KentEliza F Gibb
Ira Gibb, M, Son, single, age 15, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: gardenerIra Gibb
Alice Gibb, F, Daughter, age 12, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarAlice Gibb
Ilie Gibb, F, Daughter, age 9, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarIlie Gibb
Owen Gibb, M, Son, age 6, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarOwen Gibb
Aden Gibb, M, Son, age 1, born Cowden, KentAden Gibb

5th Apr 1891CensusCaleb Dial, M, Head, married, age 64, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: fellmongerCaleb Dial, fellmongerHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
Sopha Dial, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Cowden, KentSopha Dial

5th Apr 1891CensusCharles E G Day, M, Head, married, age 25, born Smarden, Kent; occupation: carpenterCharles E G Day, carpenterHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
Jemima Day, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Maidstone, KentJemima Day

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Hill, M, Head, married, age 35, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: hay trusserGeorge Hill, hay trusserHigh Street1891 Census
Cowden, Kent
Mary Hill, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Cowden, KentMary Hill [Beard]
Elizabeth Hill, F, Daughter, age 7, born Cowden, KentElizabeth Hill
Minnie E Hill, F, Daughter, age 5, born Cowden, KentMinnie E Hill
Victor Hill, M, Son, age 3, born Cowden, KentVictor Hill
George Hill, M, Son, age 10 months, born Cowden, KentGeorge Hill
William Beard, M, Father-in-law, widowed, age 69, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Beard

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