The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Goudhurst Town      Goudhurst  
Places in Goudhurst Town
Bray's Alley
Bricklayers Arms
Church House
Church Road
Church Villa Cottages
Deanery
Honey Lane
Hunts Lane
Manor House
Maypole House
Maypole Lane
Mill House
National School
North Road
Oakleigh House
Old Barricks
Paine's Folly
Parsonage House
St Mary the Virgin Church
The Eight Bells Inn
The Vicarage
The Vine Hotel
Town Row
West House
West House Cottages
West Road
West Road Cottages
Ye Olde Crowne Hotel [a.k.a. Star and Crown Inn]
Yew Tree Cottages
Historical records

3rd Apr 1881CensusDavid Southon, M, Head, married, age 53, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: butcher and farmerDavid Southon, butcher and farmerTown1881 Census
Goudhurst, Kent
Harriett Southon, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Goudhurst, KentHarriett Southon
George Southon, M, Son, single, age 20, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: butcher's sonGeorge Southon
Frank Southon, M, Son, age 14, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarFrank Southon
Annie Southon, F, Daughter, age 10, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarAnnie Southon
John Southon, M, Son, age 7, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarJohn Southon
Annie Batcup, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Horsmonden, Kent; occupation: domestic servantAnnie Batcup

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Bearsly, M, Head, married, age 64, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: master blacksmithJames Bearsly, master blacksmithTown1881 Census
Goudhurst, Kent
Harriett Bearsly, F, Wife, married, age 70, born Goudhurst, KentHarriett Bearsly
Fanny E. Bearsly, F, Daughter, single, age 37, born Goudhurst, KentFanny E. Bearsly
Paul Pete Bearsly, M, Son, single, age 26, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: carpenterPaul Pete Bearsly
Jesse Ashdown, M, Boarder, single, age 15, born Horsmonden, Kent; occupation: blacksmith's apprenticeJesse Ashdown, blacksmith

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam C. Burgess, M, Head, married, age 46, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: draper and grocer employing 3 men, 4 boys and 1 young ladyWilliam C. Burgess, draper and grocerTown1881 Census
Goudhurst, Kent
Francis M. Burgess, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Horsmonden, KentFrancis M. Burgess
Frank Burgess, M, Son, single, age 21, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: draper and grocer's sonFrank Burgess
Louisa F. Burgess, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Goudhurst, KentLouisa F. Burgess
Alice Burgess, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Goudhurst, KentAlice Burgess
Laura Burgess, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Goudhurst, KentLaura Burgess
Annie M. Burgess, F, Daughter, age 13, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarAnnie M. Burgess
William G. Burgess, M, Son, age 6, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarWilliam G. Burgess
Elizabeth Crapp, F, Boarder, single, age 28, born Ireland; occupation: millinerElizabeth Crapp
Sarah Hope, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: domestic servantSarah Hope
Louisa Styles, F, Servant, age 14, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: domestic servantLouisa Styles
William Hide, M, Boarder, single, age 22, born Hurst, Kent; occupation: grocers assistantWilliam Hide
John Hemingway, M, Boarder, single, age 18, born London, Middlesex; occupation: grocers assistantJohn Hemingway

3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Field, M, Head, married, age 62, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: coachman (domestic)Richard Field, coachman (domestic)Town1881 Census
Goudhurst, Kent
Margaret Field, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Brabourne, KentMargaret Field
Sophia Field, F, Daughter, single, age 36, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: dressmakerSophia Field
Richard Field, M, Son, single, age 29, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: light porterRichard Field
Charles Field, M, Son, single, age 26, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: tailor (journeyman)Charles Field
Mary A. Hayward, F, Visitor, single, age 62, born Brook, Kent; occupation: cookMary A. Hayward

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Mann, M, Head, married, age 62, born New Romney, Kent; occupation: butcherJames Mann, butcherTown1881 Census
Goudhurst, Kent
May A. Mann, F, Wife, married, age 64, born New Romney, KentMay Ann Mann [Goss]
Fanny Carter, F, Daughter, widowed, age 27, born New Romney, KentFanny Carter
Mary A. Luckett, F, Servant, single, age 21, born New Romney, Kent; occupation: general servantMary A. Luckett

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Morris, M, Head, married, age 65, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: master tailorWilliam Morris, master tailorTown1881 Census
Goudhurst, Kent
Mary Morris, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Goudhurst, KentMary Morris [Harris]
Ellen Morris, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Goudhurst, KentEllen Elizabeth Morris
Emily Monk, F, Granddaughter, age 14, born Hammersmith, MiddlesexEmily Monk

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Thos. Collins, M, Head, married, age 29, born Lenham, Kent; occupation: carrierCharles Thos. Collins, carrierTown1881 Census
Goudhurst, Kent
Maria Collins, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Leeds, KentMaria Collins
Lilliam A. Collins, F, Daughter, age 4, born Goudhurst, KentLilliam A. Collins
Sidney C. Collins, M, Son, age 2, born Goudhurst, KentSidney C. Collins
Emma Collins, F, Daughter, age 1, born Goudhurst, KentEmma Collins

1900Church HouseChurch House, GoudhurstGoudhurst TownCottages and Farmhouses

1903Goudhurst ChurchGoudhurst ChurchGoudhurst TownPrivate collection

1903The PlainThe Plain, Goudhurst photographed by Francis FrithPrivate collection

1910Church RoadChurch Road, GoudhurstGoudhurst TownPrivate collection

1910High StreetHigh Street, GoudhurstPrivate collection

1910The PondThe Pond, Goudhurst photographed by Valentine's seriesPrivate collection

1910Goudhurst from the ChurchGoudhurst from the ChurchPrivate collection

c 1910GoudhurstGoudhurst photographed by Valentine's seriesPrivate collection

1913The ChurchThe Church, Goudhurst photographed by Valentine's seriesGoudhurst TownPrivate collection

1930Goudhurst ChurchGoudhurst Church photographed by Valentine's seriesGoudhurst TownPrivate collection

1940High Street and the Vine HotelHigh Street and the Vine Hotel, Goudhurst photographed by E. A. Sweetman & Son Ltd, Tunbridge WellsGoudhurst TownPrivate collection

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