The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
The Village      Leigh  
Places in The Village
Bat & Ball Tavern
Church Walk
Duckmakers Arms
Fleur De Lys Inn
Forge Row
Gate House
Hall Place
Kennard Cottage
Kennards House
Leigh School
Leigh Vicarage
Lodge Gate
Lower Park Cottage
Park Cottage
St. Mary's Church
The Cottages
The Limes
The Parsonage
Historical records

3rd Apr 1881CensusSophia Baker, F, Head, widowed, age 49, born Tonbridge, KentSophia Baker[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Bradbury N. Baker, M, Son, single, age 29, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: maker of cricket ballsBradbury N. Baker

3rd Apr 1881CensusIsaac Pankhurst, M, Head, married, age 46, born Leigh, Kent; occupation Farm labourerIsaac Pankhurst[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Jane S. Pankhurst, F, Wife, married, age 46, born London, MiddlesexJane S. Pankhurst
James Pankhurst, M, Son, single, age 15, born Leigh, Kent; occupation Farm labourerJames Pankhurst
Sarah A. Pankhurst, F, Daughter, age 12, born Leigh, Kent; occupation ScholarSarah A. Pankhurst
Jane Pankhurst, F, Daughter, age 9, born Leigh, Kent; occupation ScholarJane Pankhurst
Mary A. Pankhurst, F, Daughter, age 7, born Leigh, Kent; occupation ScholarMary A. Pankhurst
William G. Pankhurst, M, Son, age 5, born Leigh, Kent; occupation ScholarWilliam G. Pankhurst
Emily Pankhurst, F, Daughter, age 2, born Leigh, KentEmily Pankhurst

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Cherryman, M, Head, married, age 45, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: maker of cricket ballsJohn Cherryman, maker of cricket balls[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Jane Cherryman, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Tunbridge Wells, KentJane Cherryman
Kate Cherryman, F, Daughter, single, age 11, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarKate Cherryman
Charles Cherryman, M, Son, age 9, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarCharles Cherryman
Florence Cherryman, F, Daughter, age 6, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarFlorence Cherryman
Edith Cherryman, F, Daughter, age 3, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarEdith Cherryman

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Blackstone, M, Head, married, age 53, born Rotherfield, Sussex, occupation: farm labourerWilliam Blackstone, farm labourer[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Charles Blackstone, M, Son, single, age 23, born Blackham, Sussex, occupation: gardenerCharles Blackstone

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Wheatley, M, Head, married, age 41, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: gardenerWilliam Wheatley[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Malvina Wheatley, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Oxford, OxfordMalvina Maria (Ann) Wheatley
Fanny Wheatley, F, Daughter, age 12, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarFanny Wheatley
William Wheatley, M, Son, age 10, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarWilliam Wheatley
Florence Wheatley, F, Daughter, age 8, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarFlorence Wheatley
Kate Wheatley, F, Daughter, age 5, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarKate Wheatley
Alice Wheatley, F, Daughter, age 1, born Leigh, KentAlice Wheatley
Elizabeth Rye, F, Lodger, widowed, age 82, born Sevenoaks, KentElizabeth Rye

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Simmons, M, Head, married, age 43, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: maker of cricket ballsWilliam Simmons, maker of cricket balls[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Mary A. Simmons, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Leigh, KentMary A. Simmons
Kate Simmons, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Leigh, KentKate Simmons

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Crandell, M, Head, married, age 45, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: grocer and draperWilliam Crandell, grocer and draperGrocers Shop1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Caroline K. Crandell, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Northampton, NorthamptonCaroline K. Crandell
William Crandall, M, Son, age 7, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarWilliam Crandall
Herbert Crandall, M, Son, age 6, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarHerbert Crandall
Fannie Robinson, F, Governess, single, age 21, born Gloucester, Gloucester; occupation GovernessFannie Robinson
Fanny Martin, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: servantFanny Martin
Richard Barden, M, Servant, single, age 25, born Leigh, Kent, occupation: grocer's and draper's assistantRichard Barden

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Wilson, M, Head, widowed, age 72, born Staplehurst, Kent; occupation GardenerCharles Wilson[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Elizabeth Wilson, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born Leigh, Kent; occupation HousekeeperElizabeth Wilson

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas May, M, Head, married, age 43, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: gardenerThomas May, gardener[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Jane May, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Leigh, KentJane May
William May, M, Son, single, age 14, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: gardenerWilliam May
Violet May, F, Daughter, age 13, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarViolet May
Emily May, F, Daughter, age 11, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarEmily May
Percival May, M, Son, age 8, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarPercival May
Florence May, F, Daughter, age 5, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarFlorence May
Henry Bunce, M, Lodger, single, age 26, born Amersham, Buckingham, occupation: railway platelayerHenry Bunce

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Tester, M, Head, single, age 73, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: former gardenerWilliam Tester, former gardener[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Henry Tester, M, Brother, married, age 59, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: farm labourerHenry Tester, farm labourer
Mary Tester, F, Sister in law, married, age 48, born Tonbridge, KentMary Tester [Tester]

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Barden, M, Head, married, age 33, born Leigh, Kent, occupation: carpenterThomas Barden, carpenter[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Charlotte Barden, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Tonbridge, KentCharlotte Barden

3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Barden, F, Head, widowed, age 67, born Leigh, KentElizabeth Barden[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent

3rd Apr 1881CensusIsaac Ingram, M, Head, married, age 55, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: maker of cricket ballsIsaac Ingram, maker of cricket balls[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Ann Ingram, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Leigh, KentAnn Ingram
Isaac Ingram, M, Son, single, age 25, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: maker of cricket ballsIsaac Ingram
Arthur Ingram, M, Son, single, age 24, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: maker of cricket ballsArthur Ingram
William G. Ingram, M, Son, single, age 18, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: maker of cricket ballsWilliam G. Ingram

3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Ford, M, Head, married, age 39, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: maker of cricket ballsRichard Ford, maker of cricket balls[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Amy Ford, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Sevenoaks, KentAmy Ford
Frederick Ford, M, Son, single, age 17, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: maker of cricket ballsFrederick Ford
Charley Ford, M, Son, single, age 14, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: maker of cricket ballsCharley Ford
Agnes Ford, F, Daughter, age 10, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarAgnes Ford
Davey Ford, M, Son, age 9, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarDavey Ford
Richard Ford, M, Son, age 8, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarRichard Ford
Melesse E. Ford, F, Daughter, age 6, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarMelesse E. Ford
Fanny A. Ford, F, Daughter, age 4, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarFanny A. Ford
Amy Ford, F, Daughter, age 2, born Leigh, KentAmy Ford
Lilian E. Ford, F, Daughter, age 7 m, born Leigh, KentLilian E. Ford

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Simmons, M, Head, married, age 46, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: maker of cricket ballsGeorge Simmons, maker of cricket balls[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Mary A. Simmons, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Limpsfield, SurreyMary A. Simmons
Eliza Simmons, F, Daughter, age 19, born Leigh, Kent, enemployed; occupation: domestic servantEliza Simmons
Joseph Simmons, M, Son, age 11, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarJoseph Simmons
John Simmons, M, Son, age 9, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarJohn Simmons
Fanny O. Simmons, F, Daughter, age 44, born Leigh, KentFanny O. Simmons
Charles E. Priestman, M, Lodger, single, age 22, born Melton Mowbray, Leicester; occupation GardenerCharles E. Priestman

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Young, M, Head, married, age 50, born Leigh, Kent; occupation BricklayerThomas Young[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Amelia Young, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Leigh, KentAmelia Young
George Young, M, Son, single, age 25, born Leigh, Kent; occupation CarpenterGeorge Young
Emily Young, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Leigh, Kent, unemployed; occupation Domestic ServantEmily Young
Fanny Young, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Leigh, Kent; occupation Domestic ServantFanny Young
Asa Young, M, Son, age 16, born Leigh, Kent; occupation Bricklayer's labourerAsa Young
Kate Young, F, Daughter, age 14, born Leigh, Kent; occupation ScholarKate Young
Charles Young, M, Son, age 12, born Leigh, Kent; occupation ScholarCharles Young

3rd Apr 1881CensusRebecca Ford, F, Head, widowed, age 47, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: laundressRebecca Ford, laundress[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Edward Ford, M, Son, single, age 25, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: gardenerEdward Ford
Harriet Ford, F, Daughter, age 14, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarHarriet Ford
Thomas Ford, M, Son, age 11, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarThomas Ford
Elizabeth Ford, F, Daughter, age 8, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarElizabeth Ford
Clara Ford, F, Daughter, age 6, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarClara Ford

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas W. Young, M, Head, married, age 29, born Leigh, Kent; occupation BricklayerThomas W. Young[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Emma Young, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Cookstown, IrelandEmma Young
Thomas R. Young, M, Son, age 6, born Leigh, Kent; occupation ScholarThomas R. Young
Sidney C. Young, M, Son, age 5, born Leigh, Kent; occupation ScholarSidney C. Young
Asa Young, M, Son, age 3, born Leigh, KentAsa Young
William C. Young, M, Son, age 1, born Leigh, KentWilliam C. Young

3rd Apr 1881CensusAnna May, F, Head, age 75, born Speldhurst, KentAnna May[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
John Rornad, M, Boarder, single, age 58, born West Peckham, Kent; occupation LabourerJohn Rornad
Frederick Lockyer, M, Grandson, single, age 15, born Leigh, Kent; occupation LabourerFrederick Lockyer
Sarah Lockyer, F, Granddaughter, age 13, born Leigh, Kent; occupation ScholarSarah Lockyer
George James, M, Boarder, single, age 22, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: labourerGeorge James

3rd Apr 1881CensusMary A. Killick, F, Head, widowed, age 44, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: laundressMary Ann Killick [Gainsford][Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Thomas Killick, M, Son, single, age 23, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: farm labourerThomas Killick
Amos Killick, M, Son, single, age 18, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: bricklayer's labourerAmos Killick
Sarah Killick, F, Daughter, age 13, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarSarah Killick
Frank Killick, M, Son, age 10, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarFrank Killick
Arthur Killick, M, Son, age 8, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarArthur Killick

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Brooker, M, Head, widowed, age 63, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Brooker, farm labourer[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Isabella Brooker, F, Daughter, single, age 31, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: housekeeperIsabella Brooker
James Brooker, M, Son, single, age 27, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: maker of cricket ballsJames Brooker
Fred Brooker, M, Son, single, age 19, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: farm labourerFred Brooker

3rd Apr 1881CensusAnn Farmer, F, Head, widowed, age 64, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: laundressAnn Farmer, laundress[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Ann Young, F, Visitor, married, age 64, born Leigh, KentAnn Young

3rd Apr 1881CensusMatthew Hoath, M, Head, widowed, age 61, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: farm labourerMatthew Hoath, farm labourer[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Amy Hoath, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: housekeeperAmy Hoath

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas R. Young, M, Head, married, age 33, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation LabourerThomas R. Young[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Ellen J. Young, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Speldhurst, KentEllen J. Young
Emmeline Young, F, Daughter, age 9, born Leigh, Kent; occupation ScholarEmmeline Young
William Young, M, Son, age 7, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation ScholarWilliam Young
Emma Young, F, Daughter, age 3, born Tonbridge, KentEmma Young
Edward Young, M, Son, age 1, born Tonbridge, KentEdward Young
James Young, M, Boarder, single, age 25, born Bidborough, Kent; occupation GardenerJames Young

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Groves, M, Head, married, age 38, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: brick makerHenry Groves, brick maker[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Elizabeth Groves, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Dinton, WiltshireElizabeth Groves
George Groves, M, Brother, single, age 48, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: brick makerGeorge Groves

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward Crowhurst, M, Head, married, age 55, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: gardenerEdward Crowhurst, gardener[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Sophia Crowhurst, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Leigh, KentSophia Crowhurst [Crowhurst]
Ann Crowhurst, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarAnn Crowhurst

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam H. Marchant, M, Head, widowed, age 47, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: maker of cricket ballsWilliam Henry Marchant, maker of cricket balls[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
William Marchant, M, Son, age 15, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: maker of cricket ballsWilliam Marchant
Amos Marchant, M, Son, age 13, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: grocer's assistantAmos Marchant
Leonard Marchant, M, Son, age 10, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarLeonard Marchant

3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Hitchard, F, Head, widowed, age 44, born Leigh, KentElizabeth Hitchard[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Horace Hitchard, M, Son, single, age 14, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: grocer's assistantHorace Hitchard
Lewis Hitchard, M, Son, age 11, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarLewis Hitchard
Alice Hitchard, F, Daughter, age 6, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarAlice Hitchard

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Nickolls, M, Head, married, age 25, born Hever, Kent; occupation Farm labourerWilliam Nickolls[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Jane Nickolls, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Penshurst, KentJane Nickolls

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Crucher, M, Head, widowed, age 79, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Crucher, farm labourer[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Hannah Crucher, F, Daughter, single, age 36, born Leigh, KentHannah Crucher
Alfred Crucher, M, Son, single, age 35, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: gardenerAlfred Crucher

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Wickenden, M, Head, married, age 64, born N K, Sussex; occupation PlumberJohn Wickenden[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Louisa Wickenden, F, Wife, married, age 59, born Cranbrook, KentLouisa Wickenden
Florence Wickenden, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Leigh, KentFlorence Edith Wickenden

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Goodwin, M, Head, married, age 75, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation: estate carpenterGeorge Goodwin, estate carpenter[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Ann Goodwin, F, Wife, married, age 65, born Penshurst, KentAnn Goodwin

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Read, M, Head, married, age 57, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation GardenerGeorge Read[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Mary Read, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Ticehurst, SussexMary Read

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Marchant, M, Head, married, age 62, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: gunpowder factory labourerJames Marchant, gunpowder factory labourer[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Sarah Marchant, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Chiddingstone, KentSarah Marchant [Barden]
Clara Marchant, F, Daughter, age 13, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarClara Marchant
…dede Marchant, F, Daughter, age 9, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholar…dede Marchant
Harriet Fuller, F, Boarder, single, age 56, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: annuitantHarriet Fuller

3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriet Martin, F, Head, widowed, age 44, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: laundressHarriet Martin, laundress[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Alice Martin, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: school teacherAlice Martin
Frank Martin, M, Son, single, age 14, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: grocer's assistantFrank Martin
Edith Martin, F, Daughter, age 13, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarEdith Martin
Harry Martin, M, Son, age 12, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarHarry Martin
Florence Martin, F, Daughter, age 10, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarFlorence Martin
Percy Martin, M, Son, age 6, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarPercy Martin
Noah Smith, M, Boarder, single, age 53, born Stanfield, Suffolk; occupation: farm servantNoah Smith
George Fairclothe, M, Boarder, single, age 27, born Bidboro, Kent; occupation: wheelwrightGeorge Fairclothe
Thomas Boura, M, Lodger, widowed, age 88, born Leigh, Kent, occupation: tailorThomas Boura

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Walfare, M, Head, married, age 77, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation Maker of cricket ballsJohn Walfare[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Elizabeth Walfare, F, Wife, married, age 73, born Sevenoaks, KentElizabeth Walfare
Mary W. Walfare, F, Daughter, single, age 51, born Bidboro, Kent; occupation DressmakerMary W. Walfare
James Lucas, M, Boarder, single, age 27, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: maker of cricket ballsJames Lucas

3rd Apr 1881CensusStephen Hitchcock, M, Head, married, age 39, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: maker of cricket ballsStephen Hitchcock, maker of cricket balls[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Mary E. Hitchcock, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Wadhurst, SussexMary E. Hitchcock
Alice Hitchcock, F, Daughter, age 14, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarAlice Hitchcock
Nellie Hitchcock, F, Daughter, age 12, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarNellie Hitchcock
William Hitchcock, M, Son, age 10, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholarWilliam Hitchcock
Harry Hitchcock, M, Son, age 4, born Leigh, KentHarry Hitchcock
Stephen Hitchcock, M, Son, age 1, born Leigh, KentStephen Hitchcock

3rd Apr 1881CensusAden Jeffery, M, Head, married, age 69, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: gardenerAdin Jeffery, gardener[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Rachel Jeffery, F, Wife, married, age 62, born Leigh, KentRachel Jeffery
Arthur E. Jeffery, M, Son, single, age 26, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: maker of cricket ballsArthur Ernest Jeffery

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Lucas, M, Head, married, age 39, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: labourerWilliam Lucas, labourer[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Avis Lucas, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Harrow, MiddlesexAvis Lucas
Frederick Lucas, M, Son, age 12, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarFrederick Lucas
Kate Lucas, F, Daughter, age 7, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarKate Lucas
James Lucas, M, Son, age 6, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarJames Lucas
Percy Lucas, M, Son, age 4, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarPercy Lucas
Ernest Lucas, M, Son, age 1, born Leigh, KentErnest Lucas

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward Stolton, M, Head, married, age 44, born East Peckham, Kent; occupation: railway platelayerEdward Stolton, railway platelayer[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Mary A. Stolton, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Brixton, SurreyMary A. Stolton
Edward Stolton, M, Son, single, age 15, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: labourerEdward Stolton
Henry Stolton, M, Son, age 14, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: butcher's assistantHenry Stolton
Elizabeth Stolton, F, Daughter, age 12, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarElizabeth Stolton
Hannah Stolton, F, Daughter, age 9, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarHannah Stolton
Mary A. Stolton, F, Daughter, age 7, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarMary A. Stolton
Thomas Stolton, M, Son, age 5, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarThomas Stolton
Nina L. Stolton, F, Daughter, age 3, born Leigh, KentNina L. Stolton
Richard Stolton, M, Son, age 11 m, born Leigh, KentRichard Stolton

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Lawrance, M, Head, married, age 49, born Nutfield, Surrey; occupation: labourerJames Lawrance, labourer[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Elizabeth Lawrance, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Basingstoke, HampshireElizabeth Lawrance
Charles Lawrance, M, Son, age 11, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarCharles Lawrance

3rd Apr 1881CensusArthur C. R. Pitlar, M, Head, married, age 36, born Jamaica, West Indies; occupation Home Missionary UndenominationalArthur C. R. Pitlar[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Emma M. Pitlar, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Coventry, WarwickEmma M. Pitlar
Emma N. Pitlar, F, Daughter, age 4, born Leigh, KentEmma N. Pitlar
Arthur J. Pitlar, M, Son, age 3, born Leigh, KentArthur J. Pitlar
Eliza J. Pitlar, F, Daughter, age 1, born Leigh, KentEliza J. Pitlar
Annie B. Camprill, F, Servant, age 18, born Marylebone, Middlesex; occupation: general servantAnnie B. Camprill

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Pearce, M, Head, married, age 42, born St Pancras, Middlesex; occupation EngineerWilliam Pearce[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Emma Pearce, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Iver, Buckingham; occupation EngineerEmma Pearce
William Pearce, M, Son, age 13, born St Pancras, Middlesex; occupation ScholarWilliam Pearce
Walter Pearce, M, Son, age 11, born St Pancras, Middlesex; occupation ScholarWalter Pearce
Alice Pearce, F, Daughter, age 8, born Southwark, Surrey; occupation ScholarAlice Pearce
Horace Pearce, M, Son, age 6, born Leigh, Kent; occupation ScholarHorace Pearce
Samuel Pearce, M, Son, age 3, born Leigh, KentSamuel Pearce
Berthe Pearce, F, Daughter, age 2, born Leigh, KentBerthe Pearce

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Martin, M, Head, married, age 37, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: maker of cricket ballsWilliam Martin, maker of cricket balls[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Elizabeth Martin, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Leigh, KentElizabeth Martin
Thomas Martin, M, Son, age 14, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarThomas Martin
Lewis W. Martin, M, Son, age 10, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarLewis W. Martin
Clara A. Martin, F, Daughter, age 8, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarClara A. Martin
John Sturt, M, Lodger, single, age 25, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: gardenerJohn Sturt

3rd Apr 1881CensusAnn Hitchcock, F, Head, widowed, age 62, born Leigh, KentAnn Hitchcock[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Thomas Hitchcock, M, Son, single, age 32, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: maker of cricket ballsThomas Hitchcock
Frederick Hitchcock, M, Son, single, age 25, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: maker of cricket ballsFrederick Hitchcock
Isabele Hitchcock, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: domestic servantIsabele Hitchcock
Fred Hitchcock, M, Grandson, age 8, born Penge, Surrey; occupation: scholarFred Hitchcock

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Hounsome, M, Head, married, age 50, born Kingston, Surrey; occupation: gardenerJohn Hounsome, gardener[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Caroline Hounsome, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Tottenham, MiddlesexCaroline Hounsome
John Hounsome, M, Son, single, age 24, born Stamford Hill, Middlesex; occupation: gardenerJohn Hounsome
Sarah Hounsome, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Stamford Hill, MiddlesexSarah Hounsome
Thomas Hounsome, M, Son, age 14, born Tottenham, Middlesex; occupation: scholarThomas Hounsome

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas (Jnr) Faircloth, M, Head, married, age 36, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: wheelwrightThomas (Jnr) Faircloth, wheelwright[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Eliza Faircloth, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Leigh, KentEliza Faircloth
Guy J. Faircloth, M, Son, age 13, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarGuy J. Faircloth

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Jenner, M, Head, married, age 32, born Hever, Kent; occupation: labourerJohn Jenner, labourer[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Martha Jenner, F, Wife, married, age 39, born North Crawley, BuckinghamMartha Jenner [Rich]
George Jenner, M, Son, age 5, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarGeorge Jenner
Elizabeth Jenner, F, Daughter, age 4, born Leigh, KentElizabeth Jenner
Arthur Jenner, M, Son, age 3, born Leigh, KentArthur Jenner
Martha Jenner, F, Daughter, age 6 m, born Leigh, KentMartha Jenner

3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Young, F, Head, widowed, age 67, born Godstone, Surrey; occupation Maker of cricket ballsMary Young[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Henry E. Young, M, Son, single, age 40, born Brixton, Surrey; occupation PainterHenry E. Young
William P. Young, M, Grandson, single, age 15, born Leigh, Kent; occupation Maker of cricket ballsWilliam P. Young

3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Woodford, F, Head, widowed, age 68, born Leigh, Kent; occupation LaundressSarah Woodford[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Elizabeth Jones, F, Daughter, married, age 25, born Leigh, Kent; occupation LaundressElizabeth Jones
Arthur Jones, M, Grandson, age 9 m, born Leigh, KentArthur Jones
Emily Draper, F, Servant, age 15, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: servantEmily Draper

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Kingswood, M, Head, married, age 50, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: maker of cricket ballsJohn Kingswood, maker of cricket balls[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Eliza Kingswood, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Westerham, KentEliza Kingswood
Minnie Kingswood, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: dressmakerMinnie Kingswood

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Brooker, M, Head, married, age 40, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: warehousemanWilliam Brooker, warehouseman[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Sarah Brooker, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Chiddingstone, KentSarah Brooker [Turner]
Sarah A. Brooker, F, Daughter, age 10, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarSarah A. Brooker
William G. Brooker, M, Son, age 9, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarWilliam G. Brooker
Violet N. Brooker, F, Daughter, age 5, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarViolet N. Brooker
Ernest Brooker, M, Son, age 2, born Leigh, KentErnest Brooker

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Crucher, M, Head, married, age 45, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Crucher, farm labourer[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Caroline Crucher, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Frant, SussexCaroline Crucher
Alice Crucher, F, Daughter, age 13, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarAlice Crucher
William Crucher, M, Son, age 11, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarWilliam Crucher
Gertrude Crucher, F, Daughter, age 8, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarGertrude Crucher
Kate Crucher, F, Daughter, age 6, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarKate Crucher
Edgar Crucher, M, Son, age 6, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarEdgar Crucher
Edith E. Crucher, F, Daughter, age 1, born Leigh, KentEdith E. Crucher

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Hedger, M, Head, single, age 50, unemployed; occupation: farm labourerThomas Hedger, farm labourer[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Stephen Tester, M, single, age 65, born Leigh, Kent, unemployed; occupation: butcher journeymanStephen Tester

3rd Apr 1881CensusMary H. Ridgeway, F, Head, widowed, age 46, born Hackney; occupation Private income from propertyMary H. Ridgeway[Leigh]1881 Census
Leigh, Kent

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Tipping, M, Head, married, age 60, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation Farm labourerWilliam TippingLeigh Village1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Annie Tipping, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Chiddingstone, KentAnnie Tipping
Edward Tipping, M, Son, single, age 17, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation Bricklayer's labourerEdward Tipping
David Tipping, M, Son, age 15, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation House boyDavid Tipping
Clara Tipping, F, Daughter, age 11, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation ScholarClara Tipping
Cornelius Tipping, M, Son, age 10, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation ScholarCornelius Tipping
Agnes Tipping, F, Daughter, age 5, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation ScholarAgnes Tipping

3rd Apr 1881CensusFredrick Hollands, M, Head, married, age 26, born Tonbridge, Kent, employs 2 boys; occupation: master bakerFredrick Hollands, master bakerLeigh Village1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Emily A. Hollands, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Marylebone, MiddlesexEmily A. Hollands
Walter Hollands, M, Son, age 1, born Leigh, KentWalter Hollands
Elizabeth Brotherwood, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Tudley, Kent, occupation: general servantElizabeth Brotherwood
John Wheatley, M, Servant, age 14, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: baker's boyJohn Wheatley

3rd Apr 1881CensusSusan Fitzjohn, F, Head, married, age 42, born A Penden, Hertford; occupation: nurseSusan Fitzjohn, nurseLeigh Village1881 Census
Leigh, Kent

3rd Apr 1881CensusWalter Seal, M, Head, married, age 48, born Leigh, Kent; occupation GamekeeperWalter SealLeigh Village1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Elizabeth Seal, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Tonbridge, KentElizabeth Seal
William Seal, M, Son, single, age 20, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation GamekeeperWilliam Seal
Walter Seal, M, Son, single, age 17, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation GardenerWalter Seal
Mary A. Seal, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation ServantMary A. Seal
William Seal, M, Father, widowed, age 71, born Leigh, Kent, unemployed; occupation Farm labourerWilliam Seal

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Fowler, M, Head, married, age 47, born Ridgeworth, Bedford; occupation: farm labourerJohn Fowler, farm labourerVillage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Sarah Fowler, F, Wife, married, age 65, born Woburn, BedfordSarah Fowler
Mary Gibbert, F, Daughter, single, age 40, born Woburn, Bedford, unemployed; occupation: former straw bonnet makerMary Gibbert
William Gibbert, M, Grandson, age 5, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarWilliam Gibbert

3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Perrless, F, Head, widowed, age 63, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: needle womanElizabeth Perrless, needle womanVillage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Hurbert Young, M, Grandson, age 9, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarHurbert Young
William Fielder, M, Lodger, single, age 20, born Plaxtol, Kent; occupation: groom and gardenerWilliam Fielder

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Shoebridge, M, Head, married, age 80, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: former farm labourerWilliam Shoebridge, farm labourerVillage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Lydia Shoebridge, F, Wife, married, age 80, born Leigh, KentLydia Shoebridge

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Turner, M, Head, married, age 43, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: bricklayer's labourerJohn Turner, bricklayer's labourerVillage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Mercy Turner, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Leigh, KentMercy Turner [Rye]
John Turner, M, Son, single, age 16, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: farm labourerJohn Turner, farm labourer
Amos Turner, M, Son, age 15, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: farm labourerAmos Turner
Jane Turner, F, Daughter, age 11, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarJane Turner
Michael Turner, M, Son, age 8, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarMichael Turner

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Day, M, Head, married, age 57, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: farm labourerHenry Day, farm labourerVillage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Harriett Day, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Leigh, KentHarriett Day
George Day, M, Son, single, age 18, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Day
Elizabeth Day, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholarElizabeth Day
Henry Day, M, Son, age 9, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholarHenry Day

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Leigh, M, Head, married, age 35, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: butcherGeorge Leigh, butcherButchers Shop, Village1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Mary Leigh, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Brasted, KentMary Leigh
Sidney Leigh, M, Son, age 10, born Duke St W, London; occupation: scholarSidney Leigh
Edgar Leigh, M, Son, age 7, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: scholarEdgar Leigh
William Leigh, M, Son, age 5, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarWilliam Leigh
Mable Leigh, F, Daughter, age 1, born Leigh, KentMable Leigh
Fanny Hodge, F, Servant, age 15, born Hildenboro, Kent; occupation: servantFanny Hodge

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Sales, M, Head, married, age 59, born Leigh, Kent, employs 2 men; occupation: master blacksmithGeorge Sales, master blacksmithVillage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Ann Sales, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Leigh, Kent, handicap: invalidAnn Sales [Barden]
Emily Sales, F, Daughter, single, age 30, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: housekeeperEmily Sales
William Sales, M, Son, single, age 23, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: blacksmithWilliam Sales

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Anderson, M, Head, married, age 32, born Clerkenwell, London, employs 1 man and 2 boys; occupation: grocerWilliam Anderson, grocerGrocers Shop, Village1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Louisa Anderson, F, Wife, married, age 32, born BasingstokeLouisa Anderson
Fredrick Anderson, M, Son, age 2, born Tonbridge Wells, KentFredrick Anderson
Arthur Anderson, M, Son, age 11 m, born Leigh, KentArthur Anderson
Thomas Humphry, M, Boarder, single, age 19, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation Grocer's assistantThomas Humphry, grocer's assistant
Mary A. Norton, F, Servant, age 16, born East Peckham, Kent; occupation ServantMary A. Norton

3rd Apr 1881CensusJesse Sales, M, Head, widowed, age 88, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: retired blacksmithJesse Sales, blacksmithVillage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Elizabeth English, F, Housekeeper, widowed, age 57, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: housekeeperElizabeth English
John English, M, Visitor, single, age 18, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: telegraph clerkJohn English

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Fitzjohn, M, Head, married, age 41, born Buntingford, Hertford; occupation: gardenerJames Fitzjohn, gardenerVillage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Ellen Fitzjohn, F, Daughter, age 13, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarEllen Fitzjohn
Robert Fitzjohn, M, Son, age 9, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarRobert Fitzjohn
Ada Fitzjohn, F, Daughter, age 7, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarAda Fitzjohn
Susan Mumford, F, Boarder, single, age 74, born Poplar, Middlesex; occupation: annuitantSusan Mumford

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge H. Verrall, M, Head, married, age 30, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: blacksmithGeorge Washington Verrall, blacksmithVillage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Harriett Verrall, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Ticehurst, SussexHarriet Verrall [Luck]
Herbert H. Verrall, M, Son, age 6, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarHerbert H. Verrall
Marie F. Verrall, F, Daughter, age 4, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarMarie F. Verrall
Rose Ellen Verrall, F, Daughter, age 2, born Leigh, KentRose Ellen Verrall
Arthur T. Verrall, M, Son, age 1, born Leigh, KentArthur T. Verrall

3rd Apr 1881CensusWalter Wood, M, Head, married, age 35, born Barbingworth, Essex; occupation CoachmanWalter WoodVillage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Ann Wood, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Maxey, NorthamptonAnn Wood
Ellen E. Wood, F, Daughter, age 12, born Stamford Hill, Middlesex; occupation ScholarEllen E. Wood
Walter H. Wood, M, Son, age 10, born Stamford Hill, Middlesex; occupation ScholarWalter H. Wood
William C. Wood, M, Son, age 8, born Leigh, Kent; occupation ScholarWilliam C. Wood
Ernest E. Wood, M, Son, age 6, born Leigh, Kent; occupation ScholarErnest E. Wood
Norman E. Wood, M, Son, age 4, born Leigh, Kent; occupation ScholarNorman E. Wood

3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Marrinex, F, Head, married, age 39, born MiddlesexMary MarrinexVillage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Alfred R. Marrinex, M, Son, age 5, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarAlfred R. Marrinex

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Berry, M, Head, married, age 45, born Scotland; occupation: head gardenerJohn Berry, gardenerVillage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Catherine Berry, F, Wife, married, age 45, born South AfricaCatherine Berry

1904Leigh VillageLeigh VillagePrivate collection

1908Parish ChurchParish Church, LeighThe VillagePrivate collection

1909The GreenThe Green, LeighPrivate collection

1965The ForgeThe Forge, Leigh photographed by Francis FrithPrivate collection

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