The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Fordcombe      Penshurst  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1797The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent - Volume III by Edward Hastedp. 249
1882Kelly's Directory of Kent by E. R. Kelly, M.A., F.S.S. ⇒ entry

Places in Fordcombe
Ashurst Lodge
Chafford Arms
Chafford House
Chafford Park
Fordcombe Green
Fordcombe Vicarage
Little Hickmeads
Spring Hill
Springhill Farm
St. Peter's Church
Stone Cross
Stone Cross Farm
Historical records

3rd Apr 1881CensusJessie Young, M, Head, married, age 46, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation Maker of cricket ballsJessie YoungFordcomb1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Alice J. Young, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Fordcombe, KentAlice J. Young
William Young, M, Son, single, age 19, born Fordcombe, Kent; occupation Ball maker's apprenticeWilliam Young
Mary J. Young, F, Daughter, age 15, born Fordcombe, KentMary J. Young
Jessie M. Young, F, Daughter, age 14, born Fordcombe, KentJessie M. Young
Owen G. Young, M, Son, age 2, born Fordcombe, KentOwen G. Young

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Oliver, M, Head, married, age 64, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation ButcherHenry OliverFordcomb1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Hannah Oliver, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Fordcomb, KentHannah Oliver
Elizabeth Oliver, F, Daughter, age 12, born Fordcomb, KentElizabeth Oliver
Joseph Oliver, M, Son, age 8, born Fordcomb, Kent; occupation ScholarJoseph Oliver
Alice Oliver, F, Daughter, age 11, born Fordcomb, Kent; occupation ScholarAlice Oliver
James Oliver, M, Son, age 7, born Fordcomb, Kent; occupation ScholarJames Oliver
Frank Oliver, M, Son, age 4, born Fordcomb, Kent; occupation ScholarFrank Oliver
Caleb Ovenden, M, Servant, age 17, born Fordcomb, Kent; occupation Butcher's boyCaleb Ovenden

3rd Apr 1881CensusMary A. Silvester, F, Head, widowed, age 50, born Nursling, Hampshire; occupation: laundressMary A. Silvester, laundressFordcombe1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Ellen Barber, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Penshurst, Kent, occupation: laundressEllen Barber
Sarah A. Marwick, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: domestic servantSarah A. Marwick

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam H. Brooks, M, Head, married, age 32, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: bricklayerWilliam Henry Brooks, bricklayerFordcombe1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Julia Brooks, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Shoreham, KentJulia Brooks [Furnell]
Beatrice H. Brooks, F, Daughter, age 6, born Fordcomb, Kent; occupation: scholarBeatrice H. Brooks
William T. Brooks, M, Son, age 4, born Fordcomb, Kent; occupation: scholarWilliam T. Brooks
George F. Brooks, M, Son, age 2, born Fordcomb, KentGeorge F. Brooks
Henry A. Brooks, M, Son, age 4 m, born Fordcomb, KentHenry A. Brooks

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Lucas, M, Head, married, age 63, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: gate keeperWilliam Lucas, gate keeperFordcombe1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Ellen Lucas, F, Wife, married, age 61, born Hartfield, SussexEllen Lucas
Fanny M. Lucas, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: paper factoryFanny M. Lucas

3rd Apr 1881CensusMatilda Smith, F, Head, widowed, age 41, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: charwomanMatilda SmithFordcombe1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Henry Smith, M, Son, age 14, born Westerham, Kent; occupation: gardenerHenry Smith
William Smith, M, Son, age 12, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Smith
Horace Smith, M, Son, age 9, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: scholarHorace Smith
Ellen Smith, F, Daughter, age 7, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: scholarEllen Smith

3rd Apr 1881CensusEzra Luckin, M, Head, married, age 52, born Waltham, Essex; occupation: boot makerEzra Luckin, boot makerFordcombe1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Mary Luckin, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Cowden, KentMary Luckin
Ada M. Luckin, F, Daughter, age 10, born Fordcombe, Kent; occupation: scholarAda M. Luckin
Edgar F. Luckin, M, Son, age 7, born Fordcombe, Kent; occupation: scholarEdgar F. Luckin
Ethel A. Luckin, F, Daughter, age 5, born Fordcombe, Kent; occupation: scholarEthel A. Luckin

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Cook, M, Head, married, age 38, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: bricklayerJohn Cook, bricklayerFordcombe1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Mary Cook, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Speldhurst, KentMary Cook

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Roberts, M, Head, married, age 64, born Fordcombe, Kent; occupation SailorJohn RobertsFordcombe1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Arthur Roberts, M, Son, age 11, born Fordcombe, Kent; occupation ScholarArthur Roberts

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Warren, M, Head, married, age 80, born Saltash, Cornwall; occupation Paper makerJohn WarrenFordcombe1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Louisa Warren, F, Wife, married, age 73, born Penshurst, KentLouisa Warren
Ellen Warren, F, Daughter, single, age 46, born Fordcomb, Kent; occupation Paper SorterEllen Warren

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Lucas, M, Head, married, age 24, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: gardenerWilliam Lucas, gardenerFordcomb1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Elizabeth Lucas, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Hartfield, SussexElizabeth Lucas
Nelly M. Lucas, F, Daughter, age 1, born Penshurst, KentNelly M. Lucas
Mary J. Young, F, Lodger, widowed, age 44, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation DressmakerMary J. Young

3rd Apr 1881CensusFrances Neller, F, Head, widowed, age 76, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation InvalidFrances NellerFordcomb1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Naomi Faircloth, F, Servant, widowed, age 64, born Lingfield, Surrey; occupation: nurseNaomi Faircloth

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles H. Bishop, M, Head, married, age 28, born Biddlesden, Buckingham; occupation: dog trainerCharles H. Bishop, dog trainerFordcomb1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Catherine M. Bishop, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Westminster, MiddlesexCatherine M. Bishop
Harry Bishop, M, Son, age 5, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: scholarHarry Bishop
Louis Bishop, M, Son, age 4, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: scholarLouis Bishop
Rosetta A.B. Bishop, F, Visitor, single, age 14, born Wellington, ShropshireRosetta A.B. Bishop

3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Ovenden, F, Head, widowed, age 57, born Fordcomb, Kent; occupation Paper FactoryElizabeth OvendenFordcomb1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Harriet Martin, F, Daughter, widowed, age 33, born Fordcomb, Kent; occupation: dressmakerHarriet Martin, dressmaker
Stella Martin, F, Grandaughter, age 7, born Fordcomb, Kent; occupation: scholarStella Martin

3rd Apr 1881CensusUriah Lock, M, Head, married, age 70; occupation: farm labourerUriah Lock, farm labourerFordcomb1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Eleanor Lock, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Brighton, SussexEleanor Lock
George Lock, M, Son, single, age 25, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Lock
Mary Lock, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: paper factoryMary Lock
Frank Lock, M, Son, single, age 16, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerFrank Lock
Henry Lock, M, Grandson, age 1Henry Lock

3rd Apr 1881CensusM. Hewett, F, Head, widowed, age 66, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerM. Hewett, farm labourerFordcomb1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Harriet Kember, F, Visitor Servant, single, age 23, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: nurseHarriet Kember
Harry Humphrey, M, Lodger, single, age 32, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation Farm labourerHarry Humphrey, farm labourer

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Frost, M, Head, married, age 53, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Frost, farm labourerFordcomb1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Mary Frost, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Ashurst, KentMary Frost
William Frost, M, Son, single, age 32, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Frost
Richard Frost, M, Son, single, age 19, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerRichard Frost

3rd Apr 1881CensusEliza Bridger, F, Head, married, age 64, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation: laundressEliza Bridger, laundressFordcomb1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Emily Bridger, F, Daughter, single, age 30, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation: laundressEmily Bridger

3rd Apr 1881CensusSophia Saxby, F, Head, widowed, age 80, born SussexSophia SaxbyFordcomb1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Susannah Saxby, F, Daughter, single, age 55, born KentSusannah Saxby
Charlotte Collins, F, Servant, single, age 39, born Kent; occupation: domestic servantCharlotte Collins

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Bonwick, M, Head, widowed, age 62, born Penshurst, Kent, occupation: farm labourerThomas Bonwick, farm labourerFordcomb1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Gillett, M, Head, married, age 72, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Gillett, farm labourerFordcomb1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Jane Gillett, F, Wife, married, age 72, born Penshurst, KentJane Gillett
Charles Hemsley, M, Boarder, single, age 19, born E Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: gardenerCharles Hemsley

3rd Apr 1881CensusRobert Burfoot, M, Head, married, age 60, born Hever, Kent; occupation: farm bailiffRobert Burfoot, farm labourerFordcomb1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Frances Burfoot, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Withyham, SussexFrances Burfoot [Wise]
Martha Burfoot, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born Withyham, SussexMartha Burfoot
Rosa A. Burfoot, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Withyham, SussexRossana Burfoot
William Fry, M, Lodger, single, age 55, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Fry, farm labourer

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Frost, M, Head, married, age 65, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerHenry Frost, farm labourerFordcomb1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Ann Frost, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Blechingley, SurreyAnn Frost

3rd Apr 1881CensusStephen Jenner, M, Head, married, age 58, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerStephen Jenner, farm labourerFordcomb1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Zilpah Jenner, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Chiddingstone, KentZilpha Jenner [Jenner]
Henry Jenner, M, Son, single, age 17, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: grocer's porterHenry Jenner
Edward Jenner, M, Son, age 15, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: carpenterEdward Jenner
Rachel Jenner, F, Daughter, age 10, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarRachel Jenner
Alice Sarent, F, Boarder, age 4, born London, Middlesex; occupation: scholarAlice Sarent

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Moon, M, Head, married, age 53, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam MoonFordcomb1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Temarine A. Moon, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Buxted, SussexThomasin Moon [Brown]
Alice Moon, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, SussexAlice Moon
George Moon, M, Son, age 14, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Moon
Albert John Moon, M, Son, age 12, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlbert John Moon

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Adams, M, Head, married, age 64, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: carpenterWilliam Adams, carpenterFordcomb1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Tryphena Adams, F, Wife, married, age 61, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: paper factorTryphena Adams [Ovenden]
Hortensia L. Adams, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: paper factorHortensia Leanora Adams

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward Jenner, M, Head, widowed, age 71, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: baker and carpenterEdward Jenner, carpenter and bakerFordcomb1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Ruth Dummer, F, Niece, single, age 36, born Stepney, Middlesex; occupation: housekeeperRuth Dummer
Owen Reading, M, Lodger, single, age 20, born Dartford, Kent; occupation Paper mill finisherOwen Reading

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Bryant, M, Head, married, age 59, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: labourerWilliam Bryant, labourerFordcomb1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Susanna Bryant, F, Wife, married, age 59, born Withyham, Sussex, handicap: deafSusannah Bryant
Lois Bryant, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Fordcomb, Kent; occupation: dressmakerLois Bryant

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Griffith, M, Head, single, age 30, born Manchester; occupation: paper makerThomas Griffith, paper makerFordcomb1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Deadman, M, Head, married, age 80, born Landridge, Surrey; occupation: farm labourerJames Deadman, farm labourerFordcomb1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Dinah Deadman, F, Wife, married, age 70, born Oxtead, SurreyDinah Deadman

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