The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Cranbrook Census
Reference RG 11/937: Cranbrook Enumeration District No 7; District: Cranbrook Union; Enumerator: R. Bushell
All the houses comprised in the area formed by the Ecclesiastical boundary line commencing at Bounds End continuing to Willesley Pound and from thence to the Kings Head Corner at Sissinghurst Street from thence to Relfs Corner and along the Frittenden Road as far as the limits of the Parish extends.
Please note:
  • These census records have been transcribed from images of the original census sheets. Whilst all care has been taken, the result is an interpretation of the original which is available at Local Record Offices, from The National Archives, and from
  • Occupation has been unified (e.g. Ag Lab, Farm Lab, and many other such recordings are all displayed as Farm labourer).
  • The Sheet Number is as shown on the original document and is linked to a page showing all the entries on that Sheet (as well as entries from the following or previous sheet where the entry for the location covers more than one sheet).
  • In those instances where the Census entry is incorrect or missing and it has been possible from other sources to derive a correction, then these changes are shown inside square brackets, e.g. [Wife]

Census sheets
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Sheet    Place    Census entry

21The CommonJames Coley, M, Head, married, age 45, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Emma Coley, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Brenchly, Kent
    Harriett Coley, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Ellen Louisa Coley, F, Daughter, single, age 6, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: scholar
    James Henry Coley, M, Son, single, age 10 m, born Cranbrook, Kent

21The CommonWilliam Hinkley, M, Head, married, age 24, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Sarah Hinkley, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: farm labourer

21Camden LodgeEdward Ham Langmore, M, Head, married, age 52, born Findsbury, Middlesex; occupation: colonel retired India list
    Mary Pallister Langmore, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Hampstead, Middlesex
    Evelyn Langmore, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born Paddington, Middlesex
    Clara Langmore, F, Daughter, single, age 2 m, born Cranbrook, Kent
    Elizabeth Kemp, F, Servant, single, age 35, born Biddenden, Kent; occupation: domestic cook
    Elizabeth Martin, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Alveston, Hampshire; occupation: parlourmaid
    Adelaide Hope Godsmast, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Hunton, Kent; occupation: housemaid
    Frances Simmons, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Frittenden, Kent; occupation: general servant
    Charlotte Williams, F, Servant, single, age 34, born Stowbedon, Norfolk; occupation: domestic nurse

21Camden LodgeCharles Best, M, Head, married, age 27, born Hornsey, Middlesex; occupation: coachman domestic servant
    Emma Annie Best, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Munden, Hereford
    Charles William Best, M, Son, age 2, born Clapton, Middlesex
    Florence Emma Best, F, Daughter, age 1, born Clapton, Middlesex

21Camden CottageThomas Everard, M, Head, married, age 60, born Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk; occupation: gardener domestic servant
    Sarah Everard, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Hendon, Middlesex
    Arthur John Pack, M, Grandson, age 7 m, born Cranbrook, Kent

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