The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Edenbridge, Kent Census
That part of the Parish of Edenbridge that includes Medhurst Row, Greybury Lane, Edenbridge High Street and Hever Lane
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

15SherendenJohn Nicholson, M, Head, married, age 43, born Covington, Huntingdon; occupation Farmer
    Sophia Nicholson, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Isham, Northampton
    Margaret M. Nicholson, F, Daughter, age 14, born Limpsfield, Surrey
    John F. Nicholson, M, Son, age 12, born Lingfield, Surrey
    Walter Nicholson, M, Son, age 10, born Lingfield, Surrey
    Thomas Nicholson, M, Son, age 6, born Lingfield, Surrey

15Broomsey FarmRichard Payne, M, Head, age 57, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: farmer
    Mary Payne, F, Wife, age 57, born Edenbridge, Kent
    Ann Payne, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Lingfield, Surrey
    George Payne, M, Son, single, age 19, born Lingfield, Surrey
    Clara Payne, F, Daughter, age 10, born Lingfield, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    George Langridge, M, Nephew, age 3, born Edenbridge, Kent

15BusesIsaac Stevens, M, Head, married, age 54, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiff
    Kate Stevens, F, Wife, age 29, born Wadhurst, Sussex
    Charlie Stevens, M, Son, single, age 10, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Kate Stevens, F, Daughter, age 9, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Frank Stevens, M, Son, age 7, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Frederick Stevens, M, Son, age 4, born Edenbridge, Kent
    Eleline Stevens, F, Daughter, age 3, born Edenbridge, Kent

15BusesHenry Taylor, M, Head, married, age 37, born Hockering, Norfolk; occupation: gamekeeper
    Lydia Taylor, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Hardingham, Norfolk

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