The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Frant Census
Broadwater Down (West)
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]

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Sheet    Place    Census entry

45 Broadwater DownRose Septima Carey, F, Head, widowed, age 75, born Middlesex
    Matilda E. Carey, F, Daughter, single, age 50, born London
    Dorcas Hitchcock, F, Servant, single, age 30, born Tonbridge; occupation: cook
    Ann Matthews, F, Servant, single, age 27, born East Peckham; occupation: housemaid
    Isabella Hilton, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Hampshire; occupation: parlour maid
    Emilie Morgan, F, Servant, widowed, age 36, born Gloucestershire; occupation: nurse

4Stable, 5 Broadwater DownJames C. Smith, M, Head, married, age 40, born Essex; occupation: gardener
    Sarah E. Smith, F, Wife, married, age 37, born London
    Alice E. Smith, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Essex; occupation: scholar
    Arthur J. Smith, M, Son, age 8, born Frant; occupation: scholar
    Charles W. Smith, M, Son, age 5, born Frant; occupation: scholar

46 Broadwater DownJulia Squance, F, Head, single, age 61, born Wales
    Caroline Bassett, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Groombridge; occupation: ladies maid
    Alma Shobbrook, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Devon; occupation Housemaid
    Annie Tubby, F, Servant, single, age 59, born Norfolk; occupation Cook

47 Broadwater DownWilliam Newbold, M, Head, married, age 51, born Warwickshire
    Eleanor I. Newbold, F, Wife, married, age 20, born North America
    William Newbold, M, Son, age 2, born London
    Charles J. Newbold, M, Son, age 3 m, born Frant
    Phoebe E. Boxall, F, Servant, single, age 30, born Surrey, occupation: nurse
    Olive Jane Alderton, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Kent; occupation cook
    Emily M. Willett, F, Servant, single, age 20, born West Malling; occupation Housemaid
    Alice Stubberfield, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Kent; occupation Maid

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