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

8Stables, 14 Broadwater DownGeorge Cole, M, Head, married, age 25; occupation: gardener
    Eliza Cole, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Somerset
    Herbert S. Cole, M, Son, age 1 m, born Frant

815 Broadwater DownEliza Fanny Fullerton, F, Head, single, age 41, born Italy
    Martin T. Spiller, M, Brother In Law, married, age 41, born London
    Harriet C. Spiller, F, Sister, married, age 37
    Emmeline Porcher, F, Visitor, single, age 55, born Somerset
    Mary Weller, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Hellingly; occupation: housemaid
    Mary A. Holman, F, Servant, single, age 37, born Northamptonshire; occupation: cook
    Charlotte Howard, F, Servant, single, age 30, born Hartfield; occupation: parlour maid
    Anna Rodd, F, Servant, single, age 48, born Kent; occupation Housemaid

8Stables, 15 Broadwater DownWilliam Rogers, M, Head, single, age 21, born Withyham; occupation: gardener
    Emma Moss, F, Servant, married, age 46, born Yorkshire; occupation: cook
    Alma Kelly, F, Servant, single, age 25, born West Indies; occupation: housemaid
    Frederick Watkins, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Surrey; occupation Groom
    Emma Moss, F, Visitor, single, age 15, born Marylebone, unemployed; occupation: domestic servant

8Stables, 16 Broadwater DownFrances Young, F, Head, married, age 47, born Lancashire
    William Young, M, Son, single, age 19, born Croydon; occupation Tailor's assistant
    James Young, M, Son, age 18, born Croydon, handicap: idiot; occupation Tailor's assistant

817 Broadwater DownElizabeth Wilson, F, Head, widowed, age 53, born Canada
    Katherine Simpson, F, Companion, single, age 23, born Yorkshire; occupation Companion
    Kate Horsecroft, F, Servant, married, age 42, born Ireland; occupation: cook
    Annie Weeks, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Wadhurst; occupation Parlour maid
    Margaret Lame, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Northumberland; occupation: housemaid
    Edward Thompson, M, Servant, married, age 43, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation Gardener

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