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

11Rosemead, 23 Broadwater DownEvelyn M. Eastwood, F, Head, single, age 20, born London
    Sophia Bird, F, Servant, widowed, age 40, born Hertfordshire, occupation: cook
    Ella Backhaus, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Germany, occupation: ladiesmaid
    Fanny Gravett, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Frant; occupation: parlour maid
    Hannah Brooker, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Catsfield; occupation: housemaid

1124 Broadwater DownJames E. Hall, M, Head, married, age 56, born London; occupation: retired architect
    Emily A. Hall, F, Wife, married, age 54, born London
    Elizabeth Foord, F, Servant, single, age 32, born Hastings; occupation: cook
    Annie Springate, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Tenterden; occupation Parlour maid
    Delilah Akrell, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Frant; occupation housemaid

1125 Broadwater DownGertrude Reid, F, Head, widowed, age 44, born Surrey
    George A. Reid, M, Son, age 6, born Frant; occupation Scholar
    Clara Coldman, F, Servant, single, age 41, born Surrey, occupation: nurse
    Mary E. Burbridge, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Northamptonshire, occupation: cook
    Annie Lambert, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Surrey; occupation: housemaid

11Hargate Lodge, 26 Broadwater DownWilliam Delves, M, Head, widowed, age 73, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation: land agent and valuer
    Rose Delves, F, Daughter, single, age 48, born Tunbridge Wells
    Matilda Delves, F, Daughter, single, age 47, born Tunbridge Wells
    Elizabeth Butler, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Shropshire, occupation: cook
    Annie E. King, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Brenchly; occupation: housemaid

11Lodge, 26 Broadwater DownJames Cross, M, Head, married, age 64, born Frant, occupation: gardener
    Catherine Cross, F, Wife, married, age 59, born Frant
    John Watkin, M, Boarder, single, age 18, born Herefordshire; occupation Groom

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