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]

Census sheets
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Sheet    Place    Census entry

1227 Broadwater DownSarah Wickham, F, Head, single, age 35, born Penshurst; occupation Cook
    Elizabeth B. Harris, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Kent; occupation: housemaid
    William C. Robinson, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Wiltshire; occupation Footman

12Stables, 27 Broadwater DownJames Weston, M, Head, married, age 40, born Surrey; occupation: coachman
    Mary Weston, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Kent
    Ernest Hubble, M, Visitor, age 7, born Tonbridge; occupation: scholar

12The Firs, 28 Broadwater DownCharles Coles, M, Head, married, age 76, born London; occupation: colonial broker
    Elizabeth Coles, F, Wife, married, age 53, born London
    Henry Hobbs, M, Servant, single, age 28, born Hampshire; occupation: butler
    Emma Peake, F, Servant, single, age 35, born Surrey; occupation Ladies maid
    Emma Coomber, F, Servant, single, age 39, born Surrey, occupation: cook
    Sarah Loyds, F, Servant, single, age 15; occupation: kitchenmaid
    Emily Collin, F, Servant, single, age 35, born Essex, occupation: housemaid
    Priscilla Hedley, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Isle of Wight; occupation: housemaid

12Stables, 28 Broadwater DownEphraim Wilding, M, Head, married, age 51, born Northiam; occupation Coachman
    Mary Wilding, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Tudely
    Arthur Wilding, M, Son, age 14, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation House Boy

12Rooms over Stables, 28 Broadwater DownThomas Harner, M, Head, single, age 18, born Ore; occupation: groom

12Rooms over Stables, 28 Broadwater DownHelen Wyndham, F, Head, single, age 58
    Louisa Place, F, Companion, single, age 36, born India; occupation Housekeeper
    Emily Dannett, F, Servant, single, age 52, born London; occupation: ladies maid
    Hannah Honeybourne, F, Servant, widowed, age 45, born Kent; occupation: cook
    Priscilla Calderwell, F, Servant, single, age 32, born Devon, occupation: parlour maid
    Ellen Douch, F, Servant, single, age 31, born Dallington; occupation: parlour maid
    Adolphus Andrews, M, Servant, single, age 16, born Cornwall; occupation page

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