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

18Broadwater HouseJohn K. Jacomshood, M, Head, married, age 58, born Norfolk; occupation: retired railway contractor
    Isabella S. Jacomshood, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Devon
    Charles J. Jacomshood, M, Son, single, age 18, born East Indies; occupation: student of medicine
    Cecelia Jacomshood, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Devon; occupation: scholar
    Alice J. Jacomshood, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Berkshire; occupation: scholar
    Margaret A. Jacomshood, F, Daughter, single, age 5, born Frant; occupation: scholar
    Frances E. Jacomshood, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born Frant; occupation: scholar
    Walter J. Jacomshood, M, Son, single, age 3, born Frant
    Mary A. Baker, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Hertfordshire; occupation: parlour maid
    Emily Furneaux, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Devon; occupation: nurse
    Fanny Martin, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Rotherfield; occupation: nurse
    Harry Martin, M, Servant, married, age 34, born Kent; occupation: gardener
    Hannah Martin, F, Serv Wife, married, age 39, born Lamberhurst
    Charlotte Martin, F, Serv Children, age 5, born Frant; occupation: scholar
    Beatrice Martin, F, Serv Children, age 3, born Frant; occupation: scholar

18Broadwater CottageCecilia H. Hooper, F, Head, single, age 51, born Devon; occupation: companion
    Sarah Hardanay, F, Servant, single, age 39, born Marden; occupation: general servant

18Ramslye Farm HouseThomas Taylor, M, Head, single, age 24, born Withyham, employs 10 men and 2 boys; occupation: farmer
    Naomi Taylor, F, Sister, single, age 28, born Rotherfield; occupation: housekeeper
    Ruth Taylor, F, Sister, single, age 20, born Rotherfield; occupation: servant

18Strawberry Hill HouseB. Water Sharp, M, Head, single, age 29, born Surrey; occupation Farmer
    Jemima Hawkins, F, Housekeeper, single, age 40, born Surrey; occupation: housekeeper

18Strawberry Hill CottageAlfred Collins, M, Head, married, age 31, born Mayfield, occupation: gardener
    Ann Collins, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Etchingham
    Alfred J. Collins, M, Son, age 6 m, born Tunbridge Wells

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