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

291 Railway CottagesJames Davenport, M, Head, married, age 60, born Beckenham; occupation: railway guard
    Jane Davenport, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Bromley
    Jane Davenport, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born Rotherhithe; occupation: housemaid
    Albert Davenport, M, Son, single, age 21, born East Grinstead; occupation: cook

292 Railway CottagesJames Edwards, M, Head, married, age 37, born Worth; occupation: railway engine driver
    Martha Edwards, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Brighton
    James Edwards, M, Son, single, age 14, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    Gregory Edwards, M, Son, age 7 m, born Frant
    Harry Houghton, M, Nephew, age 13, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar

293 Railway CottagesBenjamin Reeves, M, Head, married, age 54, born Bexhill; occupation: railway engine driver
    Charlotte Reeves, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Rye
    Charlotte Reeves, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born St Leonards; occupation: no occupation
    John Reeves, M, Son, single, age 20, born Brighton; occupation: railway engine cleaner
    Harry Reeves, M, Son, single, age 17, born Uckfield; occupation: railway engine cleaner
    Benjamin Reeves, M, Son, single, age 15, born Uckfield; occupation: telegraph learner
    William Reeves, M, Son, single, age 14, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    Annie M. Reeves, F, Daughter, age 12, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    Frances Reeves, F, Daughter, age 10, born Frant; occupation: scholar
    Albert C. Reeves, M, Grandson, age 2, born Southborough
    Jane Payne, F, Mother In Law, widowed, age 75, born Northiam
    Henry Payne, M, Boarder, single, age 23, born East Grinstead; occupation: railway foreman

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