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

304 Railway CottagesCharles Card, M, Head, married, age 32, born Hartfield; occupation: railway carman
    Sarah J. Card, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Wiltshire
    George C. Card, M, Son, age 7, born Frant; occupation: scholar
    Alice E. Card, F, Daughter, age 5, born Frant; occupation: scholar
    Albert Gordon, M, Boarder, single, age 21, born Seaford; occupation: railway porter
    J.W. Hyder, M, Boarder, single, age 25, born Rotherfield; occupation: railway carman
    Benjamin Maynard, M, Boarder, single, age 23, born Brenchly; occupation: gardener

305 Railway CottagesGeorge Elmes, M, Head, married, age 55, born Northamptonshire; occupation: railway platelayer
    Sarah Elmes, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Brighton
    Elesher Elmes, M, Son, single, age 20, born Hamsey, unemployed; occupation: labourer
    David Elmes, M, Son, single, age 17, born Hamsey; occupation: farm labourer
    Emma Elmes, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Hamsey; occupation: scholar
    Arthur Elmes, M, Son, single, age 11, born Lewes; occupation: scholar
    Alfred Elmes, M, Son, single, age 6, born Lewes; occupation: scholar
    Thomas Knight, M, Boarder, single, age 26, born Surrey; occupation: railway porter

306 Railway CottagesThomas Kiy, M, Head, married, age 32, born Essex; occupation: railway signalman
    Margaret Kiy, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Surrey
    Walter J. Kiy, M, Son, age 4, born Tunbridge Wells
    William F. Kiy, M, Son, age 2, born Tunbridge Wells
    Walter Moore, M, Brother In Law, single, age 19, born Arundel; occupation: drapers porter
    George Collins, M, Boarder, single, age 21, born Brighton, occupation: railway engine fireman stoker
    Thomas Tasker, M, Boarder, single, age 19, born Groombridge; occupation: labourer

307 Railway CottagesThomas Bleach, M, Head, married, age 42, born Surrey, occupation: railway carman
    Mary Bleach, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Brighton
    Mary J. Bleach, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Wales, occupation: pupil teacher
    Thomas H. Bleach, M, Son, single, age 14, born Tunbridge Wells, occupation: scholar
    George Bleach, M, Son, age 10, born Tunbridge Wells, occupation: scholar
    Christopher Schultze, M, Boarder, single, age 21, born Lewes; occupation Railway Clerk
    Edward Payne, M, Boarder, single, age 17, born Worth; occupation: railway clerk

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