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

318 Railway CottagesGregory Edward, M, Head, married, age 41, born Isfield; occupation: engine driver
    Maria Edward, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Derbyshire
    Marion J. Edward, F, Daughter, age 14, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    Maria S. Edward, F, Daughter, age 11, born Frant; occupation: scholar
    Grace Edward, F, Daughter, age 4, born Frant; occupation: scholar

319 Railway CottagesJames Brighty, M, Head, married, age 39, born Norfolk, occupation: railway guard
    Emily Brighty, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Middlesex
    Louis A. Brighty, M, Son, single, age 11, born Surrey, occupation: scholar
    Ada S. Brighty, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Surrey, occupation: scholar
    Rosina Brighty, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Surrey, occupation: scholar
    Thomas Brighty, M, Brother, single, age 17, born Norfolk, occupation: railway porter

3110 Railway CottagesStephen Emery, M, Head, married, age 55, born Brighton; occupation: annuitant
    Selina Emery, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Bexhill
    Thomas Emery, M, Son, single, age 25, born Brighton; occupation: railway platelayer
    Frederick Emery, M, Son, single, age 15, born Uckfield; occupation: milk carrier
    Alfred Holder, M, Boarder, single, age 33, born Hamsey; occupation: railway porter

3111 Railway CottagesMichael Searle, M, Head, married, age 28, born Amberley; occupation Railway signalman
    Catherine Searle, F, Wife, married, age 33, born West Firle
    Albert E. Searle, M, Son, age 3, born Tunbridge Wells

3112 Railway CottagesWilliam Packham, M, Head, married, age 49, born Newick; occupation: railway engine driver
    Sarah Packham, F, Wife, married, age 48, born East Grinstead
    Alfred Packham, M, Son, single, age 20, born East Grinstead; occupation: clerk

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