The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Hever, Kent Census
That part of the Parish of Hever that includes Hever Castle, Hever Village and Mark Beech
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

9[Hever]Thomas Friend, M, Head, married, age 34, born Eden Bridge, Kent; occupation: painter
    Clarissa Friend, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Maidstone, Kent
    Wilard Friend, M, Son, age 4, born Hever, Kent
    Lily Friend, F, Daughter, age 2, born Hever, Kent
    Victor Friend, M, Son, age 6 m, born Hever, Kent
    James Friend, M, Father, widowed, age 60, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: gamekeeper

9[Hever]Thomas Divall, M, Head, married, age 41, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: farmer
    Elizabeth Divall, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Lingfield, Surrey
    Arthur Divall, M, Son, age 14, born Lingfield, Surrey
    William Divall, M, Son, age 12, born Hever, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Thomas Butter, M, Lodger, single, age 38, born Markham, Norfolk, occupation: gamekeeper
    Ann Butter, F, Sister, single, age 38, born Islington, Norfolk, occupation: housekeeper
    Frank Divall, M, Son, age 10, born Hever, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Rose Divall, F, Daughter, age 8, born Hever, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Alice Divall, F, Daughter, age 6, born Hever, Kent; occupation: scholar

9[Hever]Samuel Harding, M, Head, married, age 37, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Elizabeth Harding, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Sevenoaks, Kent
    William Beckett, M, Lodger, single, age 44, born Hever, Kent, occupation: farm labourer
    Charles Jolly, M, Lodger, single, age 24, born Newton, Suffolk; occupation: gamekeeper

9[Hever]George Seal, M, Head, married, age 45, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation Farm labourer
    Sophia Seal, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Chiddingstone, Kent
    Gertrude Seal, F, Daughter, age 4, born Chiddingstone, Kent
    Harry Page, M, Lodger, single, age 36, born Arundel, Sussex; occupation: hoop shaver

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