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

15[Mark Beech]James Ford, M, Head, married, age 66, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: brick maker and farmer
    Sarah Ford, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Gravesend, Kent
    Charles W. Ford, M, Son, single, age 22, born Hever, Kent
    Elizabeth Ford, F, Granddaughter, age 17, born Bermondsey, London
    Horace C. Ford, M, Grandson, age 10, born Hever, Kent

15[Mark Beech]Allen Bingham, M, Head, married, age 52, born Witchling, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
    Harriet Bingham, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Kymer, Sussex
    Thomas Bingham, M, Son, single, age 19, born Kymer, Sussex, occupation: gardener
    Charles Bingham, M, Son, single, age 17, born Kymer, Sussex, occupation: labourer
    Albert Bingham, M, Son, age 14, born Kymer, Sussex, occupation: shepherd boy
    George Bingham, M, Son, age 12, born Kymer, Sussex, occupation: scholar
    Alfred Bingham, M, Son, age 8, born Cowden, Kent, occupation: scholar
    Lettey Bingham, F, Daughter, age 5, born Cowden, Kent, occupation: scholar

15[Mark Beech]Samuel Boakes, M, Head, widowed, age 83, born Chiddingstone, Kent, occupation: farm labourer
    George Boakes, M, Son, married, age 58, born Chiddingstone, Kent, occupation: farm labourer
    Ellen Boakes, F, Daughter, married, age 58, born Blackham, Sussex

15[Mark Beech]George Miles, M, Head, single, age 33, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: blacksmith

15[Mark Beech]Emma S. Fox, F, Head, married, age 30, born Hampstead, Middlesex; occupation: school mistress
    Helen M. Fox, F, Daughter, age 10 m, born Mark Beech, Kent
    Bessie A. Fox, F, Sister, age 15, born Poole, Dorset; occupation: scholar
    Lucy E. Fox, F, Sister, age 12, born Poole, Dorset; occupation: scholar

15[Mark Beech]Thos. Turner, M, Head, widowed, age 64, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: shepherd
    Fanny Turner, F, Daughter, single, age 26, born Cowden, Kent
    Edwin Turner, M, Son, single, age 20, born Mark Beech, Kent; occupation: brick maker
    Lily Turner, F, Granddaughter, age 1, born Mark Beech, Kent

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