The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Southborough, Kent Census
That part of Southborough within the Parish of Tonbridge that includes London Road, Speldhurst Road, Prospect Road, Holden Park Road, Taylor Street, Charles Street, Edward Street and Holden Corner
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

5190 London RoadWillm. Strudwick, M, Head, married, age 50, born Mitcham, Surrey; occupation Master baker
    Maria Strudwick, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Marylebone, London
    Harry Strudwick, M, Son, single, age 20, born Woolwich, Kent; occupation Baker
    Frances Smith, F, Servant, single, age 14, born London
    Jane Gorham, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Yalding, Kent
    Arthur Joyce, M, Servant, single, age 15, born Tunbg Wells, Kent; occupation: baker
    Thomas Johnson, M, Servant, single, age 20, born Tunbg Wells, Kent; occupation: baker

5170 B London RoadEliza Linfield, F, Head, widowed, age 40, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: charwoman
    Lucy Linfield, F, Daughter, age 14, born Cuckfield, Sussex; occupation: domestic servant
    Charles Linfield, M, Son, age 7, born Southboro Tunbg, Kent; occupation: scholar

5170 C London RoadElizabeth Sisley, F, Head, widowed, age 33, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: charwoman
    Albert Sisley, M, Son, age 12, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Mary Ann Sisley, F, Daughter, age 8, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Rose Sisley, F, Daughter, age 4, born Southboro Tunbg, Kent; occupation: scholar

51 Speldhurst RoadWalter Fry, M, Head, married, age 45, born Greenwich, Kent; occupation: action list navy officer, surgeon major H.M.S.A.
    Mary Fry, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Down Co, Ireland
    Edith Fry, F, Daughter, age 12, born Travancon, East Indies; occupation: scholar
    Maria Excell, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Marden, Kent; occupation: domestic servant
    Louisa Begent, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Hythe, Kent, occupation: domestic servant

52 Speldhurst RoadJoseph Twort, M, Head, single, age 64, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation Retired Farmer
    Sarah Twort, F, Sister, single, age 66, born Tunbridge, Kent, handicap: imbecile
    Elizabeth Gayler, F, Boarder, widowed, age 76, born Little Mundon, Kent; occupation: needle woman

54 and 1/2 Speldhurst RoadGeorge Saunders, M, Head, married, age 52, born Fareham, Hampshire; occupation: brown ware potter
    Edwin Saunders, M, Son, single, age 19, born Fareham, Hampshire; occupation: brown ware potter

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