The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Sevenoaks, Kent Census
That part of Sevenoaks that includes Cross Keys, Oak Lane and Kippington
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

12Kippington Cottage, KippingtonWilliam Henry Nower, M, Head, married, age 66, born Otterden, Kent; occupation Carpenter
    Sarah Nower, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Ockenden, Essex

12Kippington Cottage, KippingtonIsaac Sears, M, Head, married, age 35, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Mary Sears, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Shoreham, Kent
    E. Arthur Sears, M, Son, age 11, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: scholar
    F. Gurtwood Sears, F, Daughter, age 9, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: scholar
    H. Jane Sears, F, Daughter, age 7, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: scholar
    J. Isaac Sears, M, Son, age 4, born Sevenoaks, Kent
    L. Mary Sears, F, Daughter, age 1, born Sevenoaks, Kent

12Kippington Cottage, KippingtonEdmund Thorne, M, Head, married, age 39, born Tooting, Surrey; occupation Coachman
    Sarah Elizabeth Thorne, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Dorset Square, London
    Elizabeth Esther Thorne, F, Daughter, age 13, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Edmund Charles Thorne, M, Son, age 10, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation Scholar

12Kippington Cottage, KippingtonGeorge Walter Ashman, M, Head, married, age 33, born Horsley, Gloucester; occupation: gardeners assistant
    Caroline Ashman, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Horsley, Gloucester
    Walter Geo. Ashman, M, Son, age 8, born Ide Hill, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Katherine Mary Ashman, F, Daughter, age 7, born Ide Hill, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Thomas Frederick Ashman, M, Son, age 4, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Caroline Ellen Ashman, F, Daughter, age 2, born Sevenoaks, Kent

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