The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Speldhurst, Kent Census
That part of the Parish of Speldhurst that includes Blowers Hill, Etherington Hill and Broomhill Bank
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]
Sheet    Place    Census entry
4Barden RoadGeorge Potter, M, Head, married, age 26, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation Wheelwright
4RocksJames Turley, M, Head, married, age 51, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation Farmer
4Speldhurst HillJohn Fuggle, M, Head, married, age 34, born Tenterden, Kent; occupation: baker
4Speldhurst Mill HouseJames Elstone, M, Head, married, age 32, born Aldershot, Hampshire; occupation: miller
5Blowers HillThos. Young, M, Head, married, age 35, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation Labourer
5Blowers HillFred. Still, M, Head, married, age 57, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation Blacksmith
5Blowers HillThomas Payne, M, Head, married, age 35, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: bricklayer
5Blowers HillJohn Tester, M, Head, married, age 74, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: stone sawyer
5Blowers HillElizabeth M. Clarke, F, Head, widowed, age 66, born Marden, Kent; occupation: church sweeper
6Blowers HillJs. Baker, M, Head, married, age 38, born Langton, Kent; occupation: labourer
6Blowers HillAnn Everest, F, Head, single, age 55, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
6Blowers HillPatience Turner, F, Head, widowed, age 68, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: washerwoman
6Blowers HillPhineas Palmer, M, Head, married, age 68, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation Gardener
6Blowers HillHy.Ed. Divall, M, Head, married, age 23, born Bidboro, Kent; occupation: miller
6Etherington Hill ManorEdmund Janson, M, Head, married, age 52, born Stoke Newington, Middlesex; occupation: retired underwriter
7Blowers Hill CottageAaron Avery, M, Head, married, age 78, born Speld, Kent; occupation: labourer
7Blowers Hill CottageCaroline Avery, F, Head, widowed, age 54, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: laundress
7Farm HouseGeorge C. Cuthbert, M, Head, married, age 44, born Christchurch, Surrey; occupation: farmer
7CottageElizabeth Godley, F, Head, widowed, age 60, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: annuitant
8CottageHenry Anscombe, M, Head, married, age 45, born Speld, Kent; occupation: gardener
8CottageFrancis Carden, F, Head, widowed, age 61, born Penshurst, Kent, occupation: charwoman
8BurchettsGeorge Francis, M, Head, married, age 61, born London; occupation: gentleman
8BurchettsWalter Page, M, Head, married, age 30, born Ockley, Surrey; occupation: coachman
8BurchettsEdmund Hardwick, M, Head, married, age 61, born Speld, Kent; occupation: smith
8Private HouseWm. Twort, M, Head, married, age 60, born Speld, Kent; occupation Farmer
9CottageSarah Anscombe, F, Head, widowed, age 68, born Speld, Kent; occupation: charwoman
9CottageJames Ralph, M, Head, married, age 39, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: bricklayer
9CottageSamson Fisher, M, Head, married, age 46, born Working, Surrey; occupation: bricklayer
9Etherington HillHephzibah Pearce, F, Head, single, age 35, born Brompton, Kent; occupation Governess
9Etherington HillAnnie J. Winton, F, Head, age 9, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation Scholar
9CottageWm. Stapley, M, Head, married, age 61, born Speld, Kent; occupation: gardener
9Etherton LawnMary A. Leith, F, Head, widowed, age 74, born ..., York; occupation: independent
10CottageDonald Macgregor, M, Head, married, age 28, born Allan Br Roth, Scotland; occupation: coachman
10Cottage & Build Br HillJesse Fenner, M, Head, married, age 60, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farmer
10BanksideRobert Overton, M, Head, married, age 36, born Sutton, Surrey; occupation Annuitant
10CottageJames Avery, M, Head, married, age 54, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: pork butcher
10CottageCharles Jno. Keates, M, Head, married, age 27, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: labourer
10CottageWm.George Park, M, Head, married, age 65, born Cosham, Hampshire; occupation Farmer
11CottageHenry C. Faulkner, M, Head, married, age 29, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: labourer
11CottageGeorge Still, M, Head, married, age 26, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation Blacksmith
11CottageJno. Baker, M, Head, widowed, age 74, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11CottageElizabeth Drawbridge, F, Head, widowed, age 56, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: laundress
11CottageElizabeth Sargent, F, Head, widowed, age 88, born Battle, Sussex
11Wrens Nest CottageAnn Price, F, Head, widowed, age 63, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper
12Wrens Nest CottageHenry Hazelden, M, Head, married, age 34, born Nutley, Sussex; occupation: labourer
12WoodlandsJames Lushington, M, Head, married, age 58, born Trichonopoly, India; occupation: retired Madras civilian
12Broomhill M HouseEdward Taylor, M, Head, widowed, age 66, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: miller
12Broomhill BankCaroline Threadgill, F, Head, widowed, age 47, born Ipswich, Suffolk; occupation Housekeeper
12Broomhill Bank Lodge HouseDavid Thomas, M, Head, widowed, age 42, born Tandridge, Surrey; occupation Groom and gardener
12Lower GreenHoratio Hoadley, M, Head, married, age 58, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
13Broomhill BankDaniel Bridger, M, Head, married, age 41, born Godalming, Surrey; occupation: gardener
13Broomhill BankThomas Mills, M, Head, married, age 37, born Compton Nr Godalming; occupation: farm labourer
13Broomhill BankE.A. Stride, M, Head, married, age 40, born Ealing, Hampshire; occupation: labourer
14Broomhill private houseJno. Claridge, M, Head, married, age 46, born Middleton, Northampton; occupation: farm bailiff
14HawartonThomas Miles, M, Head, married, age 44, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: labourer

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