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Thimble Hall
Warren House
Historical records

1820PenshurstPenshurst by George Shepherd & H. AdlordPrivate collection

3rd Apr 1881CensusJoseph Hoath, M, Head, married, age 23, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: gardenerJoseph Hoath, gardenerThe Village1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Elizabeth A. Hoath, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Pembroke Dock, WalesElizabeth A. Hoath

3rd Apr 1881CensusPhiladelphia Pingo, F, Head, widowed, age 88, born Leigh, Kent; occupation Retired BakerPhiladelphia PingoThe Village1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Hester Pingo, F, Daughter, single, age 48, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation Retired BakerHester Pingo

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Towner, M, Head, married, age 44, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Towner, farm labourerThe Village1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Ann Towner, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Penshurst, KentAnn Towner
Sarah A. Towner, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: school teacherSarah A. Towner
Julia Towner, F, Daughter, age 15, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: scholarJulia Towner
William Towner, M, Son, age 13, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: scholarWilliam Towner
Mary Towner, F, Daughter, age 11, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: scholarMary Towner
Amy E. Towner, F, Daughter, age 7, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: scholarAmy E. Towner

3rd Apr 1881CensusSydney P. Macartney, M, Head, married, age 37, born Naples British Subject, Italy; occupation: curate of PenshurstSydney P. Macartney, curate of PenshurstThe Village1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Amy A. Macartney, F, Wife, married, age 34, born (British Subject), AustraliaAmy A. Macartney
Sydney J. Macartney, M, Son, age 6, born Chudleigh, Devon, handicap: imbecileSydney J. Macartney
Margaret Magrow, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Bexhill, Sussex; occupation: domestic servantMargaret Magrow
Mary J. Wyatt, F, Servant, single, age 29, born Chudleigh, Devon; occupation Domestic servantMary J. Wyatt
Mary A. French, F, Servant, single, age 31, born South Brent, Devon; occupation: domestic servantMary A. French

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn R. Edwards, M, Head, married, age 33, born Northiam, Sussex, employs 2 assistants, 2 apprentices and 1 porter; occupation: grocer and draperJohn R. Edwards, grocer and draperThe Village1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Catherine J. Edwards, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Goudhurst, KentCatherine J. Edwards
Ernest H. Edwards, M, Son, age 2, born Penshurst, KentErnest H. Edwards
John S. Edwards, M, Son, age 9 m, born Penshurst, KentJohn S. Edwards
William Wells, M, Servant, single, age 37, born Orpington, Kent; occupation Draper's shopmanWilliam Wells
James Plater, M, Apprentice, age 16, born East Malling, Kent; occupation Grocer's and draper's apprenticeJames Plater
Frank O. Turner, M, Apprentice, age 16, born Langton, Kent; occupation: grocer's and draper's apprenticeFrank V. Turner
Loisa Rush, F, Servant, single, age 39, born Redgrave, Norfolk; occupation Domestic servantLoisa Rush
Fanny Coomber, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Tonbridge, Kent, occupation: domestic servantFanny Coomber

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Baines, M, Head, married, age 31, born Cottisford, Oxford, occupation: gardenerHenry Baines, gardenerThe Village1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Elizabeth Baines, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Witmore, KentElizabeth Baines
Emily Baines, F, Daughter, age 4, born Penshurst, Kent, occupation: scholarEmily Baines
Annie Baines, F, Daughter, age 3, born Penshurst, KentAnnie Baines

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Parker, M, Head, widowed, age 69, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: gardenerWilliam Parker, gardenerThe Village1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Thomas Parker, M, Son, single, age 22, born Woolwich, Kent; occupation: painter and paperhangerThomas Parker

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Killick, M, Head, widowed, age 81, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: cooperJohn Killick, master cooperThe Village1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Ellen Greasby, F, Daughter, widowed, age 46, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: laundressEllen Greagsby [Killick]
Charlotte Greasby, F, Granddaughter, single, age 22, born Penshurst, KentCharlotte Greagsby
Ellen Greasby, F, Granddaughter, age 16, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: general servantEllen Greagsby
Harry Greasby, M, Grandson, age 13, born Lamberhurst, KentHarry Greagsby
George Greasby, M, Grandson, age 10, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarGeorge Greagsby
Alexander Greasby, M, Grandson, age 8, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarAlexander Greagsby
Albert Greasby, M, Grandson, age 4, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: scholarAlbert Greagsby

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Constable, M, Head, married, age 38, born Penshurst, Kent, employs 6 men and 2 boys; occupation: master painter and plumberHenry Constable, master painter and plumberThe Village1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Mary E. Constable, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Penshurst, KentMary E. Constable
Bessy Constable, F, Daughter, age 6, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: scholarBessy Constable
Alfred Constable, M, Son, age 5, born Penshurst, KentAlfred Constable
Mary Constable, F, Daughter, age 4, born Penshurst, KentMary Constable
Harry Constable, M, Son, age 2, born Penshurst, KentHarry Constable
Emma Constable, F, Daughter, age 4 m, born Penshurst, KentEmma Constable
Kate Bridger, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: domestic servantKate Bridger

3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Wyatt, F, Head, single, age 27, born Crendon, Buckingham; occupation HousekeeperElizabeth WyattThe Village1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent

3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Moore, M, Head, married, age 57, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: ironmonger, grocer and draperRichard Moore, ironmonger, grocer and draperThe Village1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Susan Moore, F, Wife, married, age 63, born East Hoathly, SussexSusan Moore [Fuller]
Sarah Moore, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born Penshurst, KentSarah Moore
Richard G. Moore, M, Son, single, age 20, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: ironmongerRichard G. Moore
Ann Fuller, F, Sister in law, single, age 56, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: housekeeperAnn Fuller
Occupation Grocer's assistantErskine Piper
Eliza Onion, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation General servantEliza Onion

3rd Apr 1881CensusZachariah Sandall, M, Head, married, age 24, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: butcherZachariah Sandall, butcherThe Village1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Frances Sandall, F, Wife, married, age 31, born BakeminsterFrances Sandall
Fanny Sandall, F, Sister, single, age 19, born Tonbridge; occupation: accountantFanny Sandall

3rd Apr 1881CensusEmma Yates, F, Head, single, age 65, born St Giles, LondonEmma YatesThe Village1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Eliza Greenwood, F, Servant, single, age 32, born Marsham, Norfolk; occupation: cookEliza Greenwood
Harriet Trimmer, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation HousemaidHarriet Trimmer
Harriet J. Philpott, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Postling, Kent; occupation HousemaidHarriet J. Philpott
William Tappenden, M, Servant, widowed, age 49, born Boughton, Kent; occupation CoachmanWilliam Tappenden
John Matthews, M, Servant, single, age 23, born West Peckham, Kent; occupation: footmanJohn Matthews

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Playfoot, M, Head, married, age 44, born Lamberhurst, Kent, employs 2 men; occupation Saddler and harness makerJohn PlayfootThe Village1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Lois Hollands Playfoot, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Heathfield, SussexLois Hollands Playfoot
Frederick J. Playfoot, M, Son, age 11, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation ScholarFrederick J. Playfoot
Thomas D. Playfoot, M, Son, age 9, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation ScholarThomas D. Playfoot
Blanche L. Playfoot, F, Daughter, age 8, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation ScholarBlanche L. Playfoot
Alfred H. Playfoot, M, Son, age 6, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation ScholarAlfred H. Playfoot
Kitty A. Playfoot, F, Daughter, age 4, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation ScholarKitty A. Playfoot
Arthur J. Playfoot, M, Son, age 1, born Penshurst, KentArthur J. Playfoot
Ada E. Playfoot, F, Daughter, age 3 m, born Penshurst, KentAda E. Playfoot
Emma Parks, F, Visitor, single, age 24, born Brenchley, KentEmma Parks
James Crouch, M, Boarder, single, age 21, born Hailsham, Kent; occupation: saddler and harness makerJames Crouch
Harriet Streeter, F, Servant, age 14, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: domestic servantHarriet Streeter
George Coulstock, M, Apprentice, single, age 17, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: saddler and harness makerGeorge Coulstock
William Chapman, M, Servant, age 15, born Penshurst, Kent, occupation: farm labourerWilliam Chapman

c 1890PenshurstPenshurst painted by Alfred F.W. BurtonAlfred Frederick William Burton, artistEnglish Homes and Villages

1903Leicester SquareLeicester Square, Penshurst photographed by Eagleton, PenshurstPrivate collection

1905Penshurst in WinterPenshurst in Winter photographed by Valentine's seriesPrivate collection

1908The Butcher's ShopThe Butcher's Shop, Penshurst painted by Raphael Tuck & SonsPrivate collection

1910PenshurstPenshurstPrivate collection

1910The SmithyThe Smithy, Penshurst photographed by H. Camburn, Tunbridge WellsPrivate collection

1910Saddler's ShopSaddler's Shop, Penshurst photographed by H. Camburn, Tunbridge WellsPrivate collection

c 1910The VillageThe Village, PenshurstPrivate collection

1913Penshurst VillagePenshurst VillagePrivate collection

1920Post OfficePost Office, PenshurstPrivate collection

1920The Saddler's ShopThe Saddler's Shop, PenshurstPrivate collection

1925The SmithyThe Smithy, Penshurst photographed by Photocrom Co Ltd.Private collection

1939PenshurstPenshurstPrivate collection

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