The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Frant Census
That part of Frant Parish lying North West of Frant and South West of Broadwater Down
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

3Cate Toll GateAnnie Vidler, F, Head, married, age 34, born Goudhurst
    Charles Vidler, M, Son, age 14, born Goudhurst; occupation Farm Servant
    Ellen Vidler, F, Daughter, age 12, born Goudhurst; occupation Scholar
    Annie Vidler, F, Daughter, age 8, born Brenchly; occupation Scholar
    William Vidler, M, Son, age 5, born Brenchly; occupation Scholar
    Fredrick Vidler, M, Son, age 1 m, born Frant

3Resevoire CottageEdward Reed, M, Head, married, age 59, born London; occupation Nursery labourer
    Ann Reed, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Wales; occupation Laundress
    Ann Reed, F, Daughter, single, age 29, born Kent; occupation Laundress
    Arthur Reed, M, Son, single, age 20, born Kent, unemployed; occupation Grocer
    Edward Reed, M, Son, single, age 15, born Kent; occupation Gardener
    Alfred Reed, M, Grandson, age 6, born Hastings; occupation Scholar

3Moat LodgeWilliam Smith, M, Head, married, age 54, born Derbyshire; occupation: porter
    Frances Smith, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Lydd
    William Smith, M, Grandson, age 6, born Middlesex; occupation: scholar

3Plantation CottageAlfred Dann, M, Head, married, age 55, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Frances Dann, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Speldhurst; occupation: laundress
    George Dann, M, Son, single, age 19, born Frant; occupation: gardener
    Harriett Dann, F, Daughter, age 12, born Frant; occupation: scholar
    Sarah Dann, F, Daughter, age 11, born Frant; occupation: scholar
    Thomas Smith, M, Lodger, single, age 42, born Yorkshire; occupation: gardener

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