The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Frant Census
Broadwater Down (West)
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

14Stables, 31 Broadwater DownThomas Low, M, Head, married, age 31, born Norfolk; occupation: coachman and gardener
    Maria Low, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Norfolk
    Thomas Low, M, Son, age 9, born Suffolk; occupation: scholar
    John Low, M, Son, age 8, born Frant; occupation: scholar
    William Low, M, Son, age 6, born Frant; occupation: scholar
    Frank Low, M, Son, age 3, born Frant
    Ernest Low, M, Son, age 2, born Frant

1432 Broadwater DownHenry Y. Parker, M, Head, married, age 66, born Yorkshire
    Maria M. Parker, F, Wife, married, age 61, born Yorkshire
    Yarborough F.H. Parker, M, Son, single, age 37, born Yorkshire; occupation: lieutenant royal navy
    Francis K. Parker, M, Son, single, age 23, born Yorkshire
    Elizabeth Eves, F, Servant, single, age 41, born Speldhurst; occupation: cook
    Sarah M. Levy, F, Servant, single, age 34, born Wiltshire; occupation: housemaid
    Mary Justice, F, Servant, single, age 30, born Nottinghamshire; occupation: parlour maid
    Marriene Baston, F, Visitor, widowed, age 58, born Yorkshire, occupation: console

14Dutcote, 33 Broadwater DownSusan Jay, F, Head, single, age 46, born Lincolnshire; occupation: housekeeper
    Elizabeth Vonsden, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Yalding; occupation Housemaid

14Dutcote Cottage, 33 Broadwater DownWilliam Gostling, M, Head, married, age 54, born Frant; occupation: gardener
    Susanna Gostling, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Tonbridge
    Thomas Gostling, M, Son, single, age 32, born Tonbridge; occupation: maker of cricket balls
    Julia Gostling, F, Daughter, single, age 22

1434 Broadwater DownBenjamin Sayers, M, Head, married, age 49, born Isfield; occupation Gardener
    Mary Sayers, F, Wife, married, age 59, born Scotland

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