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]

Census sheets
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Sheet    Place    Census entry

19Strawberry Hill CottageJohn Robberts, M, Head, married, age 38, born Brenchly; occupation Gardener
    Mary A. Robberts, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Oxfordshire

19Summervale, Eridge RoadThomas Lewis, M, Head, married, age 46, born Wales; occupation: town clerk
    Ann Lewis, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Nottinghamshire
    Horace L. Lewis, M, Son, married, age 10, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation: scholar
    Ethel L. Lewis, F, Daughter, age 8, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation: scholar
    Amy M. Lewis, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation: scholar
    Mabel C. Lewis, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells
    Mary A. Hodges, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Frant; occupation: servant

19London House, Frant RoadCharles C. Thorley, M, Head, single, age 54, born Somerset; occupation Silk Merchant

19London House, Frant RoadGustavus Beckley, M, Head, single, age 43, born London, occupation: silk merchant
    Mary M. Clarke, F, Employee, single, age 31, born Gloucestershire, occupation: draper's assistant
    Victoria Gray, F, Employee, single, age 39, born Warwickshire; occupation: draper's assistant
    Katherine Bradley, F, Employee, single, age 22, born London, occupation: draper's assistant
    Hannah M. Stovell, F, Employee, single, age 18, born Horsham; occupation Draper's assistant
    Frances A. Green, F, Employee, single, age 24, born Cheshire; occupation: draper's assistant
    Mary Finns, F, Employee, single, age 35, born Tenterden; occupation: draper's assistant
    Alice Shepherd, F, Employee, single, age 29, born Devon; occupation Draper's assistant
    Mary Joseph, F, Employee, single, age 22, born Wales; occupation: draper's assistant
    Anna Japper, F, Employee, single, age 35, born Devon; occupation: dressmaker
    Frances Dickinson, F, Employee, single, age 30, born Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    Mary Elizabeth Hoddinott, F, Employee, single, age 26, born Dorset; occupation: milliner
    Jeanie Wadsworth, F, Employee, single, age 24, born Bedfordshire; occupation Milliner
    Ann L. Coomber, F, Employee, single, age 17, born Cowden, occupation: milliner
    Clarinda E. Gorse, F, Employee, single, age 17, born Rochester; occupation: milliner
    Charles Huskisson, M, Employee, single, age 24, born Middlesex; occupation: clerk
    Henry Michu, M, Employee, single, age 25, born France; occupation: clerk
    Henry Greenwood, M, Employee, single, age 26, born Middlesex; occupation: draper's assistant
    Arthur Salmon, M, Employee, single, age 19, born Middlesex; occupation Draper's assistant
    Elizabeth Thompson, F, Employee, single, age 34, born Burwash; occupation Draper's assistant
    Samuel Goodwyn, M, Employee, single, age 16, born Suffolk; occupation: draper's assistant
    Kenneth Watson, M, Employee, single, age 17, born Germany; occupation Draper's assistant
    Herbert Rowling, M, Employee, single, age 29, born Norfolk; occupation Draper's assistant
    Alfred Fromant, M, Employee, single, age 20; occupation: draper's assistant
    Isaac Martin, M, Employee, single, age 24, born Sevenoaks; occupation: draper's assistant
    Elizabeth Perry, F, Servant, widowed, age 48, born Berkshire; occupation Housekeeper
    Ellen Wadswell, F, Servant, widowed, age 23, born Groombridge; occupation Housemaid
    Sarah Matcham, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation: cook
    Rhoda Worsell, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation Housemaid
    Annie Coulter, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Kent, occupation: housemaid
    Annie Kemp, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Pembury; occupation: housemaid

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