The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Otford, Kent Census
That part of the village of Otford that includes the Railway Station, Brickfield Cottages and Otford Street
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

2Warren House CottageJames Johnson, M, Head, married, age 43, born Eynsford, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Jane Johnson, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Kemsing, Kent
    Emily Johnson, F, Daughter, age 14, born Horton, Kent
    Alfred Johnson, M, Son, age 9, born Horton, Kent
    William Johnson, M, Son, age 6, born Sevenoaks, Kent
    Herbert Johnson, M, Son, age 4, born Sevenoaks, Kent
    Alice Johnson, F, Daughter, age 2, born Sevenoaks, Kent
    Frank Johnson, M, Son, age 2 m, born Otford, Kent

2Lime Work ShedsWilliam Tupper, M, Head, widowed, age 44, born Halling, Kent; occupation Lime worker
    Occupation Lime worker

2Moat HouseRichard Coupland Thomas, M, Head, married, age 39, born Tintern, Monmouth; occupation Architect And Proprietor Of Lime Works
    Hannah Louisa Thomas, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Knaresborough, York
    Marion Thomas, F, Daughter, age 5, born Folkestone, Kent
    Leonard Thomas, M, Son, age 1 m, born Otford, Kent
    Ann Heath, F, Servant, widowed, age 63, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation: nurse
    Jane Couchman, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Otford, Kent; occupation: nurse

2Castle Farm HouseRichard Russell, M, Head, married, age 65, born Horton Kirby, Kent, employs 20 men and 5 boys; occupation Farmer
    Julia Caroline Russell, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Farningham, Kent
    Alfred Ernest Russell, M, Son, single, age 6, born Otford, Kent
    Ann Croucher, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Swanley, Kent; occupation: servant
    Charlotte Packman, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Swanley, Kent; occupation Cook

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