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

816 Old Brickfield CottageFrederick Middleton, M, Head, married, age 44, born Crayford, Kent; occupation: superintendent of brickfield
    Caroline Middleton, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Fenny Compton, Warwick
    Harry Middleton, M, Son, single, age 15, born Groombridge, Kent; occupation: railway clerk
    Frederick Middleton, M, Son, age 7, born Fenny Compton, Warwick; occupation: scholar
    Frank Middleton, M, Son, age 5, born Byfield, Northampton
    Ethel Middleton, F, Daughter, age 3, born Sevenoaks, Kent
    Thomas Middleton, M, Son, age 2, born Otford, Kent
    Richard Middleton, M, Son, age 4 m, born Otford, Kent
    Emily Page, F, Servant, age 19, born Sundridge, Kent; occupation: domestic servant

8Cherry Tree CottageAlfred L. Lott, M, Head, married, age 38, born Faversham; occupation: carman
    Eliza Ann Lott, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Whitstable; occupation: laundress
    John Lott, M, Son, single, age 20, born Whitstable, unemployed; occupation: farm labourer
    Martha Ann Lott, F, Daughter, single, age 11, born Whitstable; occupation: scholar
    Matilda Lott, F, Daughter, age 9, born Whitstable; occupation: scholar
    Mary Ann Jones, F, Mother, widowed, age 73, born Faversham
    William Lott, M, Brother, single, age 32, born Faversham, unemployed; occupation: farm labourer

81 New Brickfield CottageGeorge Gumbrill, M, Head, married, age 36, born Sussex; occupation: brickfield labourer
    Esther Gumbrill, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Billingshurst, Sussex
    Edith Gumbrill, F, Daughter, age 8, born Amberley, Sussex
    William Gumbrill, M, Son, age 6, born Portsmouth, Hampshire
    Matilda Gumbrill, F, Daughter, age 4, born Otford, Kent
    George Gumbrill, M, Son, age 3, born Otford, Kent
    Henry Gumbrill, M, Son, age 1, born Otford, Kent

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