The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Southborough, Kent Census
That part of Southborough within the Parish of Tonbridge that includes Church Road, Pennington Road, Park Road, London Road, Garling Road, Sheffield Place and Castle 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

1Grove LodgeLouisa Walthew, F, Head, single, age 81, born London; occupation Annuitant
    Hilda Stewart, F, Visitor, single, age 74, born Staines, Middlesex; occupation: annuitant
    Charlie Stewart, M, Visitor, single, age 14, born Bombay, India; occupation: scholar
    Estelle Stewart, F, Visitor, single, age 9, born Poonah, India; occupation: scholar
    Elizabeth Goldsmia, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: servant

1Grove CottageEliza Mccormick, F, Head, widowed, age 33, born Ledbury, Hereford
    Lucy A. Mccormick, F, Daughter, age 11, born Greenwich, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Charles J. J. Mccormick, M, Son, age 9, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Arrabella M. Bailess, F, Boarder, single, age 40, born Barmley, Essex
    Lucy Crittle, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Crowboro, Sussex; occupation: servant

1WillesdenFrances Brown, M, Head, married, age 27, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: baker and lodging house keeper
    Emily G. Brown, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Brighton, Sussex
    Edith E. Brown, F, Daughter, age 5, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    William F. Brown, M, Son, age 3, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Frederick G. Brown, M, Son, age 1, born Southboro, Kent
    Caroline Harris, F, Boarder, married, age 54, born Camden Town, Middlesex; occupation: nurse
    Margarett Griffin, F, Visitor, age 4, born Bath, Somerset; occupation: scholar
    Martha Ann Note, F, Servant, single, age 26, born (B Subject), Australia; occupation Servant
    Annie Eade, F, Servant, age 15, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: servant

1Woodleigh CottageSussanah Jeffery, F, Head, single, age 71, born London; occupation: private income from dividends
    Hannah Taylor, F, Servant, single, age 47, born Ozwestry, Shropshire; occupation: servant
    Elizabeth Underwood, F, Servant, single, age 30, born Wolverton, Buckingham; occupation Cook

1London RoadHenry J. Bigsby, M, Head, married, age 48, born Ordsall, Nottingham, occupation: vicar of St Thomas church
    Madeline Bigsby, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Marylebone, Middlesex
    Grace M. Bigsby, F, Daughter, age 11, born Southboro, Kent, occupation: scholar
    Rose E. Bigsby, F, Daughter, age 7, born Brighton, Sussex, occupation: scholar
    Ann Farthing, F, Servant, single, age 61, born Chelmonson, Suffolk; occupation: cook
    Martha E. Boultrood, F, Servant, single, age 25, born St Helens, Lancashire, occupation: nurse
    Clara J. Green, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Horton, Middlesex; occupation: nursemaid

1London RoadJames Underhill, M, Head, married, age 37, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation Gardener
    Sarah Underhill, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Lamberhurst, Kent

1London RoadFrederick C. Dyer, M, Head, married, age 44, born Wedscroft Lodge, Surrey; occupation: major K.R.E.
    Frances M. Dyer, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Colombo, Ceylon
    Emma Larking, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Sutton Valance, Kent; occupation: cook
    Alice Waters, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Goudhurst Kildown, Kent; occupation Parlour maid

1Vulcan RoadCatherine Mohun, F, Head, single, age 45, born Chigwell, Essex; occupation: matron of orphanage
    Constance Blake, F, Boarder, age 15, born Chatham, Kent, occupation: scholar
    Lucy Atkinson, F, Boarder, age 13, born (B S), France; occupation: scholar
    Edith Yorks, F, Boarder, age 10, born India; occupation Scholar
    Ethel Lea, F, Boarder, age 9, born London; occupation: scholar
    Lilian Graves, F, Boarder, age 7, born India
    Occupation General servant
    Occupation Nurse

11 Pennington RoadEphraim Draper, M, Head, married, age 31, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: cab driver
    Elizabeth A. Draper, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Marylebone, Middlesex
    Florence E. Draper, F, Daughter, age 5, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar

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