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

622 Pennington RoadJohn M. Evans, M, Head, married, age 55, born Dowlis, Glamorgan, Wales; occupation: halfpay Bengal staff corps
    Caroline E. Evans, F, Wife, married, age 65, born St Pancras, Middlesex
    Eleanor A. Fitch, F, Companion, single, age 37, born Cambridge; occupation: companion
    Julius N. Saukey, M, Nephew, single, age 17, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: visitor
    Victoria C. Saukey, F, Niece, single, age 18, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: visitor
    Gwendoline Saukey, F, Niece, single, age 6, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: visitor
    Occupation Cook
    Occupation Lady's maid
    Occupation Housemaid
    Occupation Footman

623 Pennington RoadEliza J. Staveley, F, Head, single, age 50, born Kensington, Middlesex
    Edith S. Fisher, F, Visitor, single, age 35, born Shelley, Essex
    Occupation General Servant

624 Pennington RoadGeorge Delves, M, Head, married, age 39, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: clerk to local board
    Mary E. Delves, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Marylebone, Middlesex
    Herbert G. Delves, M, Son, age 5, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Sarah Delves, F, Mother, widowed, age 64, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: housekeeper
    Elizabeth Groombridge, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: domestic servant

6Park RoadJoseph B. Sinclair, M, Head, married, age 64, born Scotland; occupation: retired stockbroker
    Josephine Sinclair, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Scotland
    Mary Pottious, F, Sister, widowed, age 71, born Scotland
    Amy Sinclair, F, Grand Niece, age 6, born Scotland; occupation: scholar
    Bruce Sinclair, M, Grand Nephew, age 3, born Scotland; occupation: scholar
    Annie Dickson, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Scotland; occupation: cook
    Mary Bowhay, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Chudleigh, Devon, occupation: housemaid
    Alice Kannara, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: nurse

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