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

88 Park RoadMary L. Pettitt, F, Head, single, age 41, born India; occupation Private income from dividends
    Alice M. Pettitt, F, Granddaughter, age 8, born Punjab; occupation Scholar
    Maud H. Pettitt, F, Granddaughter, age 6, born Punjab; occupation Scholar
    Ethel B.H. Pettitt, F, Granddaughter, age 4, born Southboro, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Occupation Cook
    Occupation Nurse

86 Park RoadElizabeth Gay, F, Head, widowed, age 83, born London; occupation: annuitant
    Frances Stuart, F, Servant, single, age 56, born Ashon, Essex; occupation: domestic servant
    Elizabeth Maynard, F, Servant, single, age 48, born Mortlake, Surrey; occupation: domestic servant

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