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]

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Sheet    Place    Census entry

109 Park RoadFrances E. Jones, F, Head, widowed, age 55, born Waddington, Lincoln
    Mary E. Jones, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born Naseby, Northampton
    Frances A. Jones, F, Daughter, single, age 26, born Naseby, Northampton
    Emily J. Lees, F, Visitor, single, age 31, born Kenilworth, Warwick
    Julia Hart, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Eldsfield, Worcester; occupation: house and parlour maid
    Eliza Underwood, F, Servant, single, age 45, born Naseby, Northampton; occupation Cook

1011 Park RoadKatherine S. Hooper, F, Head, single, age 55, born Evercreech, Somerset; occupation: propietor of dividends
    Cecilia P. Hooper, F, Sister, single, age 37, born Kilburn, Middlesex; occupation: propietor of dividends
    Ella M. Acheson, F, Cousin, married, age 47, born Falmouth, Devon
    Ella Mary Acheson, F, Cousin, single, age 15, born Monkston, Ireland; occupation: scholar
    Maria O Connell, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Conemara, Ireland; occupation: housemaid

1015 Park RoadGeorge Thorn, M, Head, married, age 39, born Newington, Surrey
    Harriett Thorn, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Hove, Sussex
    George H. Thorn, M, Son, single, age 4, born Dorking, Surrey
    Gwendoline Thorn, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born Dorking, Surrey
    Harriett S. Brown, F, Stepdaughter, single, age 23, born City, London
    Emma Bartlett, F, First Cousin, single, age 32, born Arundel, Sussex
    Harriett Thorn, F, Servant, single, age 56, born Barnstable, Devon; occupation Cook
    Emma Standen, F, Servant, single, age 30, born Amberley, Sussex; occupation: housemaid
    Agnes S. Truelove, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Buckland, Surrey; occupation Nurse

1013 Park RoadWilliam F. Clark, M, Head, married, age 47, born Calcutta, East Indies; occupation: general practitioner, M.R.C.S.
    Caroline S. Clark, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Dover, Kent
    Alured G. Clark, M, Son, age 7, born London; occupation: scholar
    William F. Clark, M, Son, age 5, born London; occupation: scholar
    Allan J. Clark, M, Son, age 3, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Mary Smith, F, Servant, single, age 28, born Watchet, Somerset; occupation: cook
    Louisa Sims, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Rickmansworth, Hertford; occupation: parlour maid
    Lydia M.F. Shepperd, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Oxford; occupation: nurse
    Eliza E. Baker, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: housemaid

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