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

1538 London RoadTrayton I. Fox, M, Head, married, age 69, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: saddler
    Hanah F. Fox, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Eridge, Sussex

1539 London RoadCharles A. Taylor, M, Head, married, age 55, born Bedford, Bedford; occupation: boot maker
    Elizabeth A. Taylor, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Ampthill, Bedford
    Benjamin Taylor, M, Son, single, age 20, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: boot maker

1540 London RoadCharles H. Hall, M, Head, married, age 26, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: poulterer and fishmonger
    Eliza Hall, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Saxlingham, Norfolk
    Emma Ellis, F, Sister in law, single, age 17, born Saxlingham, Norfolk; occupation: dressmaker
    Ernest H.B. Baker, M, Visitor, age 8, born West, London; occupation: scholar
    George F. Baker, M, Visitor, age 6, born West, London; occupation: scholar

1541 London RoadEdgar Cork, M, Head, married, age 71, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Annie Cork, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Shingly, Hertford
    Blanche Cork, F, Niece, age 14, born London

1542 London RoadCasper Becker, M, Head, married, age 54, born Gaffen Hussen, Germany, occupation: tanner
    Eliza Becker, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Ashhurst, Kent
    Eliza Fry, F, Neice, single, age 21, born Putney, Surrey; occupation: dressmaker
    Fanny E. Stanbridge, F, Visitor, single, age 21, born Kilndown, Kent

1543 London RoadGeorge Grantham, M, Head, married, age 38, born Leigh Buzzard, Bedford; occupation: boot maker
    Alice Grantham, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Northampton
    Alice A. Grantham, F, Daughter, age 14, born Leigh Buzzard, Bedford
    William T. Grantham, M, Son, age 6, born London

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