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

1644 London RoadThomas Card, M, Head, married, age 60, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: beerhouse keeper
    Mary Ann Card, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Godalming, Surrey
    Mary A.J. Card, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Southboro, Kent

1645 London RoadWilliam Lambert, M, Head, married, age 55, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: ironmonger
    Susan Lambert, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Southboro, Kent
    Sophia West, F, Mother in law, widowed, age 93, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Catherine S. Greenaway, F, Niece, single, age 15, born West Han..., Berkshire
    Ellen Howlett, F, Servant, single, age 18, born B S Edmunds, Suffolk; occupation: domestic servant
    Ann Tennent, F, Visitor, widowed, age 72, born Earholt, Bedford
    Elizabeth Boleling, F, Visitor, single, age 77, born Ampthill, Bedford
    Mary Stait, F, Servant, single, age 29, born Kempsey, Worcester; occupation: servant
    Phoebe French, F, Servant, single, age 45, born Yalding, Kent; occupation: servant

1646 London RoadAaron Brown, M, Head, married, age 55, born Lower Green, Kent; occupation: builder
    Annabela Brown, F, Wife, married, age 51, born St Ge... Southern, London
    Lydia S.M. Brown, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Lower Green, Kent
    Hubert R. Brown, M, Son, single, age 21, born Lower Green, Kent; occupation: carpenter
    Emily B.R. Brown, F, Daughter, age 14, born Lower Green, Kent; occupation: pupil teacher
    Louis A.N.G. Brown, M, Son, age 12, born Lower Green, Kent; occupation: scholar

1647 London RoadJohn V. Payne, M, Head, widowed, age 44, born Camberwell, Surrey; occupation: M.A. late church of england
    Emily Stopes, F, Servant, single, age 42, born London; occupation: cook

1649 London RoadSophia Garling, F, Head, single, age 82, born London
    Jemima Levit, F, Visitor, single, age 62, born York
    Mary C. Brown, F, Niece, widowed, age 51, born West Indies
    Elizabeth Ferrell, F, Servant, widowed, age 22, born York; occupation: nurse
    Annie Ashby, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Kent; occupation: cook

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