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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

1871 London RoadGeorge Hales, M, Head, single, age 57, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: gardener

1873 London RoadFanny Lancaster, F, Head, widowed, age 66, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: charwoman

1875 London RoadMary Hobbs, F, Head, widowed, age 63, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: cook
    William Hobbs, M, Son, single, age 34, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: maker of cricket balls

1877 London RoadAmos Odd, M, Head, married, age 36, born Croydon, Surrey; occupation Maker of cricket bats
    Eliza Odd, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Limpsfield, Surrey
    Henry A. Odd, M, Son, single, age 15, born Croydon, Surrey; occupation Maker of cricket bats
    Elvind A. Odd, F, Daughter, age 13, born Croydon, Surrey
    Montague Odd, M, Son, age 12, born Croydon, Surrey
    Mildred E. Odd, F, Daughter, age 8, born Lambeth, Surrey
    Sidney T. Odd, M, Son, age 4, born Chiddingston, Surrey
    Charles A. Odd, M, Son, age 1, born Southboro, Surrey

1879 London RoadWilliam Harris, M, Head, married, age 26, born Southboro, Surrey; occupation: blacksmith
    Louisa Harris, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Lewes, Sussex
    Rose A. Harris, F, Daughter, age 2, born Southboro, Kent

1881 London RoadHenry Draper, M, Head, married, age 41, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: maker of cricket balls
    Hester Draper, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Penshurst, Kent
    William Draper, M, Son, age 17, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: maker of cricket balls
    Hester Draper, F, Daughter, age 11, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholar

1885 London RoadFrank Mankelow, M, Head, single, age 24, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Emma Mankelow, F, Sister, single, age 21, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: housekeeper
    Amos Mankelow, M, Brother, age 19, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: potter
    Walter Mankelow, M, Brother, age 18, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: printer's apprentice

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