The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex

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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

241 Chapel PlaceWilliam Jenner, M, Head, married, age 46, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: labourer
    Margaret Jenner, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Ewhurst, Sussex

242 Chapel PlaceJohn Brigden, M, Head, married, age 32, born Hadlow, Kent, occupation: labourer
    Anne Brigden, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Southboro, Kent, occupation: labourer
    Anne L. Brigden, F, Daughter, age 5, born Southboro, Kent, occupation: scholar
    Robert J. Brigden, M, Son, age 11 m, born Southboro, Kent
    Hannah T. Burton, F, Lodger, single, age 27, born Tudley, Kent, occupation: laundress
    Florence Burton, F, Daughter, age 4, born Tudley, Kent

24Bat Ball InnWilliam Dolding, M, Head, married, age 44, born Tudley, Kent; occupation: publican
    Elizabeth Dolding, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Tudley, Kent
    William Dolding, M, Son, age 12, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Edith Dolding, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Earnest Dolding, M, Son, age 9, born Redhill, Surrey
    Flora Dolding, F, Daughter, age 4, born Southboro, Kent
    Joseph Pearless, M, Lodger, widowed, age 66, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: labourer
    William Spark, M, Lodger, widowed, age 50, born Mildonhall, Suffolk; occupation: labourer

24127 London RoadThomas Taylor, M, Head, married, age 51, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: butcher
    Mary Taylor, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Tun Wells, Kent

24131 London RoadEdwin S. Smoker, M, Head, married, age 34, born Brentford, Middlesex; occupation: master shoe maker
    Amelia Smoker, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Lewisham, Kent
    Coppelia M. Smoker, F, Daughter, age 12, born Deptford, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Frank H. Smoker, M, Son, age 10, born Lewisham, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Kate H. Smoker, F, Daughter, age 8, born Lewisham, Kent; occupation: scholar
    David G. Smoker, M, Son, age 6, born Lewisham, Kent; occupation: scholar
    William H. Smoker, M, Son, age 3, born Lewisham, Kent
    Maud E. Smoker, F, Daughter, age 1, born Lewisham, Kent

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