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

279 Garling RoadEmma R. Ellis, F, Head, single, age 60, born Farnham, Surrey; occupation: school mistress
    Charlotte L. Hark, F, Assistant, single, age 50, born Ireland; occupation: assistant
    Caroline Maiston, F, Boarder, single, age 15, born Euston, London; occupation: scholar
    Emmie Compton, F, Boarder, single, age 16, born Bow, London; occupation: scholar
    Lucy Horridge, F, Boarder, age 10, born Boston, Lancashire; occupation: scholar
    Fanny Jarvis, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: cook
    Agnis Baskervill, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Stagden, Bedford, occupation: housemaid

271 Sheffield PlaceJohn Walker, M, Head, married, age 47, born Amphill, Bedford; occupation Postman
    Sophia Walker, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Horsely Down, London
    George Walker, M, Son, age 7, born Southboro, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Arthur Walker, M, Son, age 6, born Southboro, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Louisa Walker, F, Daughter, age 3, born Southboro, Kent
    James Hasmon, M, Lodger, married, age 25, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gardener

272 Sheffield PlaceThomas Roberts, M, Head, married, age 59, born Southboro, Kent; occupation Gardener
    Charlotte Roberts, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Southboro, Kent

273 Sheffield PlaceEmma Ricketts, F, Head, single, age 63, born Somford Keyns, Wiltshire; occupation Annuitant
    Elizabeth Denman, F, Visitor, single, age 53, born Worth, Sussex; occupation: nurse

274 Sheffield PlaceHenry Draper, M, Head, married, age 40, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: coachman
    Charlotte Draper, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Southboro, Kent
    Thomas H. Draper, M, Son, age 14, born Southboro, Kent
    Charlotte E. Draper, F, Daughter, age 12, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Charles Draper, M, Son, age 10, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Louisa Draper, F, Daughter, age 8, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Kate Draper, F, Daughter, age 3, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholar

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