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

285 Sheffield PlaceGeorge Draper, M, Head, married, age 42, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: fly driver
    Eliza Draper, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Southboro, Kent
    Ellen Draper, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: dressmaker

286 Sheffield PlaceJohn Brown, M, Head, married, age 74, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: plasterer
    Sarah Brown, F, Wife, married, age 66, born Chipsted, Kent

281 Sheffield CottageJames Russel, M, Head, married, age 28, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation Coachman
    Martha A. Russel, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Lenham, Kent
    Frederick W. Russel, M, Son, single, age 2, born Southboro, Kent
    Charlott M. Russel, F, Daughter, single, age 11 m, born Southboro, Kent

287 Sheffield PlaceMary A. Cannon, F, Head, single, age 78, born Sussex, handicap: blind; occupation: former cook
    Mary A. Ashton, F, Companion, widowed, age 73, born Huntingdon; occupation: former laundress

288 Sheffield PlaceElizabeth Mennall, F, Head, widowed, age 75, born Charlton, Bedford; occupation: annuitant
    Emma J. Martin, F, Granddaughter, age 15, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Minnie E. Martin, F, Granddaughter, age 13, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Edmond R. Martin, M, Granson, age 3, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholar

28Coach House, Castle StreetWilliam Quait, M, Head, married, age 45, born Storrington, Sussex; occupation Fly Driver
    Annie Quait, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Hambledon, Hampshire
    Rosa Quait, F, Daughter, age 2, born Etchingham, Sussex

281 Castle StreetAnn Martin, F, Head, widowed, age 76, born Leicester; occupation: retired baker

283 Castle StreetEliza Wickens, F, Head, widowed, age 48, born North Ketton; occupation Dressmaker

285 Castle StreetCharles Fullagar, M, Head, married, age 22, born Edgware, Middlesex; occupation: coachman
    Elizabeth Fullagar, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Deddington, Oxford

287 Castle StreetGeorge Wicks, M, Head, married, age 42, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation Labourer
    Cleopatra M. Wicks, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Waldron, Sussex
    H. C. Palmer, M, Lodger, married, age 38, born Norwich; occupation Carpenter

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