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

3019 Castle StreetGeorge King, M, Head, married, age 27, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: painter
    Mary E. King, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Northampton
    Edgar G. King, M, Son, age 4, born Southboro, Kent
    William H. King, M, Son, age 1, born Southboro, Kent

3021 Castle StreetThomas Ashdown, M, Head, married, age 53, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: labourer
    Emma Ashdown, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Southboro, Kent
    Frederick Ashdown, M, Son, age 9, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Ann Lusted, F, Mother in law, widowed, age 90, born Southboro, Kent

3023 Castle StreetIsabella Fletcher, F, Head, single, age 75, born Abbingdon, Berkshire; occupation: school mistress

3025 Castle StreetWilliam Ballard, M, Head, married, age 56, born Hawkhurst, Kent, occupation: gardener
    Mary Ballard, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Brighton, Sussex
    John Ballard, M, Son, age 19, born Southboro, Kent, occupation: plumber
    Emma Ballard, F, Daughter, age 15, born Southboro, Kent

3027 Castle StreetWilliam Jarvis, M, Head, married, age 63, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
    Caroline Jarvis, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Martha Jarvis, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: housemaid
    Alfred Jarvis, M, Son, single, age 17, born Southboro, Kent
    Harry Jarvis, M, Son, age 15, born Southboro, Kent
    Ellen Jarvis, F, Granddaughter, age 1, born Southboro, Kent

3029 Castle StreetEdward Chapman, M, Head, married, age 72, born Edenthorp, Norfolk, occupation: retired butler
    Emily Chapman, F, Wife, married, age 67, born Southboro, Kent

3026 Castle StreetJames Crockford, M, Head, married, age 29, born Effingham, Surrey; occupation: gardener
    Kate Crockford, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Llan...iol, Wales
    Kate Crockford, F, Daughter, age 2, born Southboro, Kent
    Clara Crockford, F, Daughter, age 1 m, born Southboro, Kent
    Eliza Baker, F, Stepdaughter, age 8, born Norwood, Surrey
    Bertie Baker, M, Stepson, age 6, born Norwood, Surrey

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