The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Sevenoaks, Kent Census
That part of Sevenoaks that includes Royal Oak Hotel, High Street, The Rectory, London Road, Lime Tree Walk, part of Tubs Hill
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

3Oak LaneCharles Dunk, M, Head, married, age 75, born Lemyle St, Surrey; occupation: labourer
    Ellen Dunk, F, Wife, married, age 68, born Penshurst, Kent

3Oak LaneJohn Barrett, M, Head, married, age 31, born Wiltshire, occupation: labourer
    Fanny Barrett, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Newton St Loe, Somerset

3Oak LaneEdward Hever, M, Head, widowed, age 70, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: post office pensioner

35 High StreetGeorge White, M, Head, married, age 62, born Havant, Hampshire, unemployed; occupation Butler
    Isabella White, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Scotland
    Mary White, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Bushey, Hertford; occupation Dressmaker

37 High StreetWilliam Ellis, M, Head, married, age 30, born Toungham, Surrey; occupation: coachman
    Fanny Ellis, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Marylebone, Middlesex
    Arthur Ellis, M, Son, age 5, born Brixton, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Alice Ellis, F, Daughter, age 3, born Weybridge, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Francis Ellis, M, Son, age 2, born Weybridge, Surrey

37 High StreetWilliam Bowles, M, Head, widowed, age 43, born Riverhead, Kent; occupation: domestic servant
    Louisa Bowles, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Riverhead, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Sebine Bowles, F, Daughter, age 12, born Riverhead, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Ernest Bowles, M, Son, age 7, born Riverhead, Kent; occupation: scholar

39 High StreetSamuel Whitehead, M, Head, married, age 34, born Huntingdon, Huntingdon, employing 1 man; occupation Stone Mason
    Maria Whitehead, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Maidstone, Kent
    Arthur Whitehead, M, Son, age 11, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Annie Whitehead, F, Daughter, age 8, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Frank Whitehead, M, Son, age 7, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Ethel Whitehead, F, Daughter, age 9, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Evelyn Whitehead, F, Daughter, age 4, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation Scholar

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