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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

411 High StreetMary Beadle, F, Head, widowed, age 54, born Atherstone, Warwick, occupation: lets apartments
    John White, M, Border, single, age 22, born Forest Hill, Kent; occupation Accountant

4Royal Oak SquareFrances Faulks, F, Head, widowed, age 70, born Leigh Park Farm, Kent; occupation: lets apartments

4Royal Oak SquareEmma Kempster, F, Head, single, age 75, born White Roding, Essex; occupation: laundress
    William Kenward, M, Lodger, single, age 37, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Walter Scott, M, Lodger, single, age 25, born Scotland; occupation: carpenter
    James Scott, M, Lodger, single, age 21, born Scotland; occupation: carpenter

4Royal Oak SquareMary Simmons, F, Head, widowed, age 80, born Malling, Kent
    George Simmons, M, Son, single, age 46, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: labourer
    Rosa Simmons, F, Daughter, single, age 26, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: general servant

4Royal Oak SquareHenry Hills, M, Head, married, age 57, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: tailor
    Eliza Hills, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Sevenoaks, Kent
    Louisa Hills, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: housekeeper
    Catherine Hills, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: housekeeper
    William Theobald, M, Grandson, age 9, born Deptford, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Alice Theobald, F, Granddaughter, age 8, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: scholar

413 High StreetElizabeth Shoult, F, Head, widowed, age 32, born Marylebone, Middlesex; occupation: laundress
    Matilda Shoult, F, Daughter, age 7, born Marylebone, Middlesex; occupation: scholar
    William Shoult, M, Son, age 6, born Marylebone, Middlesex; occupation: scholar
    Julia Shoult, F, Daughter, age 4, born Sevenoaks, Kent
    Daisiy Shoult, F, Daughter, age 2, born Sevenoaks, Kent

413 High StreetRobert Roper, M, Head, married, age 47, born Ainsham, Oxford, unemployed; occupation Stableman
    Eliza Roper, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation Needle woman
    Ernest Roper, M, Son, single, age 13, born Seal, Kent; occupation Butcher
    Catherine Roper, F, Daughter, age 10, born Seal, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Thomas Roper, M, Son, age 8, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Harry Roper, M, Son, age 5, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Lionel Roper, M, Son, age 1, born Sevenoaks, Kent

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