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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

258 Lime Tree WalkBenjamin Reade, M, Head, married, age 31, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation Gardener
    Emma Reade, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Elizabeth Reade, F, Daughter, age 9, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation Scholar
    Emily Reade, F, Daughter, age 5, born Riverhead, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Edward Reade, M, Father, married, age 58, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation Labourer
    Mary Reade, F, Sister, single, age 22, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation Housemaid
    Ellen Reade, F, Sister, single, age 13, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation General Servant

259 Lime Tree WalkLetitia Johnson, F, Head, single, age 31, born Deptford, Kent; occupation: bible woman
    Mary Baker, F, Lodger, widowed, age 65, born Sevenoaks, Kent, handicap: deaf; occupation: needle woman

2510 Lime Tree WalkJane Purddy, F, Head, widowed, age 44, born Therfield, Hertford; occupation Laundress
    William Purddy, M, Son, single, age 21, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation Labourer
    Harry Purddy, M, Son, single, age 17, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation Labourer
    Ellen Purddy, F, Daughter, age 12, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Henry Bell, M, Visitor, age 8, born Therfield, Hertford, occupation: scholar
    Ann Hagger, F, Visitor, married, age 47, born London

2511 Lime Tree WalkGeorge Smithers, M, Head, married, age 46, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Harriett Smithers, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Chevening, Kent
    George Smithers, M, Son, single, age 16, born Chevening, Kent
    Fred Smithers, M, Son, single, age 11, born Chevening, Kent
    Henry Smithers, M, Son, age 7, born Chevening, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Faith Smithers, F, Daughter, age 4, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Victor Smithers, M, Son, age 2, born Sevenoaks, Kent

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