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]

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Sheet    Place    Census entry

372 Eardley RoadDavid Recordon, M, Head, married, age 41, born Switzerland; occupation Merchant
    Edith Recordon, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Surrey
    David Recordon, M, Son, single, age 11, born Surrey; occupation Scholar
    John Recordon, M, Son, age 8, born Surrey; occupation Scholar
    Elsie Recordon, F, Daughter, age 4, born Kent; occupation Scholar
    Ralph Bertram Recordon, M, Son, age 3, born Kent
    Julie Corthesy, F, Servant, widowed, age 47, born Switzerland; occupation: nurse
    Sarah Hughes, F, Servant, widowed, age 42, born Hertford, Hertford; occupation: cook
    Mary Hunt, F, Servant, single, age 19, born London, Middlesex; occupation: housemaid

373 Eardley RoadAnne Clarke, F, Head, widowed, age 79, born Chastleton, Oxford; occupation: private income from dividends
    Charles Brucher, M, Servant, married, age 49, born Otham, Kent, occupation: butler
    Anne Brucher, F, Servant, married, age 50, born Otham, Kent, occupation: cook

374 Eardley RoadLucy Payne, F, Head, single, age 30, born Huton Abbott, Devon; occupation: governess
    Sarah Birch, F, Servant, single, age 28, born Brockenhurst, Hampshire, occupation: cook
    Jane Gatherne, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Bloomsbury, Middlesex; occupation: housemaid

37Eardley RoadJoseph Stevens, M, Head, married, age 46, born Redbourne, Hertford; occupation: former farmer
    Sarah Stevens, F, Wife, married, age 45, born St Albans, Hertford
    Kate Stevens, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Redbourne, Hertford
    George Stevens, M, Son, single, age 14, born Hildenborough, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Henry Stevens, M, Son, age 12, born Hildenborough, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Annie Stevens, F, Daughter, age 10, born Hildenborough, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Ellen Stevens, F, Daughter, age 9, born Hildenborough, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Edith Stevens, F, Daughter, age 6, born Hildenborough, Kent; occupation: scholar

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