The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Powder Mill Cottages      Leigh  
Historical records

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Ford, M, Head, married, age 45, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: foreman of gun millsGeorge Ford, foreman of gun millsNo 1 Powder Mill Cottage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Elizabeth Ford, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Penshurst, KentElizabeth Ford
Henry Ford, M, Son, single, age 20, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: gunpowder factory labourerHenry Ford
Frederick Ford, M, Son, single, age 19, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: gunpowder factory labourerFrederick Ford
Elizabeth Ford, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Leigh, KentElizabeth Ford
Ernest Ford, M, Son, age 11, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarErnest Ford
George H. Ford, M, Son, age 7, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarGeorge H. Ford
Florence A. Ford, F, Daughter, age 4, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarFlorence A. Ford
Amos W. Ford, M, Son, age 2, born Leigh, KentAmos W. Ford

3rd Apr 1881CensusWalter E. Collins, M, Head, married, age 65, born Tudeley, Kent; occupation: farm labourerWalter E. Collins, farm labourerNo 2 Powder Mill Cottage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
May A. Collins, F, Wife, married, age 59, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: nurseMay A. Collins
William Collins, M, Son, single, age 24, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Collins
Fanny Collins, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: domestic servantFanny Collins
Emily Collins, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: domestic servantEmily Collins

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Johnson, M, Head, married, age 31, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: gun factory labourerHenry Johnson, gun factory labourerNo 3 Powder Mill Cottage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Elizabeth Johnson, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Tonbridge, KentElizabeth Johnson
George Johnson, M, Son, age 4, born Tonbridge, KentGeorge Johnson
Emily Johnson, F, Daughter, age 2, born Leigh, KentEmily Johnson
Kate Johnson, F, Daughter, age 1 m, born Leigh, KentKate Johnson

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Upton, M, Head, married, age 43, born Leigh, Kent; occupation Gunpowder MillerJames UptonNo 4 Powder Mill Cottage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Elizabeth Upton, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Southborough, KentElizabeth Upton
Kate E. Upton, F, Daughter, married, age 15, born Leigh, Kent; occupation NurseKate E. Upton
James Upton, M, Son, age 8, born Leigh, Kent; occupation ScholarJames Upton
Amelia S. Upton, F, Daughter, age 6, born Leigh, Kent; occupation ScholarAmelia S. Upton
William A. Upton, M, Son, age 5, born Leigh, Kent; occupation ScholarWilliam A. Upton
Charles Upton, M, Son, age 2 m, born Leigh, KentCharles Upton

3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriet Maynard, F, Head, widowed, age 64, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: laundressHarriet Maynard, laundressNo 5 Powder Mill Cottage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
William Maynard, M, Son, single, age 21, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: factory labourerWilliam Maynard
Eliza Maynard, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: domestic servantEliza Maynard
Ellen Maynard, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: housemaidEllen Maynard

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlexander Gorham, M, Head, married, age 40, born Yalding, Kent; occupation: gunpowder makerAlexander Gorham, gunpowder makerNo 6 Powder Mill Cottage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Sarah Gorham, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Trottiscliffe, KentSarah Gorham
Annie Gorham, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Tonbridge, KentAnnie Gorham
John Gorham, M, Son, age 11, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholarJohn Gorham
William Gorham, M, Son, age 4, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarWilliam Gorham

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Batchelor, M, Head, married, age 24, born Leigh, Kent, occupation: gun factory labourerGeorge Batchelor, gun factory labourerNo 7 Powder Mill Cottage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Annie Batchelor, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Tonbridge, KentAnnie Batchelor
Ernest Batchelor, M, Son, age 2, born Tonbridge, KentErnest Batchelor
Mary Batchelor, F, Daughter, age 10 m, born Leigh, KentMary Batchelor

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Boakes, M, Head, married, age 29, born Cowden, Kent, occupation: gun factory carterGeorge Boakes, gun factory carterNo 8 Powder Mill Cottage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Maria A. Boakes, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Chiddingstone, KentMaria A. Boakes
Anne M. Boakes, F, Daughter, age 8, born Battle, Sussex, occupation: scholarAnne M. Boakes
Kate Boakes, F, Daughter, age 6, born Hadlow, Kent, occupation: scholarKate Boakes
William Boakes, M, Son, age 1, born Tonbridge, KentWilliam Boakes

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Barton, M, Head, married, age 32, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: farm labourerHenry Barton, farm labourerNo 9 Powder Mill Cottage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Charlotte Barton, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Tonbridge, KentCharlotte Barton [Bamblett]
George Bamblett, M, Stepson, single, age 27, born Maresfield, Sussex, occupation: gunpowder factory labourerGeorge Bamblett
John Bamblett, M, Stepson, single, age 24, born Leigh, Kent, occupation: labourerJohn Bamblett
Thomas Bamblett, M, Stepson, single, age 17, born Leigh, Kent, occupation: gunpowder factory labourerThomas Bamblett
Richard Bamblett, M, Stepson, single, age 15, born Leigh, Kent, occupation: gunpowder factory labourerRichard Bamblett
Frederick Bamblett, M, Stepson, single, age 14, born Leigh, Kent, occupation: gunpowder factory labourerFrederick Bamblett

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Bonrd, M, Head, married, age 35, born Leigh, Kent, occupation: gunpowder factory labourerHenry Bonrd, gunpowder factory labourerNo 10 Powder Mill Cottage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Sarah Bonrd, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Tonbridge, KentSarah Bonrd
Emily Bonrd, F, Daughter, age 10, born Leigh, Kent, occupation: scholarEmily Bonrd
Ellen Bonrd, F, Daughter, age 8, born Leigh, Kent, occupation: scholarEllen Bonrd
Mary A. Bonrd, F, Daughter, age 5, born Leigh, Kent, occupation: scholarMary A. Bonrd
Harry Bonrd, M, Son, age 3, born Leigh, KentHarry Bonrd
George Bonrd, M, Son, age 9 m, born Leigh, KentGeorge Bonrd

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Batchelor, M, Head, married, age 56, born Tonbridge, Kent, occupation: gunpowder factory labourerJohn Batchelor, gunpowder factory labourerNo 11 Powder Mill Cottage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Elizabeth Batchelor, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Leigh, Kent, handicap: blindElizabeth Batchelor [Bennett]
Kate Batchelor, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Leigh, Kent, occupation: housekeeperKate Batchelor
Alfred Batchelor, M, Son, age 13, born Leigh, Kent, occupation: scholarAlfred Batchelor
William Bennett, M, Father in law, widowed, age 87, born Tonbridge, Kent, occupation: farm labourerWilliam Bennett

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Hill, M, Head, married, age 51, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: gunpowder makerJohn Hill, gunpowder makerNo 12 Powder Mill Cottage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Mary A. Hill, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Tun Wells, KentMary A. Hill

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Collins, M, Head, married, age 27, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: gun factory labourerHenry Collins, gun factory labourerNo 13 Powder Mill Cottage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Susannah Collins, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Leigh, KentSusannah Collins
Christine Collins, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tonbridge, KentChristine Collins

3rd Apr 1881CensusJesse Lidlow, M, Head, married, age 51, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: gun factory labourerJessie LidlowNo 14 Powder Mill Cottage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Harriett Lidlow, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Leigh, KentHarriett Lidlow
Horace Lidlow, M, Son, single, age 19, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: gun factory labourerHorace Lidlow
George Lidlow, M, Son, age 11, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarGeorge Lidlow

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Morgan, M, Head, widowed, age 46, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: millwright and engineerGeorge Morgan, millwright and engineerNo 15 Powder Mill Cottage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
George W. Morgan, M, Son, single, age 21, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: millwright and engineerGeorge W. Morgan
Ella Morgan, F, Daughter, age 14, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarElla Morgan
Arthur Morgan, M, Son, age 12, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarArthur Morgan
Mary Spain, F, House Keeper, single, age 48, born Aylesford, Kent; occupation: housekeeperMary Spain

3rd Apr 1881CensusFrancis Marchant, M, Head, married, age 48, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: watchmanFrancis Marchant, watchmanNo 16 Powder Mill Cottage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Mary Marchant, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Tonbridge, KentMary Marchant
George Marchant, M, Son, single, age 10, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarGeorge Marchant
Arthur Marchant, M, Son, age 8, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarArthur Marchant
Ann Rye, F, Mother, widowed, age 74, born Westerham, KentAnn Rye

3rd Apr 1881CensusStephen Lidlow, M, Head, married, age 30, born Barnsley, York; occupation: cooperStephen Lidlow, cooperNo 17 Powder Mill Cottage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Mary Lidlow, F, Wife, married, age 20, born Tunstall, KentMary Lidlow
Stephen Lidlow, M, Son, age 7, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarStephen Lidlow
Jane Lidlow, F, Daughter, age 6, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarJane Lidlow
Amelia Lidlow, F, Mother, widowed, age 66, born Shipbourne, Kent; occupation: annuitantAmelia Lidlow

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn H. Groves, M, Head, married, age 48, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: gunpowder makerJohn Humphrey Groves, gunpowder makerNo 18 Powder Mill Cottage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Mary A. Groves, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Feltham, MiddlesexMary Ann Groves [Burrows]
Henry J. Groves, M, Son, single, age 20, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: railway platelayerHenry J. Groves
John H. Groves, M, Son, single, age 18, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: gunpowder makerJohn H. Groves, gunpowder maker
Thomas J. Groves, M, Son, single, age 17, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: farm labourerThomas J. Groves
Albert C. Groves, M, Son, single, age 15, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: house boyAlbert C. Groves
George W. Groves, M, Son, single, age 13, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholarGeorge W. Groves
Reuben Groves, M, Son, age 11, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarReuben Groves
Mary A. Groves, F, Daughter, age 9, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarMary A. Groves
Arthur E. Groves, M, Son, age 7, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarArthur E. Groves
Horace Groves, M, Son, age 5, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholarHorace Groves
Richard Groves, M, Son, age 2, born Leigh, KentRichard Groves
Joseph Burrows, M, Boarder, widowed, age 76, born Uxbridge, Middlesex, occupation: gunpowder makerJoseph Burrows

3rd Apr 1881CensusEmma Beal, F, Head, widowed, age 36, born Tunbridge Wells, KentEmma BealNo 19 Powder Mill Cottage1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
Louisa S. Beal, F, Daughter, age 10, born Tonbridge, Kent, occupation: scholarLouisa S. Beal
William W. Beal, M, Son, age 8, born Tonbridge, Kent, occupation: scholarWilliam W. Beal
Alexander Beal, M, Son, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent, occupation: scholarAlexander Beal

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