The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Chiddingstone, Kent Census
That part of the Parish of Chiddingstone that includes Hoath Corner, Hoath and Finch Green
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

1Gillwins GateWilliam Pelling, M, Head, widowed, age 85, born Horsted Keynes, Sussex; occupation Former gamekeeper
    Annie P. Foreman, F, Neice, single, age 35, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: housekeeper

1Gillwins GateJames Payne, M, Head, married, age 57, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: organist and maker of cricket balls
    Elizabeth Payne, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Maidstone, Kent

1Gillwins GateMaria Reynolds, F, Head, widowed, age 67, born Hever, Kent

1RectoryEdward H. Lee, M, Head, married, age 63, born Newinton, Surrey; occupation: rector of parish
    Mary E. Lee, F, Wife, married, age 62, born Hampton, Gloucester
    Mary Lee, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born Cliffe, Kent
    Alice Lee, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Cliffe, Kent
    Fanny J. Paul, F, Visitor, single, age 46, born Torquay, Devon
    Harriet Quentin, F, Servant, widowed, age 69, born Upnor, Kent; occupation Needle woman
    Fanny M. Webb, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Cliffe, Kent; occupation Housemaid

1Round HouseAnn Gibb, F, Head, widowed, age 76, born Hever, Kent; occupation: former farm labourer

1WatstockHenry Bridger, M, Head, married, age 74, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Eliza Bridger, F, Wife, married, age 73, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Richard Bridger, M, Son, widowed, age 45, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: carter
    Thomas F. Bridger, M, Grandson, age 14, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: farm labourer

1WatstockStephen Izzard, M, Head, married, age 63, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Eliza Izzard, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Penshurst, Kent
    Jonathan Izzard, M, Son, single, age 41, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: boot maker
    Martha Izzard, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    Jane Izzard, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    Thomas Izzard, M, Grandson, age 10, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: scholar

1GillridgeJames Ray, M, Head, married, age 37, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation Farm labourer
    Annie M. Ray, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Forest Row, Sussex
    John Ray, M, Son, age 13, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation Scholar
    Thurley Ray, M, Son, age 10, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation Scholar
    Harriet Ray, F, Daughter, age 8, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation Scholar
    Annie M. Ray, F, Daughter, age 6, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation Scholar
    James Ray, M, Son, age 4, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Susanah Ray, F, Daughter, age 2, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Eliza A. Ray, F, Daughter, age 3 m, born Chiddingstone, Kent

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