The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Cowden, Kent Census
That part of the Parish of Cowden that includes the High Street, North Street, Furnace Farm and Gilridge Farm
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

12Beechenwood FarmAlfred Lamburn, M, Head, married, age 41, born Wheatley, Oxford, employs 1 man; occupation: farmer
    William H. Lamburn, M, Son, single, age 17, born Wendlebury, Oxford
    Julia Lamburn, F, Daughter, age 12, born Stoke Newington, London; occupation: scholar
    William Burgess, M, Servant, single, age 24, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: stockman
    Martha Barrett, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Shotover ?, Oxford, occupation: domestic servant

12Polefield HouseThomas Burgess, M, Head, married, age 55, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Jane Burgess, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Brighton, Sussex
    Henry Burgess, M, Son, single, age 15, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: carter boy
    George Burgess, M, Son, age 12, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Charlotte Burgess, F, Daughter, age 10, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Thomas Burgess, M, Father, widowed, age 84, born Cowden, Kent

12Polefield HouseWilliam Taylor, M, Head, married, age 50, born Hockering, Norfolk; occupation: gamekeeper
    Harriett Taylor, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Plymouth, Devon

12Claydene CottageHenry Hutchings, M, Head, widowed, age 29, born Burley, Hampshire; occupation: gardener
    Lizzie A. Hutchings, F, Daughter, age 6, born Botley, Hampshire
    Albert H. P. Hutchings, M, Son, age 1, born Cowden, Kent
    Augusta S. Hutchings, F, Sister, single, age 24, born Burley, Hampshire; occupation: housekeeper
    James M. Even, M, Lodger, married, age 51, born Clerkenwell, Middlesex; occupation: painter

12Spood LaneMary A. Ingrams, F, Head, widowed, age 65, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper
    John Ingrams, M, Son, single, age 39, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Edwin Ingrams, M, Son, single, age 38, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: cattle dealer
    Gideon Ingrams, M, Son, single, age 38, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: farm labourer

12Claydene CottageGeorge Harding, M, Head, married, age 46, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: stockman
    Sarah A. Harding, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Hever, Kent
    Amy L. Harding, F, Daughter, age 11, born Lingfield, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Edwin T. Harding, M, Son, age 7, born Lingfield, Surrey; occupation: scholar

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