The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Sevenoaks, Kent Census
That part of Sevenoaks that includes Knole, Alms Houses, High Street (even numbers), Bricklayers Arms, Redman Place, Smiths Court, Lock Yard, Slaughter House Lane and the Police Station
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

2086 High StreetThos. Hancock, M, Head, married, age 58, born Hertford, Hertford, employs 15 men; occupation: house decorator
    Sarah H. Hancock, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Hertford, Hertford
    Edith Hancock, F, Daughter, single, age 29, born Sevenoaks, Kent
    Katherine Bonner, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Sevenoaks, Kent, occupation: domestic servant

2088 High StreetGeorge How, M, Head, widowed, age 78, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: builder and undertaker
    Mary How, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: housekeeper
    Frederick How, M, Son, age 26, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: carpenter
    Sarah Jane How, F, Daughter, age 20, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: assistant housekeeper

2090 High StreetWilliam Welsh, M, Head, widowed, age 76, born River, Kent, employs 3 men; occupation Upholsterer and master undertaker
    Jane Doust, F, Visitor, single, age 77, born Margate, Kent; occupation: annuitant
    Mary A. Smith, F, Servant, single, age 42, born Streatham, Surrey; occupation: housekeeper
    Alice R. Crane, F, Servant, single, age 14, born Brasted, Kent; occupation: servant

2092 High StreetArthur Fenner, M, Head, married, age 29, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: master tailor
    Susan E. Fenner, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Islington, Middlesex
    Eva E. Fenner, F, Daughter, age 6 m, born Sevenoaks, Kent
    Frank Fenner, M, Brother, single, age 25, born Sevenoaks, Kent, unemployed; occupation: stationer
    Helen Bance, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Sevenoaks, Kent

2094 High StreetJohn Younghusband, M, Head, single, age 90, born Mile End, Middlesex; occupation Annuitant

2094 High StreetJohn Fowles, M, Head, married, age 31, born Wotton Under Edge, Gloucester; occupation: solicitor's clerk
    Rosina Fowles, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Battersea
    George Fowles, M, Son, age 3, born Sevenoaks, Kent
    Henry R. Fowles, M, Son, age 2, born Sevenoaks, Kent
    Charles F. Fowles, M, Son, age 10 m, born Sevenoaks, Kent
    Ester Prince, F, Visitor, age 13, born Lambeth, Surrey

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