The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Shoreham, Kent Census
That part of the village of Otford that includes Preston Farm House, Catle Farm, Crown Inn, Crown Road, Shoreham Place and Romney Place
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

8Cottage, Crown RoadHenry Willis, M, Head, married, age 27, born Romsey, Hampshire; occupation Labourer
    Mary A. Willis, F, Wife, married, age 31, born East Dean, Hampshire; occupation Dressmaker
    Nolan T. Willis, M, Son, age 9, born East Dean, Hampshire
    Minnie P. Willis, F, Daughter, age 7, born East Dean, Hampshire

8Cottage, Crown RoadWilliam Skinner, M, Head, widowed, age 49, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation: labourer

8Cottage, Crown RoadAlbert Dalton, M, Head, married, age 26, born Loose, Kent; occupation: paper maker
    Sarah Dalton, F, Wife, married, age 30, born High Wycombe, Buckingham
    William A. Dalton, M, Son, age 6, born High Wycombe, Buckingham; occupation: scholar
    George H. Dalton, M, Son, age 4, born Case Horton, Surrey
    Albert E. Dalton, M, Son, age 2, born High Wycombe, Buckingham
    John C. Dalton, M, Son, age 7 w, born Shoreham, Kent

8Cottage, Crown RoadThomas Howell, M, Head, married, age 44, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: fruit grower
    Ann Howell, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Shoreham, Kent
    David Howell, M, Son, age 14, born Green St. Green, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Matilda Howell, F, Daughter, age 12, born Green St. Green, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Emily Howell, F, Daughter, age 10, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Aaron Howell, M, Son, age 5, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Lucy Howell, F, Daughter, age 3, born Shoreham, Kent
    Thomas Howell, M, Son, age 2, born Shoreham, Kent

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