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

15Cottage, StreetThomas Wood, M, Head, married, age 56, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation Farm labourer
    Eliza Wood, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Enfield, Middlesex

15Royal Oak Beer HouseEdward Webb, M, Head, married, age 55, born Kent; occupation Beer Seller
    Rebecca Webb, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Berkshire
    Rebecca Webb, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Middlesex; occupation Scholar
    Henry Webb, M, Son, age 10, born Derby; occupation Scholar
    Elizabeth Smith, F, Relative, married, age 19, born Middlesex
    William Smith, M, Relative, married, age 20, born Winchington, Gloucester; occupation: labourer
    William Taylor, M, Lodger, single, age 31, born Paddington, Middlesex; occupation: labourer
    John Wood, M, Lodger, single, age 19, born Northampton; occupation Labourer

15Cottage, StreetGeorge Mclewing, M, Head, married, age 45, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation: paper mill timekeeper
    Emily Mclewing, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Chipstead, Surrey
    George N. Mclewing, M, Son, single, age 18, born Waltham Abbey, Essex; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary J. Mclewing, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Waltham Abbey, Essex
    William E. Mclewing, M, Son, single, age 14, born Waltham Abbey, Essex; occupation: scholar
    Selina Mclewing, F, Daughter, age 12, born Wanstead, Essex; occupation: scholar
    Ellen Mclewing, F, Daughter, age 9, born Wanstead, Essex; occupation: scholar
    Charles Mclewing, M, Son, age 5, born Wanstead, Essex; occupation: scholar
    Emily Mclewing, F, Daughter, age 2, born Wanstead, Essex

15Cottage, StreetWilliam Stradwick, M, Head, married, age 25, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation Farm labourer
    Louisa Stradwick, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Shoreham, Kent

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