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

18Cottage, StreetHenry Middleton, M, Head, married, age 36, born Yalding, Kent; occupation: general dealer
    Elizabeth Middleton, F, Wife, married, age 39, born London; occupation: general dealer

18Cottage, StreetWilliam Cheeseman, M, Head, married, age 21, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary A. Cheeseman, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Eynsford, Kent

18Cottage, StreetHenry Johnson, M, Head, married, age 67, born Chetsey, Surrey; occupation: railway platelayer
    Emma Johnson, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Holt, Norfolk
    Edward G. Lewis, M, Stepson, age 13, born Finsbury, London; occupation: scholar

18Post OfficeGeorge Spring, M, Head, married, age 35, born Old Warden, Bedford; occupation: post master and baker
    Eliza Spring, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation: post mistress
    Ellen L. Spring, F, Daughter, age 3, born Shoreham, Kent
    Annie E. Spring, F, Daughter, age 1, born Shoreham, Kent
    Ann Walker, F, Mother in law, widowed, age 72, born Shoreham, Kent
    Annie Walker, F, Sister in law, single, age 33, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation Assistant

18CottageJames Berrey, M, Head, married, age 51, born Clifton, Somerset; occupation: paper maker
    Elizabeth Berrey, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Little Chart, Kent
    Maud Berrey, F, Granddaughter, age 1, born Maidstone, Kent

18CottageAmos Bridges, M, Head, married, age 28, born Plaxtol, Kent, occupation: gardener
    Mary A. Bridges, F, Wife, married, age 33, born St Mary Cray, Kent

18Water House PrivateSophia Mills, F, Head, widowed, age 84, born Stanstead, Kent
    Jane Trevillyan, F, Servant, single, age 32, born Fawkham, Kent; occupation Cook
    Eliza Trevillyan, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Fawkham, Kent; occupation Housemaid

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