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

20Cottage, StreetCharles Langham, M, Head, married, age 32, born Lambeth, London; occupation: brick labourer
    Harriett Langham, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Shoreham, Kent
    Eliza A. Langham, F, Daughter, age 6, born Kenington, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Charles G. Langham, M, Son, age 5, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation: scholar
    William J. Langham, M, Son, age 1, born Shoreham, Kent

20Cottage, StreetGeorge Griffiths, M, Head, married, age 38, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation: painter
    Elizabeth Griffiths, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Shotthorp, York
    Jane E. Griffiths, F, Daughter, age 7, born Shoreham, Kent

20Cottage, StreetJames Foreman, M, Head, married, age 59, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Frank Maddox, M, Lodger, single, age 19, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation: labourer

20Cottage, StreetSamuel Booker, M, Head, widowed, age 53, born Shoreham, Kent, occupation: farm labourer
    Charles Booker, M, Son, single, age 18, born Shoreham, Kent, occupation: railway porter
    Rhoda Booker, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Shoreham, Kent
    Martha Booker, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Shoreham, Kent, occupation: scholar

20Riseingham Beer HouseSusannah Batt, F, Head, married, age 35, born London, occupation: beer seller
    Lewis W. Beeching, M, Son, single, age 13, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: paper maker apprentice
    William Beeching, M, Son, age 12, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Elizabeth S. Beeching, F, Daughter, age 11, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Laura Beeching, F, Daughter, age 6, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation: scholar
    George F. Batt, M, Son, age 1, born Shoreham, Kent
    Albert H. Batt, M, Son, age 2 m, born Shoreham, Kent

20Sadlers ShopRobert S. Verrells, M, Head, married, age 74, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation: master saddler
    Ann Verrells, F, Wife, married, age 68, born Ightham, Kent
    Henry Verrells, M, Son, single, age 39, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation: saddler
    Agnes Verrells, F, Daughter, single, age 30, born Shoreham, Kent

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