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

21Baker ShopHenry Brown, M, Head, married, age 49, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: bread and biscuit baker
    Elizabeth Brown, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Bredgar, Kent
    Isabella Brown, F, Sister, single, age 34, born Maidstone, Kent

21Cottage, StreetFanny Ashdown, F, Head, widowed, age 75, born Kemsing, Kent; occupation: no occupation
    Harriet Paris, F, Lodger, single, age 41, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker
    Charles Ottaway, M, Lodger, single, age 21, born Canterbury, Kent; occupation Railway Porter

21Cottage, StreetHenry Wood, M, Head, married, age 48, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation Gardener
    Susanna Wood, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Fordham Penshurst, Kent
    Ada Wood, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Tonbridge Wells, Kent
    Alice K. Wood, F, Daughter, age 9, born Tonbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Henry E. Wood, M, Son, age 4, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation Scholar

21Cottage, StreetSamuel Heath, M, Head, married, age 33, born Westerham, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Fanny Heath, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Town Malling, Kent
    John S. Lawrance, M, Son, age 13, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Fred Heath, M, Son, age 8, born Kemsing, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Charles H. Heath, M, Son, age 1, born Kemsing, Kent
    Uk Uk, M, Lodger, single, age 64, born Devon; occupation Labourer

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