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]

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Sheet    Place    Census entry

30Private House, Dunstall PrioryJohn W. Plunkett, M, Head, married, age 27, born Sherbourne, Gloucester; occupation Law Student
    Ernle E.L.M.G. Plunkett, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Marylebone, Middlesex
    Edward J.M.D. Plunkett, M, Son, age 2, born Marylebone, Middlesex
    Reginald A. R. Plunkett, M, Son, age 8 m, born Marylebone, Middlesex
    Solomon Sargent, M, Servant, single, age 29, born Hove, Sussex; occupation: butler
    Sarah Angel, F, Servant, single, age 34, born Spital, Berkshire; occupation: lady's maid
    Annie Pook, F, Servant, single, age 29, born Tiverton, Devon; occupation Cook
    Juli Wright, F, Servant, single, age 33, born Wandsworth, Surrey; occupation Nurse
    Emma Collins, F, Servant, single, age 36, born Felstead, Essex; occupation: housemaid
    Eliza Woolastone, F, Servant, single, age 22, born St Lukes Chelsea; occupation Nursery maid

30Rooms over stableDaniel Macrae, M, Head, single, age 26, born Scotland; occupation: groom
    Samuel Groombridge, M, Servant, single, age 27, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation: gardener

30Gamekeepers CottageWilliam Maddocks, M, Head, widowed, age 63, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation: gamekeeper
    Sarah A. Maddocks, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Slaugham, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Mary G. Maddocks, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Slaugham, Sussex; occupation: scholar

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