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

32Cottage, Romney StreetRobert Burgess, M, Head, single, age 55, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Harriett French, F, Servant, single, age 51, born Otford, Kent; occupation: housekeeper

32Cottage, Romney StreetHenry Booker, M, Head, married, age 61, born Shoreham, Kent, occupation: wood dealer
    Harriet Booker, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Shoreham, Kent
    George Booker, M, Son, single, age 25, born Shoreham, Kent, occupation: wood and hay dealer
    Henry Booker, M, Son, single, age 11, born Shoreham, Kent, occupation: scholar
    Florence Booker, F, Daughter, age 5, born Shoreham, Kent, occupation: scholar

32Cottage, Romney StreetEdwin Groombridge, M, Head, married, age 87, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Matilda Groombridge, F, Wife, married, age 84, born Shoreham, Kent
    William Groombridge, M, Son, single, age 44, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Henry Morgan, M, Grandson, age 13, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation: scholar

32Fox & Hounds InnThomas Richardson, M, Head, married, age 53, born Kingsdown, Kent; occupation Farmer And Inn Keeper
    Elizabeth Richardson, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Yeatton, Wiltshire
    Emma Richardson, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Kingsdown, Kent
    William Richardson, M, Son, single, age 12, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Roseen H. Richardson, F, Daughter, single, age 8, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation Scholar
    William Hudson, M, Lodger, married, age 76, born Seal, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Henry Wain, M, Lodger, single, age 25, born Horton, Kent; occupation Farm labourer
    Joseph Dutnll, M, Lodger, single, age 30, born Eynsford, Kent; occupation: farm labourer

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