The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Westerham, Kent Census
That part of Westerham that includes French Street, Force Green, London Road and part of the High Street
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

5Dunsdale Farm CottageCharles Stone, M, Head, widowed, age 34, born Westerham, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Dawes, F, Housekeeper, single, age 62, born Oxted, Surrey; occupation: servant

5Valence West LodgeRobert Francis, M, Head, married, age 48, born Westerham, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Ann Francis, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Brasted, Kent; occupation: laundress

5Valence Farm HouseSamuel Dorrill, M, Head, married, age 42, born Thoresby, Lincoln; occupation: farm bailiff
    Elizabeth Dorrill, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Coelby, Lincoln

5ValenceWilliam Young, M, Head, widowed, age 71, born Scotland, employs 4 men; occupation Spinner manufacturer, cotton merchant and farmer
    Emily Young, F, Daughter, single, age 31, born Manchester, Lancashire
    Catherine Mccarthy, F, Servant, single, age 36, born Ireland; occupation: domestic servant
    Isabella Gray, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Southsea, Hampshire; occupation: domestic servant
    Mary Ann Gilmore, F, Servant, single, age 17, born East Meon, Hampshire; occupation: domestic servant
    Mathilda Pattinson, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Berwick, Oxford; occupation Domestic servant

5Valence Stable CottageGeorge Kirk, M, Head, married, age 45, born Saxilby, Lincoln; occupation: coachman
    Sarah Kirk, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Burnage, Lancashire
    John Kirk, M, Son, single, age 17, born Heaton Mersey, Lancashire; occupation: gardener
    Blanche Kirk, F, Daughter, age 10, born Heaton Mersey, Lancashire; occupation: scholar
    Polly Kirk, F, Daughter, age 6, born Heaton Mersey, Lancashire; occupation: scholar

5Valence Middle LodgeWilliam Langridge, M, Head, married, age 67, born Westerham, Kent; occupation: under gardener
    Jane Langridge, F, Wife, married, age 72, born Edenbridge, Kent

5Charmans FarmRobert Skelton, M, Head, married, age 77, born Friskney, Lincoln, employs 5 men and 1 boy; occupation: farmer
    Elizabeth Skelton, F, Wife, married, age 78, born Glasmore Place, Cambridge
    Laura Storrer, F, Granddaughter, single, age 16, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: lady's maid

5Charmans Farm CottageWilliam Francis, M, Head, married, age 38, born Limpsfield, Surrey; occupation: farm labourer
    Charlotte Francis, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Chipstead, Kent
    Mary Ann Francis, F, Daughter, age 10, born Brasted, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Clare Emily Francis, F, Daughter, age 6, born Chelsfield, Kent; occupation: scholar

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