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

12Grocer Shop, High StreetWilliam James Edwed, M, Head, married, age 41, born Ulcombe, Kent; occupation: grocer and wine and spirit merchant
    Sarah Edwed, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Edenbridge, Kent
    Frank Edwed, M, Son, age 2, born Westerham, Kent
    George Edwed, M, Nephew, age 12, born Broughton Monchlsea, Kent; occupation: grocer's assistant
    Richard Edwed, M, Assistant, single, age 23, born Brigg, Lincoln; occupation: grocer's assistant
    Albert Albert, M, Assistant, single, age 18, born Sudbury, Suffolk; occupation: grocer's assistant
    Alice Heath, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Limpsfield, Surrey; occupation: domestic servant

12High StreetWilliam Henry Morford, M, Head, married, age 36, born Carlisle, Cumberland; occupation: inland revenue officer
    Mary Ann Morford, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Waltham Abbey, Essex
    William Henry Morford, M, Son, age 1, born Westerham, Kent
    William Abrey, M, Father in law, widowed, age 72, born Pitsea, Essex, handicap: deaf; occupation: retired confectioner

12Seed Shop, High StreetJohn James Cattell, M, Head, married, age 27, born Westerham, Kent; occupation: seedsman
    Mary Ann Cattell, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Waddingham, Lincoln
    Lilian M.B. Cattell, F, Daughter, age 5, born Westerham, Kent
    Mabel Cattell, F, Daughter, age 2 m, born Westerham, Kent
    Elizabeth Fox, F, Wife's Sister, single, age 32, born Brigg, Lincoln
    Emily Gorse, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Westerham, Kent; occupation: domestic servant

12Grasshopper Inn, High StreetJoseph Martin, M, Head, married, age 27, born Chambeay Savoy, France; occupation: publican
    Eliza Martin, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Manchester, Lancashire
    Annie Taylor, F, Visitor, single, age 27, born Manchester, Lancashire; occupation: barmaid
    Dyson Haig, M, Lodger, single, age 37, born Huddersfield, York; occupation: railway labourer
    Henry Allingham, M, Lodger, single, age 28, born East Malling, Kent; occupation: railway labourer
    William Mown, M, Lodger, single, age 27, born Derby, Derby; occupation: farm labourer
    William Hall, M, Lodger, married, age 52, born Flamst, Hampshire; occupation: farm labourer
    John Russell, M, Lodger, single, age 47, born New Brunswick St Johns; occupation Railway labourer
    George Simpson, M, Lodger, single, age 30, born Carlisle, Cumberland; occupation: railway labourer
    George Wilson, M, Lodger, single, age 44, born Uxbridge, Buckingham; occupation Railway labourer
    George Atton, M, Lodger, single, age 40, born Birmingham; occupation: railway labourer
    William Chester, M, Lodger, married, age 63, born Chatham, Kent; occupation: railway labourer
    William Harman, M, Lodger, widowed, age 34, born St Mary Cray, Kent; occupation: railway labourer
    Henry Baker, M, Lodger, married, age 45, born Westerham, Kent; occupation: butler

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