The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1891 Westerham Census
Reference RG12/674: Sevenoaks Enumeration District No 17
Enumerator: Mr Charles William Hooker
Boundary North by the Parish of Cudham; East by the Road leading from London to Edenbridge; South by the Godstone Road; and West by the Parishes of Limpsfield, Titsey and Tatsfield
Contents All that part of the Sum of Westerham Parish lying West of Edenbridge and London Road, and north side of Godstone Road, including Rysted Lane Farley Common to the Boundary of Limpsfield Parish; on the West Gaysham Farm and Court Lodge Farm.
The whole in the parliamentary division of Sevenoaks
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

13Croydon RoadWilliam Rixon, M, Head, married, age 53, born Farnborough, Hampshire; occupation Manager Gas Works
    Jane Rixon, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Odiham, Hampshire
    Jane Rixon, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Aldershot, Surrey; occupation Dressmaker
    Alfred Billing, M, Grandson, age 10, born Ireland; occupation Scholar
    James Rixon, M, Grandson, age 3, born Westerham, Kent

13Croydon RoadJohn Francis, M, Head, married, age 51, born Westerham, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary A Francis, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Brasted, Kent
    Mary A Francis, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Westerham, Kent
    Harry Francis, M, Son, age 13, born Westerham, Kent
    Alfred Francis, M, Son, age 7, born Westerham, Kent
    Charley Francis, M, Son, age 5, born Westerham, Kent
    Fanny Francis, F, Daughter, age 2, born Westerham, Kent
    William Gunnell, M, Lodger, single, age 37, born Snodland, Kent; occupation: gamekeeper

13Croydon RoadWilliam Medhurst, M, Head, married, age 72, born Westerham, Kent; occupation: general farm labourer
    Amelia Medhurst, F, Wife, married, age 69, born Oxted, Surrey
    Martha King, F, Daughter, married, age 23, born Westerham, Kent
    Walter King, M, Son-in-law, married, age 27, born Brasted, Kent; occupation: bricklayer
    Walter King, M, Grandson, age 5 months, born Westerham, Kent

13Gaysham FarmMaria Twort, F, Head, widowed, age 85, born Westerham, Kent; occupation Farmer
    William Twort, M, Son, single, age 50, born Westerham, Kent; occupation Farmer's Son
    Anna Twort, F, Daughter, single, age 48, born Westerham, Kent; occupation Farmer's Daughter
    Thomas Twort, M, Son, single, age 46, born Westerham, Kent; occupation Farmer's Son
    Katie Maskell, F, Granddaughter, single, age 15, born Acton, Middlesex; occupation Scholar
    George Russell, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Tatsfield, Surrey; occupation Farm Servant
    George Brown, M, Servant, single, age 50, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: farm labourer

13Farley CommonGeorge Ashton, M, Head, married, age 30, born Cudham, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Amelia Ashton, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Tatsfield, Surrey
    Frederick W Ashton, M, Son, single, age 15, born Bracknell, Berkshire; occupation: gardener's assistant
    George Walter Ashton, M, Son, age 3, born Westerham, Kent
    Daisy M Ashton, F, Daughter, age 1, born Westerham, Kent

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