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]

Census sheets
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Sheet    Place    Census entry

14Farley CommonFrank Turner, M, Head, married, age 38, born Skillingthorpe, Lincolnshire; occupation: general labourer
    Lucy Turner, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Battle, Sussex

14Farley CommonRuth Playsted, F, Head, widowed, age 48, born Rotherham, Yorkshire; occupation Laundress
    Emily Playsted, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Tidebrook, Sussex; occupation Laundress
    Mary Playsted, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation Scholar

14Farlowe, Farley CommonAlexander F Rooke, M, Head, married, age 39, born Corsham, Wiltshire; occupation Solicitor
    Edith H Rooke, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Westerham, Kent
    Alma Foster, F, Servant, single, age 29, born Casters Green Matching, Essex; occupation: cook
    Elizabeth Osborne, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Westacre, Norfolk; occupation Parlourmaid

14Covers FarmWilliam Coston, M, Head, married, age 36, born Cove, Hampshire; occupation: cowman
    Harret Coston, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Aldershot, Hampshire
    Sarah Coston, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Farnborough, Kent
    William Coston, M, Son, age 11, born Horne, Surrey
    Alice Coston, F, Daughter, age 9, born Horne, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Harry Harris, M, Lodger, single, age 16, born Kennington, Kent; occupation: employed on farm

14Common LaneGeorge Hood, M, Head, married, age 30, born Kennington, Kent; occupation: coachman
    Hannah Hood, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Little Kimble, Buckinghamshire
    Annie Hood, F, Daughter, age 2, born Westerham, Kent

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