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

15High StreetJohn Board, M, Head, married, age 63, born London, occupation: magistrate, major
    Mary E Board, F, Wife, married, age 56, born London
    Mabel Board, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Westerham, Kent
    Ethel E Board, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Westerham, Kent
    Andrew G Board, M, Son, single, age 12, born Westerham, Kent
    Marianne Muller, F, Governess, single, age 35, born Germany; occupation: governess
    James Powell, M, Servant, married, age 42, born West Dean, Sussex; occupation Butler
    Caroline A Pyward, F, Servant, single, age 58, born Hampstead, London; occupation Nurse
    Eliza Turner, F, Servant, single, age 31, born Ramsgate, Kent; occupation: housemaid
    Elizabeth Burgess, F, Servant, single, age 45, born Frome, Somerset; occupation: cook
    Alice Hills, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: kitchenmaid
    Leonard Marchant, M, Servant, single, age 18, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: footman
    Sarah Whitehead, F, Maid Serv, single, age 90, born Halstead, Kent; occupation Ladies Maid
    Alice Sales, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Underriver, Kent; occupation: housemaid

15High StreetErnest C Horton, M, Head, married, age 25, born Lewisham, Kent; occupation: timber merchant
    Ellen L Horton, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Kennington, London
    Beatrice B Horton, F, Daughter, age 7 months, born Westerham, Kent
    Ada J Curd, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Paddock Wood, Kent; occupation: general domestic servant

15High StreetJohn Ashton, M, Head, married, age 64, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: registered vetrinary surgeon
    Annette Ashton, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Westerham, Kent
    Ferdinand Ashton, M, Son, single, age 21, born Westerham, Kent; occupation: registered vetrinary surgeon
    Evelyn Ashton, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Westerham, Kent
    Clara Ashton, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Westerham, Kent
    Maud Ashton, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Westerham, Kent
    Annie Maybourne, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Biddenden, Kent; occupation: general domestic servant

15High StreetMary Boyer, F, Head, widowed, age 76, born Limpsfield, Surrey
    Anne Newman, F, Boarder, single, age 60, born Tandridge, Surrey

15High StreetObed Jeal, M, Head, married, age 57, born Oxted, Surrey; occupation: gardener
    Eliza Jeal, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Godstone, Surrey

15High StreetCarr G Acworth, M, Head, married, age 49, born Rothley, Leicestershire; occupation: clerk in holy orders
    Mary Acworth, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Clevedon, Somerset
    Peninnah King, F, Servant, single, age 55, born Rowston, Dorset; occupation: cook
    Maria Pitcher, F, Servant, single, age 50, born Strickland, Dorset; occupation Housemaid
    William J Foote, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Strickland, Dorset; occupation: general helper

15Park View, High StreetWilliam Wallace, M, Head, married, age 36, born Glasgow, Scotland; occupation: carpenter
    Mary Wallace, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Birmingham; occupation: laundress
    Margret Wallace, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Glasgow, Scotland; occupation: laundress
    James Wallace, M, Son, age 12, born Glasgow, Scotland; occupation: scholar
    Janet Wallace, F, Daughter, age 9, born Glasgow, Scotland; occupation: scholar
    William Wallace, M, Son, age 7, born Marylebone, London; occupation: scholar
    Barbara Wallace, F, Daughter, age 4, born Westerham, Kent; occupation: scholar

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