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

20High StreetSarah Hill, F, Head, widowed, age 51, born Edenbridge, Kent
    James Hoath, M, Son, single, age 31, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: general labourer
    George Hoath, M, Son, single, age 27, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: general labourer
    Alfred Hoath, M, Son, married, age 24, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: general labourer
    Ellen Hoath, F, Daughter-in-law, married, age 24, born Brasted, Kent
    Alfred Hoath, M, Grandson, age 2 months, born Westerham, Kent
    Thomas Baynton, M, Lodger, single, age 31, born Esher, Surrey, occupation: general labourer

20High StreetJohn Tomsett, M, Head, married, age 45, born Newchurch, Kent; occupation Saddlers Manager
    Lydia Tomsett, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Appledore, Kent
    Edith Tomsett, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Ashford, Kent
    Horace Tomsett, M, Son, single, age 15, born Ashford, Kent; occupation Billiard Marker
    Lewis Tomsett, M, Son, age 13, born Ashford, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Sydney Tomsett, M, Son, age 12, born Ashford, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Maude Tomsett, F, Daughter, age 11, born Ashford, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Gertrude Tomsett, F, Daughter, age 8, born Faversham, Kent; occupation Scholar
    William Turney, M, Lodger, single, age 38, born Limpsfield, Surrey; occupation Plumber and Painter

20High StreetEdwin Woods, M, Head, married, age 41, born Godalming, Surrey; occupation Coach Builder
    Jane Woods, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Wisborough, Sussex
    Ernest E Woods, M, Son, single, age 13, born Westerham, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Daisy E Woods, F, Daughter, age 7, born Westerham, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Jessie Hopley, F, Visitor, single, age 28, born Dover, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    Marian P Bedford, F, Visitor, single, age 26, born Scotland, occupation: dressmaker
    William Whitehurst, M, Apprentice, single, age 20, born Cudham, Kent; occupation Wheelwright's Apprentice

20New StreetEmily S Outrim, F, Head, single, age 42, born Westerham, Kent; occupation Needleworker

20New StreetSarah Parker, F, Head, widowed, age 67, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: dressmaker

20New StreetMary Liley, F, Head, widowed, age 68, born Neath, Gloucestershire; occupation: dressmaker

20New Street, No 1George Burgess, M, Head, widowed, age 66, born Tatsfield, Surrey; occupation: collector of Queen's taxes
    George Burgess, M, Son, single, age 29, born Tatsfield, Surrey; occupation: garden labourer
    Martha Burgess, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born Tatsfield, Surrey; occupation: housekeeper
    Joseph S Tompkins, M, Visitor, single, age 22, born Westerham, Kent; occupation Groom

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