The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Goudhurst Census
Reference RG 11/939: Goudhurst Enumeration District No 1; District: Cranbrook Union; Enumerator: E. Usherwood
Goudhurst part of: Comprising part of the Ecclesiastical District of Kilndown; Christ Church.
All that East part of the Ecclesiastical District of Kilndown in the parish of Goudhurst lying on each side of the road from Pattenden, to Bedgbury and Flimwell, including Piles Heath, Combwell, Stone Crouch and Rosemary Lane.
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

2Marling GateThomas Davis, M, Head, married, age 54, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: rope maker
    Hannah M. Davis, F, Wife, married, age 61, born Wadhurst, Sussex
    Thos. Alfred Davis, M, Boarder, single, age 66, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: farm labourer

2Marling GateJohn Mallion, M, Head, married, age 43, born Sandhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Ann Mallion, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Rolvenden, Kent
    Alfred Mallion, M, Son, single, age 14, born Sandhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Anne Mallion, F, Daughter, age 10, born Benenden, Kent; occupation: scholar
    John Mallion, M, Son, age 7, born Benenden, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Ellen Mallion, F, Daughter, age 2, born Benenden, Kent

2Marling GateRobert Dunk, M, Head, widowed, age 80, born Rolvenden, Kent; occupation: farmer of 100 acres employing 5 men & 2 boys
    Albert Dunk, M, Son, married, age 40, born Sandhurst, Kent; occupation: farmer's son assisting
    Johanna J. Dunk, F, Daughter-in-law, age 30, born London, Middlesex
    Jane Dunk, F, Granddaughter, age 6, born Goudhurst, Kent
    Lilly Dunk, F, Granddaughter, age 4, born Goudhurst, Kent
    Sophia Pattenden, F, Servant, single, age 14, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: general servant

2Lillesden CottagesRichard Good, M, Head, married, age 28, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Martha Good, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Benenden, Kent
    Richard Good, M, Son, age 2, born Goudhurst, Kent
    William Good, M, Son, age 8 m, born Goudhurst, Kent

2Lillesden CottagesThomas Pattenden, M, Head, married, age 54, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Elisa Pattenden, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Mayfield, Sussex
    William Pattenden, M, Son, single, age 18, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Elisa Pattenden, F, Daughter, age 12, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar

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