The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex

Site update: Due to the illness of the creator and maintainer of this site he is no longer able to support it. Alternative options to continue hosting and supporting the site are currently being evaluated. Thank you to all those who have contributed to the site over the last twenty years
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
1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  
11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20  
21  22  23  24  25  26              
Sheet    Place    Census entry

18Brewery Cottages, No 7, High StreetJoseph Burgess, M, Head, married, age 46, born Ware, Hertfordshire; occupation: matmaker
    Celia Burgess, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Cheshunt, Hertfordshire
    Jesse Burgess, M, Son, single, age 18, born Wandsworth, Surrey; occupation: blacksmith's apprentice
    Florence C Burgess, F, Daughter, age 10, born Westerham, Kent
    Harold Burgess, M, Son, age 8, born Westerham, Kent
    Ruth Burgess, F, Daughter, age 5, born Westerham, Kent
    Pharoar Burgess, M, Son, age 3, born Westerham, Kent
    Matilda Burgess, F, Daughter, age 1, born Westerham, Kent

18Brewery Cottages, No 8, High StreetThomas Greenfield, M, Head, married, age 51, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Greenfield, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: milliner
    Reginald Luck, M, Nephew, single, age 15, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: printer's improver
    Thomas Luck, M, Grandfather, Grandpa, widowed, age 76, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: retired farm labourer

18Roseville, High StreetAlbert B Bell, M, Head, married, age 38, born Mottram, Cheshire, occupation: draper and clothier
    Rosetta M Bell, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Brixton, London, occupation: principal of boarding school
    Lillian Moss, F, Boarder, single, age 20, born Stoke, Kent; occupation: resident governess
    Louisa E Bartlett, F, Boarder, single, age 23, born Peckham, London, occupation: resident governess
    Ethel G Sparrow, F, Boarder, single, age 14, born Oldham, Lancashire; occupation: scholar
    Lottie Moss, F, Boarder, age 10, born Swanscombe, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Leach Hetty, F, Boarder, single, age 18, born Watford, Hertfordshire; occupation: scholar
    Georgina Southwood, F, Boarder, age 13, born Windsor, Berkshire; occupation: scholar
    Charles Southwood, M, Boarder, age 7, born Windsor, Berkshire
    Mary Ann Jones, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Ide Hill, Kent; occupation: general domestic servant

18Woodville Cottage, High StreetJohn Drapper, M, Head, married, age 73, born Westerham, Kent; occupation: retired publican
    Maria Drapper, F, Wife, married, age 73, born Horley, Surrey
    Sarah Drapper, F, Daughter, single, age 43, born Southwark, London
    Ernest Newton, M, Grandson, single, age 12, born Westerham, Kent; occupation: scholar

The Weald is at  Database version 13.7 which has ongoing updates to the 393,490 people; 9,000 places; 613 maps; 3,308 pictures, engravings and photographs; and 248 books loaded in the previous version

Fasthosts web site  
British Libarary  
High Weald  
Sussex Family History Group  
Sussex Record Society  
Sussex Archaeological Society  
Kent Archaeological Society  
Mid Kent Marriages  
Genes Reunited  
International Genealogical Index  
National Archives  

of the