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

19Warde Arms, High StreetJohn Townsend, M, Head, married, age 49, born Otford, Kent; occupation Licensed Victualler
    Mary A Townsend, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Otford, Kent
    Elisha J Townsend, M, Son, single, age 26, born Otford, Kent; occupation Coachman
    Esther A Townsend, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Otford, Kent; occupation General Domestic Servant
    Charlotte H Townsend, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Greatness, Kent; occupation General Domestic Servant
    Sarah E Townsend, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Westerham, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Annie E Varndell, F, Visitor, single, age 29, born Pangbourne, Berkshire
    Arthur E Harris, M, Visitor, single, age 27, born Lee, Kent; occupation: solicitor's clerk
    Sydney C Harris, M, Visitor, single, age 21, born Bovingdon, Hertfordshire; occupation: clerk on steamship
    George Kinder, M, Servant, single, age 25, born Limpsfield, Surrey; occupation: coachman

19High StreetJohn Wood, M, Head, widowed, age 57, born Westerham, Kent; occupation Coach Builder
    Clara K Wood, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Westerham, Kent; occupation Domestic

19High StreetAlfred Wood, M, Head, married, age 44, born Westerham, Kent; occupation Carpenter
    Mary A Wood, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Four Elms, Hever, Kent
    Edwin Wood, M, Son, age 13, born Westerham, Kent
    Thomas Wood, M, Son, age 10, born Westerham, Kent
    William Heath, M, Lodger, single, age 28, born Westerham, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    William Brisland, M, Lodger, single, age 51, born Cowden, Kent, occupation: farm labourer
    Tom Thomas, M, Lodger, widowed, age 40, born Builth, Breconshire; occupation Bootmaker
    Edward Dennis, M, Lodger, single, age 35, born Hedforth; occupation: carman
    C Milliers, M, Lodger, married, age 30, born St Albans; occupation: blacksmith

19High StreetGeorge Barnett, M, Head, married, age 32, born Westerham, Kent, occupation: bricklayer's labourer
    Sarah A Barnett, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Cressing, Essex
    Peter J Barnett, M, Son, age 1, born Westerham, Kent
     Barnett, F, Daughter, age 3 months, born Westerham, Kent

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