The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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Historical records

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Slater, M, Head, married, age 52, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Slater, farm labourerFordcomb Green1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Caroline Slater, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Withyham, SussexCaroline Slater
Mary Slater, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Deptford, KentMary Slater
George Slater, M, Son, single, age 18, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: gardenerGeorge Slater
Emily Slater, F, Daughter, age 15, born Ashurst, KentEmily Slater
Arthur Slater, M, Son, age 12, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation: scholarArthur Slater
Annie Slater, F, Daughter, age 8, born Fordcomb, Kent; occupation: scholarAnnie Slater
Minnie L. Slater, F, Daughter, age 6, born Fordcomb, Kent; occupation: scholarMinnie L. Slater
Rosina H. Slater, F, Daughter, age 4, born Fordcomb, Kent; occupation: scholarRosina H. Slater
Alice L. Slater, F, Daughter, age 7 m, born Fordcomb, KentAlice L. Slater

3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Best, M, Head, married, age 51, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: farm labourerRichard Best, farm labourerFordcomb Green1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Sophia Best, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Bidboro, KentSophia Best
Matilda Gills, F, Daughter, age 10, born Hever, Kent; occupation: scholarMatilda Gills
Richard Best, M, Son, age 4, born Bidboro, KentRichard Best
Mary A. Best, F, Daughter, age 2, born Hadlow, KentMary A. Best

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlbert Ovenden, M, Head, married, age 52, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation GrocerAlbert OvendenFordcomb Green1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Lucinda Ovenden, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Burwash, SussexLucinda Ovenden
Frank Ovenden, M, Son, age 11, born Eltham, Kent; occupation ScholarFrank Ovenden

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry F. Ovenden, M, Head, widowed, age 78, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation Retired GrocerHenry F. OvendenFordcomb Green1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Ruth Ovenden, F, Daughter, single, age 50, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation HousekeeperRuth Ovenden
Rowland Taylor, M, Grandson, age 6, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarRowland Taylor

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles W. Adams, M, Head, married, age 29, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: labourer at paper millCharles Wilson Adams, labourerFordcomb Green1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Alice Adams, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Hartfield, SussexAlice Adams [Miles]
Wilson H. Adams, M, Son, age 2, born Penshurst, KentWilson H. Adams
Ernest Botling, M, Lodger, age 16, born Ashurst, Kent, occupation: grocer's apprenticeErnest Botling

3rd Apr 1881CensusAnn Ovenden, F, Head, widowed, age 55, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Paper FactoryAnn OvendenFordcomb Green1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Edgar E. Ovenden, M, Son, single, age 23, born Fordcombe, Kent; occupation PainterEdgar E. Ovenden
Alice Ovenden, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Fordcombe, Kent; occupation Paper FactoryAlice Ovenden

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdgar A. Ovenden, M, Head, married, age 25, born Fordcombe, Kent; occupation BakerEdgar A. OvendenFordcomb Green1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Mary Ovenden, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Penshurst, KentMary Ovenden
Edith M. Ovenden, F, Daughter, age 2, born Fordcomb, KentEdith M. Ovenden
Kate H. Ovenden, F, Daughter, age 10 m, born Fordcomb, KentKate H. Ovenden

3rd Apr 1881CensusSelina Lucas, F, Head, widowed, age 64, born Chedder, Somerset; occupation: laundressSelina Lucas, laundressFordcomb Green1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
May Lucas, F, Daughter, single, age 30, born Fordcomb, Kent; occupation: laundressMay Lucas
William Stubbings, M, Nephew, single, age 20, born Langton, Kent; occupation: painterWilliam Stubbings

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Thos. Ovenden, M, Head, married, age 58, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation Paper mill foremanJohn Thomas OvendenNo 1 New Houses, Fordcomb Green1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Sarah Ovenden, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Penshurst, KentSarah Ovenden [Hopkins]
Zillah Hopkins, F, Sister in law, single, age 56, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: former school mistressZillah Hopkins

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlbert Warren, M, Head, married, age 52, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation Paper mill finisherAlbert WarrenNo 2 New Houses, Fordcomb Green1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Mary A. Warren, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Penshurst, KentMary A. Warren
Elizabeth G. Warren, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation Paper SorterElizabeth G. Warren
Albert W. Warren, M, Son, single, age 20, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation Boot makerAlbert W. Warren
Mary E. Warren, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation Domestic servantMary E. Warren
John A. Warren, M, Son, age 16, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation Paper makerJohn A. Warren
Ernest F. Warren, M, Son, age 12, born Dartford, Kent; occupation ScholarErnest F. Warren
Sarah M. Warren, F, Daughter, age 10, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation ScholarSarah M. Warren
Emily J. Warren, F, Daughter, age 9, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation ScholarEmily J. Warren
Amos Hy. Warren, M, Son, age 7, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation ScholarAmos Henry Warren

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Griffith, M, Head, married, age 36, born Manchester Stretford, Lancashire; occupation: paper makerJohn Griffith, paper makerNo 3 New Houses, Fordcomb Green1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Mary J. Griffith, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Newton Abbot, DevonMary J. Griffith
Arthur Griffith, M, Son, age 9, born Ivy Bridge, Devon; occupation: scholarArthur Griffith
Thirza Griffith, F, Daughter, age 6, born Afon..., Flint, Wales; occupation: scholarThirza Griffith
William Griffith, M, Son, age 4, born Wycomb Marsh, Buckingham; occupation: scholarWilliam Griffith
Alice Griffith, F, Daughter, age 2, born Speldhurst, KentAlice Divall [Griffith]
Lucy Griffith, F, Daughter, age 6 m, born Speldhurst, KentLucy Griffith

3rd Apr 1881CensusMatthias Ovenden, M, Head, married, age 55, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation Paper mill sizerMatthias OvendenNo 4 New Houses, Fordcomb Green1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Daniel Ovenden, M, Son, single, age 23, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation Paper makerDaniel Ovenden

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Lock, M, Head, married, age 48, born Thetford, Norfolk; occupation: paper makerHenry Lock, paper makerNo 5 New Houses, Fordcomb Green1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Mary A. Lock, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Tuckenham, SuffolkMary A. Lock
George Lock, M, Son, age 7, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: scholarGeorge Lock
Henry Lock, M, Son, age 3, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: scholarHenry Lock
Frederick W. Reynolds, M, Lodger, married, age 22, born Greenhithe, Kent; occupation Paper makerFrederick W. Reynolds
Alice M. Reynolds, F, Lodger's wife, married, age 21, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation Paper makerAlice M. Reynolds

3rd Apr 1881CensusAaron Ovenden, M, Head, married, age 29, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation Paper makerAaron OvendenNo 6 New Houses, Fordcomb Green1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Sarah Ovenden, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Speldhurst, KentSarah Ovenden
Maria Ovenden, F, Daughter, age 7, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation ScholarMaria Ovenden
Eveline R. Ovenden, F, Daughter, age 5, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation ScholarEveline R. Ovenden
Melina Ovenden, F, Daughter, age 3, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation ScholarMelina Ovenden
Florence L. Ovenden, F, Daughter, age 1, born Penshurst, KentFlorence L. Ovenden

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Thos. Ovenden, M, Head, married, age 32, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation Paper mill millwrightJohn Thomas OvendenFordcomb Green1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Harriet Ovenden, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Penshurst, KentHarriet Ovenden
Blanche H. Ovenden, F, Daughter, age 10, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation ScholarBlanche H. Ovenden
Frank M. Ovenden, M, Son, age 7, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation ScholarFrank M. Ovenden
Ernest J. Ovenden, M, Son, age 4, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation ScholarErnest J. Ovenden

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Batchelar, M, Head, married, age 68, born Lingfield, Surrey, occupation: farmerHenry Batchelar, farmerFordcomb Green1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Amelia Batchelar, F, Wife, married, age 71, born East Grinstead, SussexAmelia Batchelar
Mary A. Batchelar, F, Daughter, single, age 34, born East Grinstead, SussexMary A. Batchelar

3rd Apr 1881CensusRobert W. Bullen, M, Head, married, age 31, born Snettisham, Norfolk, occupation: headmaster, public elementary schoolRobert W. Bullen, headmaster, public elementary schoolFordcomb Green1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Beatrice M. Bullen, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Hilgay, NorfolkBeatrice M. Bullen
Mabel Bullen, F, Daughter, age 4, born Huntley, Gloucester, occupation: scholarMabel Bullen
Ethel Bullen, F, Daughter, age 2, born Penshurst, KentEthel Bullen
Caroline Gower, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: general servantCaroline Gower

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