The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Station Road    The Village  Groombridge  
Places in Station Road
Cannon House
Chapel House
Eglandtine
Groombridge Junction
Hardwick House
Heart Cottage
Junction Hotel
Lealands Cottage
Lealands Farm
Lion Villas
Luxfords Cottages
Manchester Villas
Methodist Chapel
Myrtle Cottages
North View
Park View
Police Station
Post Office
Prospect Place
Railway Cottages
Rose Cottages
Rosemary
Victoria Cottage
Victoria Inn
Historical records

c 1875Groombridge, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyStation Road

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Payne, M, Head, married, age 28, born Penshurst; occupation: bakerGeorge Payne, bakerStation Road Bakers Shop1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Emily Payne, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Tunbridge WellsEmily Payne [Vaughan]
Emily Payne, F, Daughter, age 4, born SpeldhurstEmily Payne
Jane Payne, F, Daughter, age 3, born SpeldhurstJane Payne
Emma Payne, F, Daughter, age 9 m, born Tunbridge WellsEmma Payne

3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Thorpe, M, Lodger (Head), married, age 53, born Yorkshire; occupation MasonRichard ThorpeStation Road1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Harriette Thorpe, F, Wife, married, age 52, born SuffolkHarriette Thorpe
James Thorpe, M, Son, single, age 24, born Northumberland; occupation MasonJames Thorpe
Alfred Thorpe, M, Son, age 5, born NorthumberlandAlfred Thorpe
Herbert Thorpe, M, Son, age 5, born NorthumberlandHerbert Thorpe

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Botten, M, Head, married, age 40, born Brenchly, occupation: master bakerWilliam Botten, master bakerStation Road Bakers Shop1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Jane Botten, F, Wife, married, age 37, born PenshurstJane Botten
Florence Botten, F, Daughter, age 17, born Tunbridge WellsFlorence Botten
Alice M. Botten, F, Daughter, age 15, born WadhurstAlice M. Botten
William Botten, M, Son, age 10, born Tunbridge Wells, occupation: scholarWilliam Botten
Elizabeth Botten, F, Daughter, age 5, born Tunbridge Wells, occupation: scholarElizabeth Botten
Ernest E. Botten, M, Son, age 3, born Tunbridge Wells, occupation: scholarErnest E. Botten
Frank Botten, M, Son, age 1, born Tunbridge WellsFrank Botten
Bettie L. Botten, F, Daughter, age 7 m, born WithyhamBettie L. Botten

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Colgate, M, Head, married, age 30, born Battle, occupation: grocer and draperJohn Colgate, grocer and draperStation Road Grocers Shop1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Maria Colgate, F, Wife, married, age 35, born FrantMaria Colgate
Edward Looker, M, Lodger, single, age 17, born LamberhurstEdward Looker

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Roates, M, Head, married, age 36, born Kent; occupation CarpenterWilliam RoatesStation Road1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Eliza Roates, F, Wife, married, age 54, born SussexEliza Roates

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge West, M, Head, married, age 29, born Tonbridge; occupation SaddlerGeorge WestStation Road1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Clara West, F, Wife, married, age 29, born ShropshireClara West
George West, M, Son, age 6, born Speldhurst; occupation ScholarGeorge West
Fredk. West, M, Son, age 4, born Withyham; occupation ScholarFredk. West
Frank West, M, Son, age 2, born WithyhamFrank West

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Lintott, M, Head, married, age 32, born Walberton; occupation: police constableGeorge Lintott, police constableStation Road1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Eliza Lintott, F, Wife, married, age 34, born HampshireEliza Lintott
George William Lintott, M, Son, age 2, born HorshamGeorge William Lintott
Marcia Maud Lintott, F, Daughter, age 1, born GroombridgeMarcia Maud Lintott
Charlotte Pratt, F, Mother, widowed, age 74, born Wadhurst; occupation AccountantCharlotte Pratt

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Bailey, M, Head, married, age 68, born Cowden; occupation: shoemakerGeorge Bailey, shoemakerStation Road Shoe Shop1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Harriett Bailey, F, Wife, married, age 59, born West HoathlyHarriett Bailey
Charles Horace Bailey, M, Son, single, age 24, born ChiddingstoneCharles Horace Bailey, railway porter
Sarah Ann Bailey, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born ChiddingstoneSarah Ann Bailey

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Neve, M, Head, married, age 57, born Withyham; occupation Garden labourerJames NeevesStation Road1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Sophia Neve, F, Wife, married, age 57, born RotherfieldSophia Neeves
Edward Wm. Town, M, Gr Son, age 11, born WithyhamEdward William Town

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Goodwin, M, Head, married, age 46, born Ashurst; occupation: garden labourerWilliam Goodwin, garden labourerStation Road1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Charlotte Goodwin, F, Wife, married, age 43, born AshurstCharlotte Goodwin
William Goodwin, M, Son, single, age 17, born Ashurst; occupation: railway labourerWilliam Goodwin
Alfred Goodwin, M, Son, single, age 17, born Ashurst; occupation: railway porterAlfred Goodwin
Esther Goodwin, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Ashurst; occupation: scholarEsther Goodwin
Alice Goodwin, F, Daughter, single, age 11, born Ashurst; occupation: scholarAlice Goodwin
Kate Goodwin, F, Visitor, age 5, born Withyham; occupation: scholarKate Goodwin
Thosmas Cloud, M, Lodger, single, age 18, born Worcestershire, occupation: labourerThosmas Cloud

3rd Apr 1881CensusDavid Piddlesden, M, Head, married, age 32, born Rotherfield; occupation CarpenterDavid PiddlesdenStation Road1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Lucy Ann Piddlesden, F, Wife, married, age 28, born SpeldhurstLucy Ann Piddlesden [Wickens]
Ethel Alice Piddlesden, F, Daughter, age 2, born WithyhamEthel Alice Piddlesden

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Brown, M, Head, married, age 60, born Rotherfield; occupation: builderJames Brown, builderStation Road1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Fanny Brown, F, Wife, married, age 58, born MayfieldFanny Brown
Maria Brown, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born AshurstMaria Brown
F. Brown, F, Daughter, age 12, born AshurstFanny Brown

3rd Apr 1881CensusLuke Streatfield, M, Head, married, age 32, born Withyham; occupation TobacconistLuke StreatfieldStation Road Tobacco Shop1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Annie Young Streatfield, F, Wife, married, age 27, born AshurstAnnie Young Streatfield [Brown]
John Charles Streatfield, M, Son, age 7, born WithyhamJohn Charles Streatfield
Clara Maria Streatfield, F, Daughter, age 4, born AshurstClara Maria Streatfield
Richard Luke Streatfield, M, Son, age 3, born WithyhamRichard Luke Streatfield
James Fred Streatfield, M, Son, age 6 m, born WithyhamJames Frederick Streatfield
Mary Ann Bishop, F, Servant, age 14, born Buxted; occupation: domestic servantMary Ann Bishop

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Kingsbury, M, Head, married, age 40, born East Peckham; occupation: tanner and farmerJames KingsburyStation Road1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Hannah Kingsbury, F, Wife, married, age 34, born RotherfieldHannah Kingsbury [Field]
Annie Alice Kingsbury, F, Daughter, age 4, born WithyhamAnnie Alice Kingsbury
Samuel James Kingsbury, M, Son, age 2, born WithyhamSamuel James Kingsbury

3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Killick, M, Head, married, age 55, born Rotherfield; occupation: sawyerRichard Killick, sawyerStation Road1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Ellen Killick, F, Wife, married, age 53, born RotherfieldEllen Killick [Smith] [Marchant]
Annie Killick, F, Daughter, age 17, born RotherfieldAnn Killick
George Killick, M, Son, age 13, born WithyhamGeorge Killick
John Turner, M, Lodger, single, age 46, born Penshurst; occupation: gardenerJohn Turner

3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Ann Bates, F, Head, widowed, age 70, born WithyhamMary Ann BatesStation Road1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Louise Bates, F, Daughter, single, age 42, born HastingsLouise Bates

3rd Apr 1881CensusIsabella Elliott, F, Head, married, age 37, born RotherfieldIsabella ElliottStation Road1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Ruben Harry Elliott, M, Son, age 4, born WithyhamRuben Harry Elliott

5th Apr 1891CensusMary Ann Bates, F, Head, widowed, age 80, born Withyham, Sussex, occupation: living on own meansMary Ann Bates, living on own meansStation Road1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Louisa Bates, F, Daughter, single, age 52, born Hastings, Sussex, occupation: living on own meansLouisa Bates

5th Apr 1891CensusRichard Killick, M, Head, widowed, age 65, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: sawyerRichard Killick, sawyerStation Road1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Ellen Killick, F, Daughter, single, age 29, born Rotherfield, SussexEllen Killick
John Turner, M, Lodger, single, age 58, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: Groombridge postmanJohn Turner

5th Apr 1891CensusAlfred Goodwin, M, Head, married, age 28, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation: railway porterAlfred Goodwin, railway porterStation Road1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Mary Ann Goodwin, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Speldhurst, KentMary Ann Goodwin
Ettie Goodwin, F, Daughter, age 9, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarEttie Goodwin
Percy A Goodwin, M, Son, age 5, born Withyham, SussexPercy A Goodwin
Evelina Goodwin, F, Daughter, age 3, born Withyham, SussexEvelina Goodwin
Eliza Wilson, F, Lodger, widowed, age 58, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: NeedlewomanEliza Wilson
Jesse T Bridger, M, Lodger, single, age 19, born River Tillington, Petworth, Sussex; occupation: railway clerkJesse T Bridger

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Goodwin, M, Head, married, age 55, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation: gardenerJohn Goodwin, gardenerStation Road1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Charlotte Goodwin, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Ashurst, KentCharlotte Goodwin
Alice Goodwin, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation: dressmakerAlice Goodwin

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Brown, M, Head, widowed, age 70, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: builderJames Brown, builderStation Road1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Maria S Brown, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born Ashurst, Kent; handicap: DeafMaria Brown
Fanny Brown, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Ashurst, KentFanny Brown

5th Apr 1891CensusDavid Piddlesden, M, Head, married, age 41, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: CarpenterDavid PiddlesdenStation Road1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Lucy A Piddlesden, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Ashurst, KentLucy Ann Piddlesden [Wickens]
Ethel Piddlesden, F, Daughter, age 12, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: ScholarEthel Alice Piddlesden
Nellie Piddlesden, F, Daughter, age 9, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: ScholarNellie Piddlesden
Ernest Piddlesden, M, Son, age 7, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: ScholarErnest James Piddlesden
Elsie A Piddlesden, F, Daughter, age 6, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: ScholarElsie Adeline Piddlesden
Albert E Piddlesden, M, Son, age 4, born Withyham, SussexAlbert Edward Piddlesden

5th Apr 1891CensusThomas H Kingsbury, M, Head, married, age 25, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: currierThomas H Kingsbury, currierStation Road1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Esther Kingsbury, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Ashurst, KentEsther Kingsbury

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Neve, M, Head, married, age 68, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: Garden labourerJames NeevesStation Road1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Sophia Neve, F, Wife, married, age 68, born Rotherfield, SussexSophia Neeves
Walter Goldsmith, M, Lodger, single, age 28, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: railway porterWalter Goldsmith
John Edwards, M, Lodger, single, age 28, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: groomJohn Edwards

5th Apr 1891CensusRobert J Baldwin, M, Head, married, age 35, born Yalding, Kent; occupation: police constableRobert J Baldwin, police constableStation Road1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Kate R Baldwin, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Rambery, WiltshireKate R Baldwin
Robert J Baldwin, M, Son, age 13, born Hunton, Kent; occupation: scholarRobert J Baldwin
Percy C Baldwin, M, Son, age 11, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: scholarPercy C Baldwin
Sidney Baldwin, M, Son, age 5, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarSidney Baldwin
Elizabeth Baldwin, F, Daughter, age 3, born Groombridge, SussexElizabeth Baldwin

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Bailey, M, Head, married, age 73, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: bootmakerGeorge Bailey, bootmakerStation Road1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Harriet Bailey, F, Wife, married, age 69, born West Hoathly, SussexHarriet Bailey
Thomas Bailey, M, Brother, single, age 78, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: living on own meansThomas Bailey

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge West, M, Head, married, age 38, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: SaddlerGeorge WestStation Road1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Clara West, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Hinstock, ShropshireClara West
Georges J West, M, Son, age 16, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: Saddler's assistantGeorges J West
Walter F West, M, Son, age 14, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: ScholarWalter F West
Frank West, M, Son, age 12, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: ScholarFrank West
Albert E West, M, Son, age 5, born Withyham, SussexAlbert E West
Clara West, F, Daughter, age 5, born Withyham, SussexClara West

5th Apr 1891CensusLawrence Standen, M, Head, married, age 36, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: bakerLawrence Standen, bakerStation Road1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Grace Standen, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Pembury, KentGrace Standen
Lily Standen, F, Daughter, age 12, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholarLily Standen
Lawrence J Standen, M, Son, age 10, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholarLawrence J Standen
Amy Standen, F, Daughter, age 4, born Groombridge, SussexAmy Standen
Percy Standen, M, Son, age 3, born Groombridge, SussexPercy Standen
Sydney Standen, M, Son, age 1, born Groombridge, SussexSydney Standen
Emma Hewitt, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Cobham, Surrey; occupation: general domestic servantEmma Hewitt

5th Apr 1891CensusAlfred Camfield, M, Head, married, age 37, born Walworth, London; occupation: hackney carriage driverAlfred Camfield, hackney carriage driverStation Road1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Sarah S Camfield, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Stonehouse, DevonSarah S Camfield
Beatrice B Camfield, F, Daughter, age 6, born Withyham, SussexBeatrice B Camfield
William R Camfield, M, Son, age 5, born Withyham, SussexWilliam R Camfield
Frederick Camfield, M, Son, age 1, born Withyham, SussexFrederick Camfield

5th Apr 1891CensusFerdinand Field, M, Head, married, age 40, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: grocerFerdinand Field, grocerStation Road1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Bathshba Field, F, Wife, married, age 42, born SomersetBathshba Field
James Akehurst, M, Apprentice, single, age 16, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: grocer's assistantJames Akehurst, carpenter

2nd Apr 1911CensusAlfred Parker, M, Head, Married, age 43, born Sussex; occupation: cartage contractor, fruiterer and greengrocerAlfred Parker, cartage contractor, fruiterer and greengrocerStation Road, Groombridge1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex
Rose Parker, F, Wife, Married 11 years, age 43, born Hertfordshire; occupation: assists in businessRose Parker [Cooper]

2nd Apr 1911CensusFrank Dyer, M, Head, married, age 58, born Damerham Salisbury, Wiltshire; occupation: labourer on farmFrank Dyer, labourer on farmStation Road, Groombridge1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex
Elizabeth Dyer, F, Wife, married 31 years, age 54, born Amesbury Salisbury, WiltshireElizabeth Dyer
Bertie Dyer, M, Son, single, age 16, born Durley Mill Botley, Hampshire; occupation: newsvendor's assistantBertie Dyer
Harry Dyer, M, Son, age 12, born Hayland Island Portsmouth, Hampshire; occupation: school, green grocer's boyHarry Dyer
George Dyer, M, Son, age 14, born Durley Mill Botley, Hampshire; occupation: house boyGeorge Dyer
Edmund Teeling, M, Boarder, married, age 65, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: sheriff's bailiffEdmund Teeling

2nd Apr 1911CensusGeorge West, M, Head, married, age 58, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: saddler and general ironmongerGeorge West, saddler and general ironmongerStation Road, Groombridge1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex
Clara West, F, Wife, married 37 years, age 59, born ShropshireClara West
Walter Frederick West, M, Son, single, age 34, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: clerk assisting in the businessWalter Frederick West
Clara West, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born Groombridge, SussexClara West

2nd Apr 1911CensusJesse Geer, M, Head, married, age 66, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: butcherJesse Geer, butcherStation Road, Groombridge1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex
Ann Geer, F, Wife, married 43 years, age 67, born Plaxtol, KentAnn Geer
Louisa Ruth Geer, F, Daughter, single, age 40, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: bookkeeper in father's businessLouisa Ruth Geer
James William Geer, M, Son, widower, age 35, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: butcher's assistantJames William Geer
Margaret Ellen Hills, F, Daughter, married, age 37, born Withyham, SussexMargaret Ellen Hills
Herbert Edwin Geer, M, Son, single, age 28, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: butcher's assistantHerbert Edwin Geer
Kathleen Marion Geer, F, Granddaughter, age 7, born Lewes, SussexKathleen Marion Geer
William Hill, M, Boarder, single, age 45, born Slaugham, Sussex; occupation: butcher's assistantWilliam Hill

2nd Apr 1911CensusBenjamin R. Sands, M, Head, married, age 50, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: grocerBenjamin R. Sands, grocerNew Town, Station Road, Groombridge1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex
Elizabeth Sands, F, Wife, married 21 years, age 47, born Burnwash, SussexElizabeth Sands
Frank R. Sands, M, Son, single, age 16, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: apprentice to outfitterFrank R. Sands
Ethel Elizabeth Sands, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: schoolEthel Elizabeth Sands

1930Station RoadStation Road, GroombridgePrivate collection

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