The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1885Southborough - Its Chalybeate Springs, Climate and Attractions as a Health Resort by E. Paget Thurstan, M.D., B.A., M.R.C.S., L.S.A. ⇒ p. 52

Historical records

20th Oct 1861BirthTrayton CardModest CornerBrad Card's records

5th Feb 1863BirthEllen CardModest CornerBrad Card's records

1864BirthStephen CardModest CornerSouthborough Parish Registers

1865BirthAmy Chapman CardModest CornerSouthborough Parish Registers

1866BirthArthur Bradley CardModest CornerSouthborough Parish Registers

1868BirthWalter CardModest CornerSouthborough Parish Registers

1870BirthMabel CardModest CornerSouthborough Parish Registers

1872BirthGertrude Eliza CardModest CornerSouthborough Parish Registers

16th Mar 1873BirthGordon CardModest CornerBrad Card's records

1874BirthEdith Mary CardModest CornerSouthborough Parish Registers

1876BirthGeorge CardModest CornerSouthborough Parish Registers

1877BirthRupert CardModest CornerSouthborough Parish Registers

1879BirthCecil CardModest CornerSouthborough Parish Registers

3rd Apr 1881CensusMartha Spicer, F, Head, single, age 56, born Cambridge; occupation: laundressMartha Spicer, laundressModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Frank Brown, M, Son in law, single, age 28, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: labourerFrank Brown

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Sale, M, Head, married, age 47, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: harness and ball makerJames Sale, harness and ball makerModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Susan Sale, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Southboro, KentSusan Sale
William Sale, M, Son, single, age 20, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: carpenters apprenticeWilliam Sale
George Sale, M, Son, age 14, born Worthing, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge Sale
George Brown, M, Lodger, widowed, age 67, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: gardenerGeorge Brown

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Wickens, M, Head, married, age 27, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Farm labourerWilliam Henry Wickens, farm labourerModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Sarah Pauling, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Wiltshire; occupation HousekeeperSarah Pauling
Frank Pawling, M, Servant's son, age 11, born Shipbourne, Kent; occupation ScholarFrank Pawling

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Hollamby, M, Head, married, age 22, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: gardenerThomas William Hollamby, gardenerModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Louisa Hollamby, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Southboro, KentLouisa Hollamby [Streeter]
Jesse Hollamby, M, Son, age 4, born Southboro, KentJesse Hollamby
Louisa Hollamby, F, Daughter, age 1, born Southboro, KentLouisa Hollamby
Emila Anderson, F, Sister, age 18, born Southboro, KentEmila Anderson

3rd Apr 1881CensusJoseph Card, M, Head, widowed, age 77, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: market gardenerJoseph Card, market gardenerModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent

3rd Apr 1881CensusJane Bonwick, F, Servant, single, age 33, born Penshurst, Kent, occupation: servantJane BonwickModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
George Card, M, Son, single, age 52, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: market gardenerGeorge Card
Arthur Card, M, Nephew, age 8, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholarArthur Card

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlbert Carter, M, Head, married, age 25, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: brewer's assistantAlbert Carter, brewer's assistantModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Mary Carter, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Hildenboro, KentMary Carter
Florence E. Carter, F, Daughter, age 1, born Southboro, KentFlorence E. Carter
Horace Skinner, M, Visitor, age 9, born Hildenboro, Kent; occupation: scholarHorace Skinner

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Shorter, M, Head, married, age 36, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: plastererJames Shorter, plastererModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Emily Shorter, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: laundressEmily Shorter
William J. Shorter, M, Son, age 3, born Southboro, KentWilliam J. Shorter
Julia Shorter, F, Daughter, age 2, born Southboro, KentJulia Shorter
Minie Shorter, F, Daughter, age 1, born Southboro, KentMinie Shorter
John Allen, M, Father, widowed, age 76, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: gardenerJohn Allen

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward White, M, Head, widowed, age 63, born Steadmarsh, Kent; occupation Retired BrewerEdward WhiteModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Janette Holness, F, Niece, single, age 17, born Steadmarsh, KentJanette Holness

3rd Apr 1881CensusRobert John Phipps, M, Head, widowed, age 73, born London, employs 2 men; occupation BrewerRobert John PhippsModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Mathew M. Phipps, M, Son, single, age 30, born Boxley, Kent; occupation BrewerMathew M. Phipps
Mary Ann Bates, F, Servant, married, age 39, born London, occupation: housekeeperMary Ann Bates

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Brown, M, Head, widowed, age 64, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: market gardenerJames Brown, market gardenerModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Mary Willers, F, Servant, single, age 49, born Gloucester; occupation HousekeeperMary Willers

3rd Apr 1881CensusAugust Bender, M, Head, married, age 52, born Germany, occupation: slipper makerAugust Bender, slipper makerModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Eliza Bender, F, Wife, married, age 46, born GermanyEliza Bender
Edward Bender, M, Son, single, age 20, born Germany, occupation: slipper makerEdward Bender
Berder Bender, F, Daughter, age 16, born London, occupation: slipper makerBerder Bender
Mary Bender, F, Daughter, age 15, born London, occupation: scholarMary Bender
Elizabeth Bender, F, Daughter, age 9, born London, occupation: scholarElizabeth Bender
John Gibb, M, Grandson, age 3, born Tonbridge, KentJohn Gibb

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Hollamby, M, Head, married, age 38, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Hollamby, farm labourerModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Mary Hollamby, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Wadhurst, SussexMary Ann Hollamby [Jenner]
Allice Jenner, F, Stepdaughter, age 7, born Pembury, KentAllice Jenner
Louisa Hollamby, F, Daughter, age 5, born Southboro, KentLouisa Hollamby
George Hollamby, M, Son, age 2, born Southboro, KentGeorge Hollamby
Annie Hollamby, F, Daughter, age 9 m, born Southboro, KentAnnie Hollamby

3rd Apr 1881CensusStephen Card, M, Head, married, age 44, born Bullingstone, Kent; occupation: carpenterStephen Card, carpenterModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Ellen Card, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Southboro, KentEllen Card [Chapman]
Stephen Card, M, Son, age 17, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: carpenterStephen Card
Amy C. Card, F, Daughter, age 15, born Southboro, KentAmy Chapman Card
Arthur B. Card, M, Son, age 14, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: errand boyArthur Bradley Card
Walter Card, M, Son, age 13, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholarWalter Card
Mable Card, F, Daughter, age 10, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholarMabel Card
Gertrude E. Card, F, Daughter, age 9, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholarGertrude Eliza Card
Gordon Card, M, Son, age 8, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholarGordon Card
Edith M. Card, F, Daughter, age 7, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholarEdith Mary Card
George Card, M, Son, age 5, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholarGeorge Card
Rupert Card, M, Son, age 3, born Southboro, KentRupert Card
Cecil Card, M, Son, age 1, born Southboro, KentCecil Card

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Wheatley, M, Head, married, age 50, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: carpenterJames Wheatley, carpenterModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Alice Wheatley, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Brighton, SussexAlice Wheatley
Harry Wheatley, M, Son, single, age 24, born Gravesend, Kent; occupation: carpenterHarry Wheatley
Walter Wheatley, M, Son, age 18, born Gravesend, Kent; occupation: labourerWalter Wheatley
James Wheatley, M, Son, age 12, born Faversham, Kent; occupation: scholarJames Wheatley
Thomas Wheatley, M, Son, age 10, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholarThomas Wheatley
William Wheatley, M, Son, age 7, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholarWilliam Wheatley
Fanny Penfold, F, Servant, age 16, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation General servantFanny Penfold

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred Manktelow, M, Head, married, age 42, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: painterAlfred Manktelow, painterModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Sarah Manktelow, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Bromley, KentSarah Manktelow [Allen]
Alfred E. Manktelow, M, Son, age 18, born Bromley, Kent; occupation: gardenerAlfred E. Manktelow
Rose Manktelow, F, Daughter, age 11, born Bromley, Kent; occupation: scholarRose Manktelow
John Thos. Manktelow, M, Son, age 8, born Bromley, Kent; occupation: scholarJohn Thomas Manktelow
Mary E. Manktelow, F, Daughter, age 4, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholarMary E. Manktelow
Robert A. Manktelow, M, Son, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, KentRobert A. Manktelow

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Willard, M, Head, married, age 39, born Leigh, Kent; occupation Maker of cricket ballsWilliam WillardModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Mary Willard, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Woolwich, KentMary Willard
Mary Willard, F, Daughter, age 16, born Tonbridge, KentMary Willard
Frances E. Willard, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tonbridge, KentFrances E. Willard
Jane Willard, F, Daughter, age 11, born Leigh, Kent; occupation ScholarJane Willard
Harry Willard, M, Son, age 7, born Leigh, Kent; occupation ScholarHarry Willard
Emily Willard, F, Daughter, age 4, born Tonbridge, KentEmily Willard

3rd Apr 1881CensusFrederick Shorter, M, Head, married, age 45, born Stafford; occupation: labourerFrederick Shorter, labourerModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Sarah Shorter, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Frant, SussexSarah Shorter
Jule Shorter, F, Daughter, age 16, born Rusthall, KentJule Shorter
Frederick Shorter, M, Son, age 14, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: labourerFrederick Shorter
Fanny Shorter, F, Daughter, age 12, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholarFanny Shorter
Walter Shorter, M, Son, age 9, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholarWalter Shorter
Lina Shorter, F, Daughter, age 6, born Woolwich, Kent; occupation: scholarLina Shorter
Sidney Shorter, M, Son, age 4, born Southborough, KentSidney Shorter
Edith Shorter, F, Daughter, age 9 m, born Southborough, KentEdith Shorter

3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Ralph, M, Head, married, age 70, born Southborough, Kent; occupation: chimney sweepRichard Ralph, chimney sweepModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Lydia Ralph, F, Wife, married, age 75, born Chester, CheshireLydia Ralph
Frederick J. Ralph, M, Grandson, age 11, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholarFrederick J. Ralph

3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriett Coomber, F, Head, widowed, age 49, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation: laundressHarriett Coomber, laundressModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Henry Coomber, M, Son, single, age 17, born Fordcomb, Kent; occupation: gardenerHenry Coomber
Esther Coomber, F, Daughter, age 14, born Bentham Hill, Kent; occupation: laundressEsther Coomber

3rd Apr 1881CensusJesse Funnell, M, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gardenerJesse Funnell, gardenerModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Jane Funnell, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Speldhurst, KentJane Funnell [Maynard]
Harry Funnell, M, Son, single, age 17, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: gardenerHarry Funnell
Elizabeth Funnell, F, Daughter, age 14, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholarElizabeth Funnell
Emily M. Funnell, F, Daughter, age 12, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholarEmily M. Funnell
Alice Funnell, F, Daughter, age 10, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholarAlice Funnell
Charles Funnell, M, Son, age 6, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholarCharles Funnell
Annie Funnell, F, Daughter, age 4, born Southboro, KentAnnie Funnell

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Casselden, M, Head, married, age 60, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: masonWilliam Casselden, masonModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Sophia Casselden, F, Wife, married, age 65, born St Pancras, MiddlesexSophia Casselden
Sarah A. Casselden, F, Daughter, single, age 33, born Southboro, KentSarah A. Casselden

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas N. Ralph, M, Head, married, age 29, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: cow keeperThomas Noah Ralph, cow keeperModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Elizabeth Ralph, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Southboro, KentElizabeth Ralph [Casselden]
Florence L. Ralph, F, Daughter, age 5, born Southboro, KentFlorence L. Ralph
Percy C. Ralph, M, Son, age 3, born Southboro, KentPercy C. Ralph

3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Taylor, M, Head, married, age 40, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: labourerRichard Taylor, labourerModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Mary A. Taylor, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Southboro, KentMary Ann Taylor [Card]
Edward Hulbert, M, Nephew, age 11, born Wood Green, Middlesex; occupation: scholarEdward Hulbert

3rd Apr 1881CensusAnn Chapman, F, Head, widowed, age 69, born Tonbridge, Kent, occupation: beer retailerAnn Chapman, beer retailerModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Thomas H. Chapman, M, Son, single, age 39, born Tonbridge, Kent, occupation: plastererThomas H. Chapman

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Penticost, M, Head, married, age 45, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation DairymanHenry PenticostModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Ann Penticost, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Tonbridge, Kent, WillardAnn Penticost
Kate Penticost, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation ScholarKate Penticost
Frank Penticost, M, Son, age 5, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation ScholarFrank Penticost
Spencer Penticost, M, Son, age 3, born Tonbridge, KentSpencer Penticost
Norman Penticost, M, Son, age 1, born Tonbridge, KentNorman Penticost
Henry Willard, M, Stepson, age 11, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation ScholarHenry Willard
Edith Willard, F, Stepdaughter, age 9, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation ScholarEdith Willard
William Penticost, M, Son, single, age 20, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation WheelwrightWilliam Penticost
Ellen Penticost, F, Daughter, age 16, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation Dairy maidEllen Penticost
Alfred Penticost, M, Son, age 14, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation Milk manAlfred Penticost

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Hunt, M, Head, widowed, age 55, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: gardenerGeorge Hunt, gardenerModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Emily Hunt, F, Daughter, single, age 31, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: laundressEmily Hunt
Ellen Hunt, F, Daughter, single, age 29, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: laundressEllen Hunt
Harriett Hunt, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: laundressHarriett Hunt
Hannah Hunt, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: laundressHannah Hunt

3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Ann Carter, F, Head, widowed, age 53, born Penshurst, KentMary Ann CarterModest Corner1881 Census
Southborough, Kent
Edwin Carter, M, Son, single, age 22, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: gardenerEdwin Carter
Horace Carter, M, Son, single, age 18, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: gardenerHorace Carter
Emily Carter, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: dressmakerEmily Carter

13th Jul 1888DeathStephen Card, carpenterModest CornerBrad Card's records

1904Modest CornerModest Corner, SouthboroughPrivate collection

1907Modest CornerModest Corner, SouthboroughPrivate collection

1908Modest CornerModest Corner, SouthboroughPrivate collection

1925Modest CornerModest Corner, SouthboroughPrivate collection

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