Census transcript for Alfred Luchford (1860-1937) & family

1881: On board the vessel “Masquito”, Frindsbury, Kent. James Luchford ("Other", married) age 36 born Strood, Kent occ Master.  Half* [sic] Luchford ("Other") age 20 born Rochester, Kent occ Mate. NA ref RG11/883/167. *This is almost certainly a reference to “Alf” - Alfred Luchford, James William’s cousin, born October 1860 in Rochester. The age & birth place fit. There is no other Alfred Luchford in the 1881 census.

1871: Court Hale Lane, Rochester, Kent. George Luchford (head, widower) age 53, born Snodland Kent occ Bargeman. Emily Luchford (dtr) age 15, born Rochester Kent occ Housekeeper. Stephen Luchford (son) age 13, born Rochester Kent. Alfred Luchford (son) age 11, born Rochester Kent. Frederick Luchford (son) age 9, born Rochester Kent. George Luchford (son) age 3, born Rochester Kent. NA ref RG10/902/43 page 29 sch 173

1861: On board the vessel “Petrel”. George Luchford (married) age 44, born Snodland Kent occ Master. Sarah Luchford (married) age 33, born Rochester Kent occ Master's wife. Richard Luchford age 9, born Rochester Kent. Charles Luchford age 7, born Rochester Kent. Emily Luchford age 5, born Rochester Kent. Stephen Luchford age 3, born Rochester Kent. Alfred Luchford age 6 month, born Rochester Kent. NA ref RG9/4478/21

1891: 3 [illegible] Cottage, Frindsbury, Kent. Alfred Luchford (head) age 30, born Rochester Kent occ Bargeman. Alice Luchford (wife) age 26, born Rochester Kent. Fred Luchford (brother) age 29, born Rochester Kent occ Bargeman. Alfred S. Luchford (son) age 7, born Rochester Kent. Alice E. A. Luchford (dtr) age 6, born Rochester Kent NA ref RG12/653/55 page 8 sch 43

1901: On board the vessel “Shamrock”, Portsmouth, Hampshire. Alfred Luchford (master, married) age 40, born Rochester Kent occ Master. Alfred Barrett (mate, single) age 25, born Sittingbourne Kent occ Mate. William Bartlett (cook, single) age 21, born Clapton Middlesex occ Cook. NA ref RG13/984/105. The vessel "Shamrock" was a 60 ton sailing barge registered in Rochester Kent, number 94573.

1901: 74 Grange Road, Frindsbury, Kent. Alice Luchford (wife, married) age 36, born Burham Kent. Alice E. A. Luchford (dtr) age 16, born Rochester Kent occ Dressmaker. NA ref RG13/720/47 page 23

1911: 4 Burgess Road, Strood, Kent. Alfred Luchford (head, married, age 50, born Rochester Kent occ Master mariner, coasting. Alice Luchford (wife, married 28 years) age 46. Children born alive 2; Still living 2. Born Burham Kent. NA ref RG14 PN3868 RD45 SD2 ED13 sch319