Saw your message today. I was searching the 1881 census here in Kent England and found this which may be of interest.
Hare & Hounds Public House Potters Corner Ashford, Kent
Henry CLARINGBOULD Married age 38 birthplace Barham, Kent Head of Household Occupation: Licensed Victualler Harriett CLARINGBOULD age 37 birthplace Postling, Kent Wife Occupation: Victualler’s Wife Florence Alice CLARINGBOULD age 3 birthplace Ashford, Kent Daughter Arthur John WEEKES age 13 birthplace Mersham, Kent Nephew Occupation: Scholar
I think it is quite possible that the name is an anglised version of a French name. I am of Huegenot descent myself !
There is an entry in the local phone book as well that may be of interest.