The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Brighton [a.k.a. Tunbridge Wells West] Station    Eridge Road  Tunbridge Wells  
Historical records

2nd Apr 1871CensusGeorge Prevett, M, Head, married, age 30, born Cuckfield, Sussex; occupation: railway porterGeorge Prevett, railway porterStation House, South Coast Railway1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Mary Prevett, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Lindfield, SussexMary Prevett
George W Prevett, M, Son, age 7, born Keymer, SussexGeorge W. Prevett
Lucy A Prevett, F, Daughter, age 5, born Lindfield, SussexLucy A. Prevett
Albert T Prevett, M, Son, age 2, born Tunbridge Wells, KentAlbert T. Prevett
Caroline Prevett, F, Daughter, age 2m, born Tunbridge Wells, KentCaroline Prevett

2nd Apr 1871CensusSarah Harris, F, Head, widowed, age 31, born Lichfield, Hampshire; occupation: waiting room attendantSarah Harris, waiting room attendantClerk House, South Coast Railway Station1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
L T Harris, M, Son, age 7, born Newhaven, Sussex; occupation: scholarL. T. Harris
E R Harris, M, Son, age 6, born Newhaven, Sussex; occupation: scholarE. R. Harris
S L Harris, F, Daughter, age 4, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar; handicap: deafS. L. Harris
F T Harris, M, Son, age 1, born Frant, SussexF. T. Harris

2nd Apr 1871CensusA Parmenter, M, Lodger, single, age 19, born Halsted, Essex; occupation: railway porterA. ParmenterClerk House, South Coast Railway Station1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex

2nd Apr 1871CensusFrederick G Francis, M, Head, married, age 47, born Carshalton, Surrey; occupation: railway station clerkFrederick G. Francis, railway station clerkClerk House, South Coast Railway Station1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Elizebeth Francis, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Cheshunt, HertfordshireElizebeth Francis
Alice Francis, F, Daughter, age 12, born Brighton, SussexAlice Francis

2nd Apr 1871CensusJames Davenport, M, Head, married, age 50, born Beckenham, Kent; occupation: railway guardJames Davenport, railway guard1, South Coast Railway Cottages1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Jane A Davenport, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Bromley, KentJane A. Davenport
James Davenport, M, Son, married, age 27, born Sydenham, Kent; occupation: railway engine stokerJames Davenport
Albert Davenport, M, Son, age 11, born East Grinstead, SussexAlbert Davenport
Jeanette Davenport, F, Daughter, age 14, born East Grinstead, SussexJeanette Davenport

2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn Philcox, M, Head, married, age 40, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: engine driverJohn Philcox, engine driver2, South Coast Railway Cottages1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Ann Philcox, F, Wife, married, age 39, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: manager at homeAnn Philcox
George Philcox, M, Son, age 14, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge Philcox
Eliza Philcox, F, Daughter, age 11, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholarEliza Philcox
John Philcox, M, Son, age 9, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholarJohn Philcox
James Philcox, M, Son, age 5, born Worth, SussexJames Philcox
Charles Philcox, M, Son, age 3, born Frant, SussexCharles Philcox

2nd Apr 1871CensusBenjamin Neaves, M, Head, married, age 44, born Bexhill, Sussex; occupation: railway engine driverBenjamin Neaves, railway engine driver3, South Coast Railway Cottages1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Charlotte Neaves, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Icklesham, Sussex; occupation: railway engine driver's wifeCharlotte Neaves
Stephen Neaves, M, Son, single, age 15, born St Leonards, Sussex; occupation: coal merchant's clerkStephen Neaves
James Neaves, M, Son, age 11, born St Leonards, Sussex; occupation: scholarJames Neaves
John Neaves, M, Son, age 10, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: scholarJohn Neaves
Harry Neaves, M, Son, age 7, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarHarry Neaves
Benjamin Neaves, M, Son, age 6, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarBenjamin Neaves
William Neaves, M, Son, age 4, born Uckfield, SussexWilliam Neaves
Charlotte Neaves, F, Daughter, age 13, born St Leonards, Sussex; occupation: scholarCharlotte Neaves
Anna M Neaves, F, Daughter, age 3, born Uckfield, SussexAnna M. Neaves
Frances Neaves, F, Daughter, age 11m, born Frant, SussexFrances Neaves
Jane Payne, F, Mother-in-law, widowed, age 66, born Northiam, SussexJane Payne
George Allen, M, Brother-in-law, married, age 41, born Bartfield, Essex; occupation: steam boat money collectorGeorge Allen
Jane Allen, F, Sister-in-law, married, age 42, born Rye, Sussex; occupation: steam boat money collector's wifeJane Allen

2nd Apr 1871CensusRichard G Blanche, M, Head, married, age 38, born Chailey, Sussex; occupation: railway engine driverRichard G. Blanche, railway engine driver4, South Coast Railway Cottages1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Harriet Blanche, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Lindfield, Sussex; occupation: railway engine driver's wifeHarriet Blanche
Richard G Blanche, M, Son, age 9, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarRichard G. Blanche
Thomas J Blanche, M, Son, age 12m, born Tunbridge Wells, KentThomas J. Blanche
Mary Ann Blanche, F, Daughter, age 8, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary Ann Blanche
Elizabeth Blanche, F, Daughter, age 3, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarElizabeth Blanche

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Edwards, M, Head, married, age 36, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: platelayerWilliam Edwards, platelayer5, South Coast Railway Cottages1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Mary Edwards, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: platelayer's wifeMary Edwards

2nd Apr 1871CensusCharles Card, M, Lodger, single, age 22, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: railway carmanCharles Card, railway carman5, South Coast Railway Cottages1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
William East, M, Lodger, single, age 24, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: railway firemanWilliam East

2nd Apr 1871CensusRandolph Brown, M, Head, married, age 44, born Eastbourne, Sussex; occupation: railway engine driverRandolph Brown, railway engine driver6, South Coast Railway Cottages1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Esther Brown, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Eastbourne, Sussex; occupation: railway engine driver's wifeEsther Brown [Hart]
Peter Brown, M, Son, single, age 19, born Eastbourne, Sussex; occupation: railway porterPeter Brown
Mary E Brown, F, Daughter, age 16, born Worth, SussexMary Elizabeth Brown
Emily F Brown, F, Daughter, age 13, born East Grinstead, SussexEmily Fanny Brown
Martha J Brown, F, Daughter, age 9, born East Grinstead, SussexMartha Sophia Brown
George Brown, M, Son, age 14, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: errand boyGeorge Brown
Horace Brown, M, Son, age 7, born East Grinstead, Sussex; handicap: crippled from birthHorace Brown
Arthur Brown, M, Son, age 4, born East Grinstead, SussexArthur Brown
Rosemond Brown, F, Daughter, age 11m, born Tunbridge Wells, KentRosemond Brown

2nd Apr 1871CensusThos Bleach, M, Head, married, age 32, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: carman L.B. & S.C. RailwayThomas Bleach, carman7, South Coast Railway Cottages1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Mary Bleach, F, Wife, married, age 37, born South Wales, PembrokeshireMary Bleach
Mary J Bleach, F, Daughter, age 6, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary J. Bleach
Thos H Bleach, M, Son, age 4, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholarThomas H. Bleach
George H Bleach, M, Son, age 1m, born Tunbridge Wells, KentGeorge H. Bleach

2nd Apr 1871CensusRichard Bedford, M, Boarder, single, age 25, born Warnham, Sussex; occupation: clerk L.B. & S.C. RailwayRichard Bedford7, South Coast Railway Cottages1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex

2nd Apr 1871CensusGregory Edward, M, Head, married, age 30, born Isfield, Sussex; occupation: railway engine driverGregory Edward, engine driver8, South Coast Railway Cottages1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Maria Edward, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Derby, Derbyshire; occupation: railway engine driver's wifeMaria Edward
Marrion Edward, F, Daughter, age 4, born Uckfield, SussexMarion J. Edward
William H Edward, M, Son, age 3, born Uckfield, SussexWilliam H. Edward
Maria Edward, F, Daughter, age 1, born Frant, SussexMaria S. Edward
Ester Bridgland, F, Servant, age 13, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: nurse girlEster Bridgland

2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn E Duncan, M, Head, married, age 35, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: railway guardJohn E. Duncan, railway guard9, South Coast Railway Cottages1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Eliza Duncan, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Horsted Keynes, SussexEliza Duncan
Harry Duncan, M, Son, age 4, born Seaford, SussexHarry Duncan

2nd Apr 1871CensusStephen Emery, M, Head, married, age 46, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: superannuated railway guardStephen Emery, superannuated railway guard10, South Coast Railway Cottages1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Selina Emery, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Bexhill, SussexSelina Emery
William H Emery, M, Son, single, age 21, born Newhaven, Sussex; occupation: engine cleanerWilliam H. Emery
Stephen Emery, M, Son, age 15, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: errand boyStephen Emery
Charles Emery, M, Son, age 7, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarCharles Emery
Frederick Emery, M, Son, age 5, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarFrederick Emery

2nd Apr 1871CensusAlfred Wickenden, M, Head, married, age 37, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: railway firemanAlfred Wickenden, railway fireman11, South Coast Railway Cottages1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Hannah Wickenden, F, Wife, married, age 39, born East Grinstead, SussexHannah Wickenden
Frederick Wickenden, M, Son, single, age 8, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholarFrederick Wickenden
William Wickenden, M, Son, age 6, born Worth, Sussex; occupation: scholarWilliam Wickenden
Annie Wickenden, F, Daughter, age 3, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholarAnnie Wickenden
Rose Wickenden, F, Daughter, age 7m, born Frant, SussexRose Wickenden

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Packham, M, Head, married, age 38, born Newick, Sussex; occupation: engine driverWilliam Packham, railway engine driver12, South Coast Railway Cottages1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Sarah Packham, F, Wife, married, age 32, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: engine driver's wifeSarah Packham [Wickenden]
Emily Packham, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: dressmakerEmily Packham
Ellen Packham, F, Daughter, age 11, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholarEllen Packham
Alfred Packham, M, Son, age 9, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlfred Packham
Edith Packham, F, Daughter, age 6, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholarEdith Packham

1889Kentish Hotel & The Station from The CommonKentish Hotel & The Station from The Common, Tunbridge Wells by Charles Reynolds & Co.Brighton [a.k.a. Tunbridge Wells West] StationPrivate collection

11th Mar 1905Mishap at Tunbridge Wells StationMishap at Tunbridge Wells Station, Tunbridge Wells photographed by Lankeston & Sons, Tunbridge WellsPrivate collection

c 1910Brighton StationBrighton Station, Tunbridge WellsPrivate collection

1917L.B. & S.C. Railway StationL.B. & S.C. Railway Station, Tunbridge Wells photographed by Kingsway seriesPrivate collection

4th Apr 1937Tunbridge Wells West StationTunbridge Wells West StationPrivate collection

1st Mar 1947Tunbridge Wells West Station ShedTunbridge Wells West Station Shed photographed by Harold D. BowtellPrivate collection

1950Brighton StationBrighton Station, Tunbridge WellsPrivate collection

1960Tunbridge Wells West StationTunbridge Wells West StationPrivate collection

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