The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Tunbridge Wells, Kent Census
That part of Tunbridge Wells within the Parish of Tonbridge that includes Grove Hill Road, Mount Pleasant, Calverley Parade, Calverley Road, Calverley Park Gardens, Crescent Road and Harvey Town
Please note:
  • These census records have been transcribed from images of the original census sheets. Whilst all care has been taken, the result is an interpretation of the original which is available at Local Record Offices, from The National Archives, and from
  • Occupation has been unified (e.g. Ag Lab, Farm Lab, and many other such recordings are all displayed as Farm labourer).
  • The Sheet Number is as shown on the original document and is linked to a page showing all the entries on that Sheet (as well as entries from the following or previous sheet where the entry for the location covers more than one sheet).
  • In those instances where the Census entry is incorrect or missing and it has been possible from other sources to derive a correction, then these changes are shown inside square brackets, e.g. [Wife]

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Sheet    Place    Census entry

162 Monson PlaceJosiah Mansell, M, Head, married, age 64, born Titchmarsh, Northampton; occupation: lodging house keeper
    Sidwell Mansell, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Hockworthy, Devon
    Josiah W. Mansell, M, Nephew, age 19, born Titchmarsh, Northampton; occupation: solicitor's clerk
    George F. Mansell, M, Nephew, age 15, born Titchmarsh, Northampton; occupation: scholar
    Elizabeth Paige, F, Servant, single, age 35, born E Peckham, Kent; occupation: servant

162 Monson PlaceJames J. Ward, M, Head, married, age 66, born Balham, Surrey; occupation Late Bengal Civil Servant
    Nerina A. Ward, F, Wife, married, age 59, born Cape Town, Africa
    Emily Nerina Ward, F, Daughter, single, age 31, born Bengal Perniah
    Walter W. Ward, M, Son, single, age 28, born Bengal Bardwan; occupation Officer of H.M. 65th Foot Infantry
    Nerina A. Ward, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born St Leonards, Sussex

162 Monson PlaceElizabeth Tolver, F, Head, single, age 58, born Gt Yarmouth, Norfolk; occupation Annuitant
    Helen Tolver, F, Visitor, single, age 24, born Sthampton, Hampshire

1630 Mount Pleasant RoadEdward Bryant, M, Head, married, age 49, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: furniture broker
    Sarah Bryant, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Lewes, Sussex
    Eliza Bryant, F, Daughter, single, age 29, born Eastbourne, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker
    Annie Bryant, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker
    Sarah F. Bryant, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Emma Thompsett, F, Servant, widowed, age 34, born Frant, Sussex; occupation Housekeeper

1634 Mount Pleasant RoadThomas G. Wilkinson, M, Head, widowed, age 33, born Canterbury, Kent; occupation Clothier
    Albert H. Wilkinson, M, Son, age 8, born Canterbury, Kent
    Florence K. Wilkinson, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Donald S. Wilkinson, M, Son, age 1, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Mary E. Sell, F, Boarder, single, age 33, born Dover, Kent; occupation: housekeeper

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