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

17103 Calverley RoadJames J. Tharp, M, Head, married, age 35, born Blackfriars, London; occupation Silversmith and Jeweller
    Ann Tharp, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Blackfriars, London
    Emma Tharp, F, Sister, single, age 29, born Spitalfields, London
    Elizh.A. Norton, F, Servant, age 23, born East Peckham, Kent; occupation Servant

17102 Calverley RoadDavid Boorman, M, Head, married, age 51, born Speldhurst, Kent, occupation: confectioner
    Elizabh. Boorman, F, Wife, married, age 49, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Christophr. H. Boorman, M, Son, single, age 25, born Tun Wells, Kent, occupation: confectioner
    Lilian Boorman, F, Daughter, age 14, born Tun Wells, Kent, occupation: scholar
    Henry Boorman, M, Son, age 12, born Tun Wells, Kent, occupation: scholar
    Leonard Boorman, M, Son, age 10, born Tun Wells, Kent, occupation: scholar
    Harriett Oxley, F, Servant, single, age 30, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation Servant

17101 Calverley RoadWilliam Masters Sibthorpe, M, Head, married, age 25, born Witham, Essex; occupation: draper
    Charlotte Sibthorpe, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Blackheath, Kent
    Jane Byford, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Great Maplestead, Essex, occupation: servant

17100 Calverley RoadJames F. Hillier, M, Head, married, age 34, born Marlboro, Wiltshire; occupation: berlin repository
    Ann Hillier, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Nuneaton, Warwick
    Martha Hillier, F, Mother, widowed, age 74, born Badbury, Wiltshire
    Emma Clarke, F, Cousin, single, age 21, born Arbury, Warwick
    Ada M. Keeble, F, Apprentice, single, age 15, born Arnisea, Essex; occupation: berlin warehouse apprentice
    Nancy Wickens, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation Servant

1799 Calverley RoadGeorge Wickens, M, Head, married, age 33, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Butcher
    Ellen Wickens, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Hunton, Kent
    Frank Wickens, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Scholar
    Flora Wickens, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tunb Wells, Kent
    Elizabeth Foreman, F, Wife's Sister, single, age 26, born Hunton, Kent; occupation: cashier
    Alfred Foreman, M, Brother, single, age 35, born Hunton, Kent; occupation: commercial agent
    Walter Button, M, Boarder, single, age 15, born Robertsbridge, Sussex, occupation: butcher's apprentice
    Arthur Hill, M, Servant, single, age 18, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: butcher's assistant
    Mary Ann Vicars, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation Servant

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