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

2376 Calverley RoadWilliam Eden, M, Head, married, age 45, born Fordham, Cambridge; occupation: hairdresser
    Eliza Eden, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Chippenham, Cambridge
    Annie Eden, F, Daughter, age 14, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    William Eden, M, Son, age 5, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    George Eden, M, Brother, single, age 29, born Fordham, Cambridge; occupation: hairdresser
    Esther Smith, F, Servant, single, age 29, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: servant

2375 Calverley RoadGeorge M. Gates, M, Head, married, age 30, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: music warehouse
    Charlotte Gates, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: composer of music
    Alfred M. Gates, M, Son, age 7, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    George P. Gates, M, Son, age 4, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Kate L. Lockwood, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Aldershot, Kent; occupation: governess
    Esther Stevens, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Sussex; occupation: servant

2374 Calverley RoadJoseph O. Capell, M, Head, married, age 39, born Watford, Hertford; occupation: upholsterer
    Sarah Capell, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Leighton B., Bedford
    Mary O. Capell, F, Daughter, age 8, born Hemel Hemps, Hertford; occupation: scholar
    John B. Honour, M, Apprent, age 17, born Chippinfield, Hertford; occupation: upholsterer's apprentice
    Ellen Martin, F, Servant, age 15, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: servant

2371 and 72 Calverley RoadMary Ann Figgins, F, Head, married, age 45, born Dartford, Kent; occupation: housekeeper
    Occupation Pawnbroker's manager
    Charles J. Morris, M, Assistant, single, age 25, born Hackney, Middlesex; occupation: jeweller's salesman
    Charles P. Mitchell, M, Assistant, single, age 20, born Croydon, Surrey; occupation: clothier's assistant
    Thos. H. Maynard, M, Assistant, single, age 15, born Croydon, Surrey; occupation: pawnbroker's assistant
    Kate Lynde, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: servant

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