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

2933 Crescent RoadEdward Richardson, M, Head, married, age 67, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation Shoe maker
    Ann Richardson, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Hawkhurst, Kent
    Anna Richardson, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Tunb Wells, Kent; occupation Servant
    Florence Richardson, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Tunb Wells, Kent; occupation Milliner
    Amos Richardson, M, Lodger, single, age 17, born Crowboro, Sussex; occupation Cabinet Maker

2932 Crescent RoadJames Gostling, M, Head, widowed, age 76, born Ingatestone, Essex; occupation: gardener

2931 Crescent RoadJames Gilbert, M, Head, married, age 60, born Tunb Wells, Kent; occupation: whitesmith
    Sophia E. Gilbert, F, Wife, married, age 59, born Tunb Wells, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    Sophia E. Gilbert, F, Daughter, single, age 29, born Tunb Wells, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    John S. Lovell, M, Lodger, single, age 24, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: decorator
    Edward Lowe, M, Lodger, widowed, age 56, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: upholsterer

2930 Crescent RoadSidney Goldsmith, M, Head, married, age 31, born Riverhead, Kent; occupation: beerhouse keeper
    Matilda Goldsmith, F, Wife, married, age 39, born (N K), Sussex

292 Catherine PlaceWilliam Fielder, M, Head, married, age 23, born Tunb Wells, Kent; occupation: cabman
    Mary E. Fielder, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: ironer

294 Catherine PlaceW. H. Eldridge, M, Head, married, age 30, born Tunb Wells, Kent; occupation: labourer
    C. Eldridge, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Tunb Wells, Kent; occupation: washer
    George Eldridge, M, Son, age 11, born Tunb Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    W. Eldridge, M, Son, age 7, born Tunb Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Albert Eldridge, M, Son, age 4, born Tunb Wells, Kent
    Jane Eldridge, F, Daughter, age 3 m, born Tunb Wells, Kent

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