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

3127 Crescent RoadWilliam H. Steege, M, Head, widowed, age 39, born Tunb Wells, Kent; occupation: fishmonger and poulterer
    Alice E. Steege, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tunb Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Mary A. Steege, F, Daughter, age 12, born Tunb Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    William J. Steege, M, Son, age 10, born Tunb Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Agnes Steege, F, Daughter, age 8, born Tunb Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Ellen Mills, F, Servant, single, age 38, born Lamberht, Kent; occupation: housekeeper
    Esther E. Ellis, F, Lodger, single, age 25, born Lamberht, Kent; occupation: dressmaker

3126 Crescent RoadDinah Trigg, F, Head, married, age 55, born Dorking, Surrey; occupation Fruiterer
    John Trigg, M, Son, age 14, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Office Boy
    Emma Trigg, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Assistant in fruit shop
    Esther Trigg, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Charles Trigg, M, Son, age 11, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar

3125 Crescent RoadRichard Habens, M, Head, married, age 42, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: shoe maker
    Delilah Habens, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Bexhill, Sussex
    Susannah Habens, F, Daughter, age 13, born Bexhill, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    James H. Habens, M, Son, age 7, born Bexhill, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Kate Habens, F, Daughter, age 5, born Bexhill, Sussex; occupation: scholar

3124 Crescent RoadJames Walker, M, Head, married, age 43, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation Gardener
    Louisa Walker, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Minster, Kent; occupation Dressmaker

3124 Crescent RoadJames Hollamby, M, Head, married, age 60, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: boot maker
    Elizabeth Hollamby, F, Wife, married, age 76, born Mayfield, Sussex

3123 Crescent RoadWilliam Waters, M, Head, married, age 47, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation Bookbinder
    W. E. Evans, M, Boarder, single, age 19, born Islington, London; occupation: bookbinder's apprentice

3122 Crescent RoadCharles Vigor, M, Head, married, age 32, born Burmarsh, Sussex; occupation Watch maker
    Elizabeth Vigor, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Hunton, Kent
    Charles Vigor, M, Son, age 4, born Tunb Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Edwin Vigor, M, Son, age 2, born Tunb Wells, Kent
    Percy Vigor, M, Son, age 1, born Tunb Wells, Kent

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