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

356 Harvey TownFanny Bathurst, F, Head, widowed, age 78, born Horsmonden, Kent
    Louisa Ovenden, F, Sister, widowed, age 60, born Horsmonden, Kent, occupation: ironer

357 Harvey TownJames Piper, M, Head, married, age 30, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation Farm labourer
    Sarah Piper, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Burwash, Sussex
    William Piper, M, Son, age 5, born Tunb Wells, Kent; occupation scholar
    Ellen Piper, F, Daughter, age 4, born Tunb Wells, Kent; occupation scholar
    Alice Piper, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tunb Wells, Kent
    George Piper, M, Son, age 9 m, born Tunb Wells, Kent

359 Harvey TownRichard Honess, M, Head, married, age 35, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: labourer
    Charlotte Honess, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Brenchley, Kent
    Edward Honess, M, Son, age 16, born Brasted, Kent; occupation: labourer
    Elizabeth Honess, F, Daughter, age 13, born Brasted, Kent; occupation: assistant
    Anne Honess, F, Daughter, age 11, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Rosa Honess, F, Daughter, age 8, born Catsfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Charles Honess, M, Son, age 6, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Henry Honess, M, Son, age 3, born Frant, Sussex
    Emma Honess, F, Daughter, age 3 m, born Frant, Sussex

3510 Harvey TownBenjamin Guy, M, Head, widowed, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Isaac Guy, M, Son, age 15, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Louisa Guy, F, Daughter, age 11, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    William Guy, M, Son, age 8, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar

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