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

381 Holly Bank CottagesMartha Fry, F, Head, widowed, age 73, born Lamberhurst, Kent, handicap: deaf; occupation: former housekeeper

383 Calverley TerraceJohn H. Joy, M, Head, single, age 70, born Belfast, Ireland; occupation: clergyman without cure of souls
    William B. Joy, M, Brother, married, age 80, born Belfast, Ireland; occupation: doctor of medicine
    Arminella Joy, F, Sister in law, married, age 67, born Belfast, Ireland; occupation: private income from property
    Archibald Joy, M, Nephew, single, age 34, born Dublin, Ireland; occupation: private income from property
    Anne E. Kirby, F, Servant, single, age 35, born Mansa, Cambridge; occupation: general servant
    John A. Ball, M, Servant, single, age 22, born Bristol, Gloucester, occupation: servant

384 Calverley TerraceRobert J. Starling, M, Head, widowed, age 80, born Twickenham, Middlesex; occupation: doctor of medicine
    Eliza Hope, F, Servant, single, age 45, born East Peckham, Kent; occupation: housekeeper
    Amy G. Jarvis, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Deptford, Kent; occupation: servant
    Emily M. Underdown, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation Servant

385 Calverley TerraceMary Sprott, F, Head, widowed, age 87, born Horsham, Sussex; occupation: private income from property
    Sophia Sprott, F, Daughter in law, single, age 63, born Tunb Wells, Kent
    Lucy Boon, F, Servant, widowed, age 55, born Allenton, Sussex, occupation: servant
    Ruth Dance, F, Servant, single, age 29, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: servant

386 Calverley TerraceSarah F. Bourne, F, Head, single, age 68, born Gainsboro, Lincoln, occupation: private income from dividends
    Margaret Bourne, F, Sister, single, age 61, born Gainsboro, Lincoln, occupation: private income from dividends
    Fanny Rhodes, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Marden, Kent; occupation Servant
    Emma Winter, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation Servant
    Emily Readings, F, Servant, single, age 36; occupation Servant
    Anne Hamilton, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Scotland; occupation: servant

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