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

398 Calverley TerraceRichard Janson, M, Head, married, age 52, born Tottenham, Middlesex; occupation: private income from dividends
    Mary Janson, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Farnham, Surrey
    Gertrude M. Janson, F, Daughter, age 12, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Anne Janson, F, Mother, widowed, age 85, born Bromley, Middlesex; occupation: private income from dividends
    Harriett E.M. Clark, F, Niece, single, age 12, born Adelaide, Australia; occupation: scholar
    Phoebe Everest, F, Servant, single, age 59, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: servant
    Elizabeth Brown, F, Servant, single, age 51, born Stoneham, Suffolk; occupation: servant
    Mary J. Ellis, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Yealmpton, Devon; occupation: servant
    Charlotte Nevill, F, Servant, single, age 28, born Islington, Middlesex; occupation: servant
    Edith S. Rosen, F, Servant, single, age 15, born T Wells, Kent; occupation Servant

399 Calverley TerraceAdelaide Wing, F, Head, widowed, age 85, born London; occupation Annuitant
    Eleanor Morris, F, Servant, single, age 52, born Wateringbury, Kent; occupation: servant
    Sophia Cundy, F, Servant, single, age 35, born Colberton, Nottingham; occupation: servant
    Mary A. Burnett, F, Servant, widowed, age 62, born Tonbridge, Kent, occupation: servant
    Hannah Young, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Newhaven, Sussex; occupation Servant

3910 Calverley TerraceJohn S. Norris, M, Head, married, age 68, born London; occupation Retired Captain, 34th Regiment
    Elizabeth Norris, F, Wife, married, age 65, born Coleraine, Wiltshire
    Mary Holmwood, F, Servant, single, age 18, born T Wells, Kent; occupation: servant
    Mary Laing, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Bromley, Kent; occupation: servant

39Calverley HotelWilliam Pawley, M, Head, married, age 39, born Bromley, Kent; occupation Hotel Keeper
    Annie Pawley, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Cornwell, United States
    Ethel Pawley, F, Daughter, age 5, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Mary Hibbs, F, Visitor, single, age 26, born Ecclesfield, York; occupation: governess
    Julia Goodman, F, Visitor, single, age 17, born London
    Warner Wright, M, Visitor, single, age 33, born St Faiths, Norfolk; occupation Solicitor
    George D. Carden, M, Visitor, married, age 48, born London, occupation: merchant
    George Bloaker, M, Visitor, married, age 51, occupation: manufacturer
    Julia A. Walker, F, Visitor, single, age 25, born London
    Thos. L. Mullins, M, Visitor, single, age 44, born London; occupation: banker
    James Somerville, M, Visitor, single, age 39, born Ft William, Inverness, Scotland; occupation: banker
    Fredk. Wright, M, Visitor, married, age 50, born (N K), Essex
    Marice Wright, M, Visitor, married, age 50, born Cheshire
    George N. Shore, M, Visitor, married, age 69, born Haselbury, Somerset
    Charles Sheal, M, Visitor, married, age 38, born Ireland
    Florence Sheal, F, Visitor, married, age 25, born London
    Matilda Reeves, F, Visitor, single, age 33, born London; occupation: housekeeper
    James H. Price, M, Servant, married, age 51, born London; occupation: hotel porter
    Fanny Price, F, Servant, married, age 32, born London; occupation: servant
    Sophia Hayhurst, F, Servant, married, age 32, born Rockbn, Lancashire; occupation: servant
    Henry Good, M, Servant, single, age 25, born Rugby, Warwick; occupation: porter
    James Woodward, M, Servant, married, age 39, born Melton M, Leicester; occupation Waiter
    Sarah Edwards, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Berting Fd, Hertford; occupation: servant
    Alice J. Woods, F, Servant, single, age 36, born Cardiff, Wales; occupation Servant
    Jane Broad, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Cornwall, occupation: servant
    Kate Nicholl, F, Servant, single, age 23, born London; occupation Servant
    Phoebe Eustace, F, Servant, single, age 18, born London; occupation: servant
    Julia Cunningham, F, Servant, single, age 28, born London; occupation: servant
    Anna Preston, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Greenwich, Kent; occupation Servant
    John Ryde, M, Visitor, single, age 48, born London; occupation Retired Ship Owner
    Henry John Lias, M, Visitor, married, age 55, born Middlesex
    Eliza Lias, F, Visitor, married, age 55, born London

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