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

41Holly BankEliza Alchin, F, Head, widowed, age 72, born Hitchin, Hertford; occupation: private income from property
    John Alchin, M, Brother in law, married, age 59, born Linton, Kent; occupation: private income from property
    Sarah Ann Alchin, F, Sister in law, married, age 58, born Seton, Devon; occupation: private income from property
    Rosa Newton, F, Servant, single, age 43, born Hitchin, Hertford; occupation Companion
    Philadelphia Cornwell, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: servant
    Lucy Crowhurst, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Langton, Kent; occupation: servant

41Lodge, Holly BankGeorge Wells, M, Head, married, age 29, born Kelsale, Suffolk; occupation Gardener
    Jane Wells, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Rochld, Norfolk, handicap: deaf
    Jane E. Wells, F, Daughter, age 8, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Edith Wells, F, Daughter, age 6, born Wanstead, Essex; occupation Scholar

4153 Crescent RoadGeorge Woodland, M, Head, married, age 41, born Woodchurch, Kent; occupation Fly driver
    Mary Ann Woodland, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Lamberhurst, Kent
    Jane Woodland, F, Daughter, age 14, born Ham Street, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Harry Woodland, M, Son, age 7, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar

41Calverley Mews And TapNoah Chandler, M, Head, married, age 37, born Speldhurst, Kent, occupation: gardener
    Anne Chandler, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Clare Co, Ireland
    Harry Chandler, M, Son, age 11, born T Wells, Kent, occupation: scholar
    Eveline Chandler, F, Daughter, age 8, born T Wells, Kent, occupation: scholar

41Calverley Mews And TapRichard Steers, M, Head, married, age 32, born Fulham, Middlesex; occupation: blacksmith
    Emily Steers, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: laundress
    Percy Steers, M, Son, age 11, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Maud Steers, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar

4112 Crescent RoadAlfred Baker, M, Head, widowed, age 63, born Barcombe, Sussex; occupation: lodginghouse keeper
    Emily Baker, F, Daughter, single, age 33, born Marylebone, London
    Mary Bond, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, Sussex, occupation: servant
    Kate Ellis, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: servant

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