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

58Grove Hill Road MewsJames Upperton, M, Head, married, age 52, born Tunb Wells, Kent; occupation Printer
    Maria Upperton, F, Wife, married, age 54, born High Wycombe, Buckingham
    John Upperton, M, Father, married, age 84, born Hamset, Sussex, handicap: deaf
    Dora Smith, F, Niece, single, age 13, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation Scholar

58Grove Hill Road MewsReuben Smith, M, Head, married, age 33, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: fly proprietor
    Harriett Smith, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Ashburnham, Sussex
    Lavinia Smith, F, Daughter, age 9, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Mary A. Smith, F, Daughter, age 6, born T Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Henry B. Smith, M, Son, age 4, born T Wells, Kent

58Grove Hill Road MewsJohn Jury, M, Head, married, age 24, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Louisa Jury, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Smarden, Kent
    John F. Jury, M, Son, age 4, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Stephen C. Jury, M, Son, age 2, born Tonb Wells, Kent
    Harry E. Jury, M, Son, age 5 m, born Tonb Wells, Kent

5825 Grove Hill RoadWilliam H. Joyner, M, Head, married, age 30, born Wingham; occupation: gardener
    Jane Joyner, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Hawkhurst

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