The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Tunbridge Wells, Kent Census
That part of Tunbridge Wells within the Parish of Tonbridge that includes London Road, Grosvenor Road, Church Road, Mount Ephraim Road, Dudley Rad and York Road
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

7Gordon VillaHarriett M. Clowes, F, Head, single, age 50, born London; occupation: private income from dividends and property
    Elizabeth A. Clowes, F, Sister, single, age 48, born London; occupation: private income from dividends and property
    Matilda Austen, F, Visitor, single, age 60, born London; occupation: companion
    Louisa Mullocks, F, Servant, single, age 50, born Norton Manderville, Essex; occupation: nurse
    Harriett Oxford, F, Servant, single, age 37, born Birmingham, Warwick; occupation Cook
    Sarah Heath, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Withyam, Sussex; occupation: housemaid

7Rock VillaHarriett Bates, F, Head, single, age 58, born London, occupation: annuitant

7Rock VillaWilliam Jeffery, M, Head, married, age 60, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: stone mason
    Henrietta Jeffery, F, Wife, married, age 48, born London

7Rock VillaCaroline M. King, F, Head, married, age 36, born London; occupation: private income from dividends
    Ann F. King, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Walmer, Kent; occupation: private income from dividends
    Victoria M. King, F, Daughter, age 6, born London; occupation: scholar

7Brunswick Villa, Hanover RoadWilliam H. Chapman, M, Head, married, age 40, born Brighton, Sussex, occupation: private income from property
    Morris Blanche L. Chapman, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Bridgeworth, Northampton
    Blanche M. Chapman, F, Daughter, age 17, born Kew, Surrey, occupation: scholar
    Frederick W. M. Chapman, M, Son, age 14, born Humburt, Leicester, occupation: scholar
    Catherine M. Chapman, F, Daughter, age 4, born Hampstead, Middlesex
    Mary A. Morris, F, Sister in law, single, age 43, born Bridgeworth, Northampton
    Annie Best, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Norton Under Hampton, Somerset; occupation: domestic servant
    Francis H. Stonestreet, F, Servant, age 15, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: nurse

7St Augustine, Grosvenor RoadJoseph Searle, M, Head, single, age 52, born London; occupation: Roman Catholic priest St Augustines
    Mary Webber, F, Servant, single, age 36, born Near Malton, Devon; occupation Housekeeper
    Mary O. Milley, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Herne Bay, Kent; occupation: housemaid
    Annie Tribble, F, Visitor, single, age 17, born Nt Multoh, Devon; occupation Housemaid

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