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

101 Oxford Terrace, Mount Pleasant RoadJohn Wells, M, Head, married, age 37, born Hatcham, Berkshire; occupation Boot Maker
    Eliza A Wells, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Dover, Kent
    Edward J. Wells, M, Son, age 11, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation Scholar
    Florence K. Wells, F, Daughter, age 7, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation Scholar
    Elizabeth Wells, F, Mother, widowed, age 77, born Knitbury, Berkshire

102 Oxford Terrace, Mount Pleasant RoadJohn G. Lewry, M, Head, married, age 30, born Speldhurst, Kent, employs 3 men; occupation: proprietor of Temperance Hotel
    Ellen Lewry, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Stoke Newington, Middlesex
    Arthur C. Lewry, M, Son, age 5, born South Boro, Kent
    Isabella E. Drake, F, Visitor, single, age 23, born Gravesend, Kent
    Ellenor Samuell, F, Visitor, single, age 21, born Mary Tavy, Devon
    Alicia C. Ellis, F, Visitor, single, age 25, born Frant, Sussex
    Mary E. Hewitt, F, Assisant, single, age 18, born Tysoe, Oxford; occupation: shop assistant
    Emma Styles, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: housemaid
    Kate Ware, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Southboro, Kent; occupation Kitchenmaid
    Frank Puttock, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Boots (Hotel)
    Frank W. Goles, M, Servant, single, age 18, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: confectioner
    Sophia Smith, F, Visitor, single, age 56, born Shepperton, Middlesex; occupation: confectioner

103, 4 and 5 Oxford Terrace, Mount Pleasant RoadHenry D.A. Hatch, M, Head, married, age 41, born Oxford, Oxford; occupation: importer of foreign goods and stationer
    Sarah D. Hatch, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Arthur L. A. Hatch, M, Son, single, age 17, born Oxford, Oxford; occupation: watch maker's apprentice
    Henry P. Hatch, M, Son, single, age 16, born Oxford, Oxford; occupation: stationer's shopman
    Sydney T. Hatch, M, Son, age 13, born Newbury, Berkshire; occupation: scholar
    Roland V. Hatch, M, Son, age 10, born Ipswich, Suffolk; occupation: scholar
    Leila E. Hatch, F, Daughter, age 4, born Brighton, Sussex
    Berty D. Hatch, M, Son, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Leah Manktelow, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: nurse

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