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

158 Church RoadEmily Dupont, F, Head, widowed, age 74, born Trinidad, West Indies, handicap: deaf; occupation: annuitant
    Augustine Dupont, F, Daughter, single, age 43, born Paris, France; occupation: annuitant

158 Church RoadMarianne Coomber, F, Head, single, age 43, born Newcastle, Stafford; occupation: private income from dividends and property
    Bessie Coomber, F, Sister, single, age 40, born Newcastle, Stafford; occupation: private income from dividends and property

158 Church RoadAlice Dowse, F, Head, single, age 47, born Wright..., Lincoln; occupation: private income from property
    Maria Hawkins, F, Boarder, single, age 53, born Sherborne, Dorset; occupation: private income from dividends

158 Church RoadElisha Ashton, M, Head, married, age 84, born An American, America; occupation: private income
    Eliza Ashton, F, Wife, married, age 62, born London

1510 Church RoadJohn Crofts, M, Head, married, age 70, born Martins Town, Dorset; occupation: lodging house keeper
    Sarah R. Crofts, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Frant, Sussex
    Sarah N.C. Crofts, F, Daughter, age 9, born Lambeth, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Elizabeth J.E. Crofts, F, Daughter, age 7, born Lambeth, Surrey; occupation: scholar

1510 Church RoadJohn B. Skipper, M, Head, married, age 74, born London; occupation: clergyman without care of souls
    Charlotte Skipper, F, Wife, married, age 76, born Burwell, Cambridge

1512 Church RoadHannah Pullman, F, Head, single, age 65, born N K, Somerset; occupation Lodging House Keeper
    Ann Meech, F, Servant, single, age 30, born Mosterton, Somerset; occupation: domestic servant

1512 Church RoadMatilda Wilson, F, Head, single, age 62, born London; occupation Annuitant
    Louisa Wilson, F, Sister, single, age 61, born London; occupation Annuitant
    Alexander Melville, M, Lodger, age 14, born Bengal British Subject, India; occupation: scholar

15Pangbourne, 14 Church RoadJames Smith, M, Head, married, age 43, born Bradfield, Berkshire; occupation: lodging house keeper
    Jane Smith, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Pangbourne, Berkshire
    Charlotte M. Smith, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Elenor J. Smith, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Martin W. Smith, M, Son, age 5, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Ada M. Sweetman, F, Visitor, single, age 28, born Surbiton, Surrey; occupation: nurse
    Sarah King, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Groombridge, Kent; occupation: domestic servant
    Hannah E. Hillman, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Tiverton, Devon; occupation: domestic servant
    Esther Moore, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Brenchly, Kent; occupation: domestic servant
    William E. Tile, M, Servant, age 12, born London; occupation Domestic servant

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