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

2313 Mount Ephraim RoadMary A. Peasland, F, Head, single, age 50, born Adstock, Buckingham; occupation Lady's maid
    Mary Mccleod, F, Servant, single, age 54, born Scotland; occupation: cook
    Caroline Larkins, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Egham, Surrey; occupation: housemaid

2317 Mount Ephraim RoadJoseph Fisher, M, Head, single, age 58, born London; occupation: retired stationer
    Hannah Fisher, F, Sister, single, age 62, born London
    Martha Fisher, F, Sister, single, age 60, born London
    Pamella May, F, Servant, single, age 22, born East Peckham, Kent; occupation: cook
    Emily J. Upperton, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation Housemaid

2319 Mount Ephraim RoadWilliam Tomkins, M, Head, married, age 62, born Horsmonden, Kent; occupation Labourer
    Matilda Tomkins, F, Wife, married, age 68, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation Domestic Servant
    Robert J. Tomkins, M, Son, single, age 34, born Horsmonden, Kent; occupation Cabinet Maker

23Napier HouseJohn G. Wyatt, M, Head, married, age 38, born Beckly Heath, Kent; occupation Butcher
    Sarah Wyatt, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation Lodging House Keeper
    John G. Wyatt, M, Son, age 9, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Isabella A. Wyatt, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Francis Lakes, F, Servant, single, age 58, born Horsham, Sussex; occupation: cook
    Ellen Crack, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Great L...; occupation: maid
    Emily L. Cole, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: housemaid
    Lois J.C. Scamer, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: kitchenmaid

23Napier HousePeter Bell, M, Head, married, age 83, born Haslington, Lancashire, occupation: east india merchant
    Lucy Bell, F, Wife, married, age 80, born Steer Hill, Kent
    Clara J. Baldwin, F, Sister in law, single, age 66, born Steer Hill, Kent, occupation: annuitant
    Tryphena Clarke, F, Servant, single, age 40, born Hargrave, Northampton; occupation: parlourmaid

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