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

2713 Dudley RoadWilliam Healkeling, M, Head, married, age 49, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: builder
    Harriet Healkeling, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Alford, Kent
    James Healkeling, M, Son, age 14, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Richard Healkeling, M, Son, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Charles Hooper, M, Nephew, age 8, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Ann Spergin, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: domestic servant

2715 Dudley RoadZaccheus Ferryman, M, Head, married, age 58, born Wolvey, Warwick; occupation: ostler and fly driver
    Mary Ann Ferryman, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Crediton, Devon; occupation: lodging house keeper
    Anne H. Ferryman, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born London; occupation: assistant lodging house keeper
    Mary G. Ferryman, F, Daughter, age 13, born London; occupation: scholar

2715 Dudley RoadGeorge Jackman, M, Head, widowed, age 56, born Fareham, Hampshire; occupation: retired jeweller and silversmith
    Alice J. Jackman, F, Daughter, age 15, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Thomas Martin, M, Lodger, widowed, age 69, born Wimbledon, Surrey, unemployed; occupation: coachman

2717 Dudley RoadJames Russell, M, Head, married, age 53, born Liverpool, Lancashire; occupation Upholsterer's manager
    Emily E. Russell, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Cheltenham, Gloucester
    Agnes D. Russell, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Cheltenham, Gloucester

2719 Dudley RoadJoseph Carr, M, Head, married, age 61, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: grocer
    Mary E. Carr, F, Wife, married, age 62, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Harriett Carr, F, Daughter, single, age 30, born Frant, Sussex
    Joseph Carr, M, Son, single, age 24, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: grocer's assistant
    Mahala Clerk, F, Servant, single, age 33, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: domestic servant

2721 Dudley RoadEmily Dann, F, Head, widowed, age 48, born East Peckham, Kent; occupation: private income from property
    Henry Dann, M, Son, age 7, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Matilda Hodges, F, Sister, single, age 49, born East Peckham, Kent; occupation: private income from property
    Harry T. Crofts, M, Boarder, single, age 25, born Pontefact, York; occupation: lieutenant, Royal Artillery
    Orpah Coates, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Cowden, Kent, occupation: domestic servant

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