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

2935 Dudley RoadElizabeth Carter, F, Head, single, age 34, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation: private income from dividends

2935 Dudley RoadRachel Thurgood, F, Head, married, age 46, born Chippenham, Cambridge
    Jane Thurgood, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Hemel Hempstead, Hertford; occupation School Mistress
    Alice Thurgood, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Hemel Hempstead, Hertford; occupation Mantle Maker
    George French, M, Boarder, age 10, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar

2937 Dudley RoadMary Brewer, F, Head, widowed, age 64, born Newbury, Berkshire, occupation: retired governess
    Caroline L. Brewer, F, Daughter, single, age 30, born Kineton, Warwick, occupation: governess
    Florence T. Brewer, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born Newport, Hampshire, occupation: governess
    Emily E. Wison, F, Boarder, age 12, born Broomhill, Kent

2939 Dudley RoadJohn Simpson, M, Head, married, age 70, born Clay Mill, Stafford; occupation: artist
    Mary Simpson, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Marlborough, Wiltshire
    Mary S. Ward, F, Boarder, single, age 38, born Hackney, Middlesex; occupation Retired housekeeper
    Fanny Glover, F, Boarder, single, age 27, born Hever, Kent; occupation: retired housekeeper

2941 Dudley RoadFrederick Miles, M, Head, married, age 36, born St Pancras, Middlesex; occupation: tobacconist
    Annie Miles, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Canterbury, Kent
    Clara Miles, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Canterbury, Kent; occupation: teacher of music
    Edith A. Miles, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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