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

4056 York RoadJames Hollman, M, Head, widowed, age 59, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: Tunbridgeware maker
    Ellen C. Cook, F, Housekeeper, single, age 44, born Ipswich, Suffolk; occupation: housekeeper
    Emily Goldsmitt, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: domestic servant

4056 York RoadGertrude Kiddle, F, Head, married, age 36, born Newfoundland British Subject
    Helena Kiddle, F, Daughter, age 10, born Lee, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Constance Kiddle, F, Daughter, age 6, born Rock Ferry, Cheshire; occupation: scholar
    Kerraeon Kiddle, M, Son, age 4, born South Sea, Hampshire
    Ada Webb, F, Nurse, single, age 18, born Plumstead, Kent; occupation Nurse

4054 York RoadSarah A. Everest, F, Head, widowed, age 44, born Westminster, Middlesex; occupation: lodging house keeper
    Walter Everest, M, Son, age 12, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Edith A. Everest, F, Daughter, age 9, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Barbara Holness, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Hever, Kent; occupation: domestic servant

4054 York RoadAlexander S. Donaldson, M, Head, married, age 63, born Leamington, Hampshire; occupation: colonel british army
    Eliza Donaldson, F, Wife, married, age 59, born London

4052 York RoadEliza Joslin, F, Head, single, age 48, born Braintree, Essex; occupation: former servant
    William Joslin, M, Son, age 5, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Walter Joslin, M, Son, age 3, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Jane Joslin, F, Niece, age 10, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Edith Joslin, F, Niece, age 8, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar

4050 York RoadThomas Harris, M, Head, married, age 41, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: carpenter
    Sarah Harris, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Pampisford, Cambridge
    Julia Smith, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: domestic servant

4050 York RoadMary Ann Shepard, F, Head, single, age 56, born Kennington, Middlesex; occupation: private income from dividends
    Eliza Shepard, F, Sister, single, age 50, born Kennington, Middlesex; occupation: private income from dividends
    Hephzibah Grant, F, Companion, widowed, age 68, born Bermondsey, Middlesex; occupation: companion
    Anna Brown, F, Lodger, single, age 65, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: annuitant

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