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

4320 York RoadFanny E. Barker, F, Head, widowed, age 42, born London, occupation: lodging house keeper
    Joseph Barker, M, Son, age 10, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, occupation: scholar
    Sarah J. Martin, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: domestic servant

4320 York RoadThomas Rowe, M, Head, married, age 32, born St Marys Le Bow, London; occupation Photographer
    Catherine M. Rowe, F, Wife, married, age 30, born St Georges, London
    Maud Rowe, F, Daughter, age 6, born Eastbourne, Sussex; occupation Scholar

4318 York RoadArthur Cronk, M, Head, married, age 37, born Southboro, Kent, occupation: clergyman without care of souls
    Catherine M. Cronk, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Nympsfield, Gloucester
    Elizabeth Edwards, F, Servant, widowed, age 40, born Stratton, Gloucester; occupation: domestic servant

4316 York RoadThomas Young, M, Head, married, age 39, born Water Eaton, Buckingham; occupation Ironmonger
    Sarah Young, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Littleworth, Berkshire
    Winefred H. Edwards, F, Servant, age 14, born Hurst Green, Sussex; occupation: domestic servant

4314 York RoadEllen S. Martin, F, Head, single, age 44, born Newberry, Berkshire; occupation: school principal
    Jean Phelp, F, Governess, single, age 19, born Scotland; occupation Governess
    Mary S. Burge, F, Pupil, age 13, born London; occupation: scholar
    Evangeline A. Smith, F, Pupil, age 11, born London; occupation: scholar
    Eliza M. Vidler, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Tenterden, Kent; occupation Cook
    Harriete Lovekin, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Horsham, Sussex; occupation: housemaid

4312 York RoadFrancis Osborne, M, Head, widowed, age 66, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation Lodging House Keeper
    Ada Osborne, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Housekeeper

4312 York RoadMary Ann York, F, Head, widowed, age 90, born Woolwich, Kent; occupation Private income from dividends
    Mary York, F, Daughter, single, age 64, born West Indies; occupation Private income from dividends
    Henrietta Fisher, F, Lodger, single, age 61, born Hull, York; occupation: private income from property
    Jane Bastow, F, Lodger, single, age 64, born Grantham, Lincoln, occupation: private income from dividends

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