The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Speldhurst, Kent Census
That part of the Parish of Speldhurst that includes Langton Green, Speldhurst Village, Barden Road, Bullingstone, The Hollands and that part of Groombridge within Kent
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]

Census sheets
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Sheet    Place    Census entry

15BullingstoneSilas Tutt, M, Head, married, age 49, born Aldington, Kent; occupation Farm labourer
    Ruth Tutt, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Camberwell, Surrey
    George W. King, M, Boarder, single, age 19, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: painter

15BullingstoneThomas Thorpe, M, Head, married, age 33, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation Gardener
    Elizabeth A. Thorpe, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Lamberhurst, Kent
    Thomas F. Thorpe, M, Son, age 10 m, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Albert Jas. Chiles, M, Lodger, single, age 23, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: carter

15BullingstoneWilliam Crunwell, M, Head, married, age 35, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: plumber
    Leonara Crunwell, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Riverhead, Kent
    Leonora Crunwell, F, Daughter, age 8, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Lucy Crunwell, F, Daughter, age 6, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    William Crunwell, M, Son, age 3, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Frederick Crunwell, M, Son, age 1, born Speldhurst, Kent

15BullingstoneJames Brown, M, Head, married, age 55, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: farmer
    Fanny Brown, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Speldhurst, Kent
    George Brown, M, Brother, single, age 66, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer

15BullingstoneSophia Bennett, F, Head, widowed, age 62, born Penshurst, Kent, occupation: charwoman
    Sophia Towner, F, Daughter, single, age 42, born Speldhurst, Kent, handicap: blind
    Eliza Bennett, F, Granddaughter, age 10, born Speldhurst, Kent, occupation: scholar

15BullingstoneJohn Mercer, M, Head, married, age 27, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation Farm labourer
    Helen Mercer, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Hartfield, Sussex
    John Mercer, M, Son, age 5, born Withyham, Sussex
    George Mercer, M, Son, age 2, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Infant Mercer, M, Son, age 1 m, born Speldhurst, Kent

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