The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Tunbridge Wells, Kent Census
That part of Tunbridge Wells within the Parish of Speldhurst that includes Langton New Town and Langton Green
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

14The HoleSarah Young, F, Head, widowed, age 63, born Fulham, Middlesex; occupation Laundress
    Frederick Young, M, Grandson, age 4, born Speldhurst, Kent

14The HoleFrederick Piper, M, Head, married, age 29, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Gardener
    Mary Ann Piper, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Mary Ann Piper, F, Daughter, age 2, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Arthur Piper, M, Son, age 1, born Speldhurst, Kent

14Farnham HouseThomas Hartridge, M, Head, widowed, age 68, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: farmer
    Susanah Hartridge, F, Daughter, single, age 29, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: housekeeper
    Ellen Botten, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Tunbridge, Kent, occupation: general servant

14Little FarnhamJoseph Gainsford, M, Head, married, age 69, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: farmer
    Sophia Gainsford, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Frant, Sussex
    Joseph Gainsford, M, Son, single, age 20, born Speldhurst, Kent
    James Gainsford, M, Son, single, age 15, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Sarah Gainsford, F, Daughter, age 12, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Albert Ed. Gainsford, M, Son, age 8, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar

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