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

36DorndenJames Harrison, M, Head, widowed, age 59, born Cocker Haven, Lancashire; occupation: retired ship owner
    Alice J. Harrison, F, Daughter, single, age 29, born New Brighton, Cheshire
    Marion Harrison, F, Daughter, single, age 26, born New Brighton, Cheshire
    Mabel Harrison, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Wallasey, Cheshire
    Emily Cecil, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Penkridge, Stafford; occupation: domestic servant
    Harriett Tobitt, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Wanlip, Leicester; occupation Domestic Servant
    Mary Robinson, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Hugil, Westmorland; occupation Domestic Servant
    Mary A. Taylor, F, Servant, single, age 22, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: domestic servant
    Ruth Fenner, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: domestic servant

36DorndenThomas Wright, M, Head, married, age 23, born Cocker Haven, Lancashire; occupation Butler
    Mary J. Wright, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Astbury, Cheshire
    Wm.J. Wright, M, Son, age 1, born Wallasey, Cheshire

36DorndenWm. Field, M, Head, married, age 24, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: coachman
    F. Field, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Newton, Hampshire

36Speeds SpringHenry Waters, M, Head, married, age 39, born Frant, Sussex; occupation Farm Labourer
    Sophia Waters, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Frant, Sussex
    Henry J. Waters, M, Son, age 14, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation Farm Labourer
    Edward J. Waters, M, Son, age 11, born Frant, Sussex; occupation Scholar
    Mary E. Waters, F, Daughter, age 8, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Rose Ann Waters, F, Daughter, age 2, born Speldhurst, Kent

36CottageGeorge Lucas, M, Head, married, age 24, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: labourer
    Martha Lucas, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Tunbridge, Kent

36High Rocks LaneJno. Pearson, M, Head, married, age 60, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation Farm Bailiff
    Sarah Pearson, F, Wife, married, age 61, born Kent
    Henry Pearson, M, Son, single, age 30, born Pembury, Kent, handicap: imbecile
    Edwin Pearson, M, Son, age 14, born Frant, Sussex; occupation Carter Boy

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