The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Tunbridge Wells, Kent Census
That part of Tunbridge Wells within the Parish of Tonbridge that includes Camden Road, Wood Street, Stone Street, Beulah Road, Lansdowne Road and Garden 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

337 Beulah RoadMary Ann Sharp, F, Head, widowed, age 62, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper

335 Beulah RoadJane Gorham, F, Head, widowed, age 45, born Plaxtol, Kent; occupation: charwoman
    Frederick Gorham, M, Son, single, age 19, born Plaxtol, Kent; occupation: groom

333 Beulah RoadJane Manderville, F, Head, widowed, age 69, born Cranford, Northampton; occupation: private income from dividends
    Sophia Manderville, F, Daughter, single, age 38, born Willesdon, Middlesex; occupation: private income from dividends
    Ellen Farmer, F, Servant, single, age 28, born Nutley, Sussex; occupation: housemaid
    Elizabeth Killick, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: cook
    Manners Ferguson, F, Visitor, widowed, age 42, born Willesden, Middlesex; occupation: private income from dividends

331 Beulah RoadFrank W. Stone, M, Head, married, age 39, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: solicitor
    Annie E. Stone, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Blackheath, Kent
    Neville R. Stone, M, Son, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Hugh W. Stone, M, Son, age 5, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Annie E. Stone, F, Daughter, age 3, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Eliza Blunden, F, Servant, single, age 55, born Mansfield, Nottingham, occupation: cook
    Mary Wimshurst, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Housemaid
    Agnes Chapman, F, Servant, single, age 28, born Ranscomb Near Lewes, occupation: nurse
    Anna M. Snell, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: nurse

3331 Lansdowne RoadOctavia A. Plumptre, F, Head, single, age 74, born East Nonington, Kent; occupation Private income from dividends
    William Bowles, M, Servant, single, age 44, born Ramsgate; occupation: butler
    Mary Minton, F, Servant, single, age 42, born East Nonington, Kent; occupation: lady's maid
    Hannah Scott, F, Servant, single, age 47, born Barfestone, Kent; occupation: cook
    Mary J. Pilbeam, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Redhill; occupation Housemaid

3329 Lansdowne RoadGeorge Hale, M, Head, widowed, age 68, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: retired timber merchant
    Alicia Hale, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born Quebec, Canada
    Lucy Payne, F, Servant, single, age 42, born Medburn, Leicester; occupation: cook
    Sarah Dicker, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Mortimer, Berkshire; occupation: housemaid

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