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

3427 Lansdowne RoadEmily Nation, F, Head, single, age 49, born Marylebone, Middlesex; occupation Private income from dividends
    Jane Ives, F, Aunt, widowed, age 80, born Battersea, Surrey; occupation: private income from dividends
    Elizabeth Ives, F, Cousin, single, age 51, born Marylebone, Middlesex; occupation: private income from dividends
    Mary Ann Cox, F, Servant, single, age 32, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: cook
    Emily Shoesmith, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Bexhill, Sussex; occupation: parlour maid
    Martha Ford, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Sturmer, Essex; occupation: housemaid
    Elizabeth M. Syer, F, Visitor, widowed, age 66, born Witley, Surrey; occupation: private income from dividends

3425 Lansdowne RoadJane Hussey, F, Head, single, age 61, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: private income from dividends
    Mary Hussey, F, Sister, single, age 57, born London; occupation: private income from dividends
    Fanny Bennett, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Tonbridge, Kent, occupation: cook
    Kate Keeys, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: housemaid

342 Garden RoadFulivar Skipwith, M, Head, married, age 71, born Barford, Warwick; occupation: late e.i.civil service
    Mary P. Skipwith, F, Wife, married, age 68, born Ansty, Warwick
    Frances A. Skipwith, F, Daughter, single, age 36, born India
    Mary E. Skipwith, F, Granddaughter, age 9, born (British Subject), India; occupation: scholar
    Fulevar E. Skipwith, M, Grandson, age 6, born (British Subject), India; occupation: scholar
    Henry Yule, M, Visitor, married, age 60, born N K, Scotland; occupation Colonel R E Retired Menber Of Council India
    Mary W. Yule, F, Visitor, married, age 39, born (British Subject), India
    Emma Eldridge, F, Servant, single, age 41, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: cook
    Rose Setford, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: lady's maid
    Emily Ketteridge, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Radwinter, Essex; occupation: parlour maid
    Fanny Hughes, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Hotlefield, Kent; occupation: nurse
    Harriet Luckhurst, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Charing, Kent; occupation: housemaid
    Mary Baird, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Langton, Kent, occupation: kitchenmaid

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