The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Gibraltar    The Common  Tunbridge Wells  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1840New Guide for Tunbridge Wells by John Colbran and edited by James Phippen ⇒ p. 79
1860Tunbridge Toys - Roundabout Papers No VII by William Makepeace Thackerayp. 380

Historical records

1839Tunbridge WellsTunbridge WellsGibraltar CottageColbran's Tunbridge Wells

1840HistoryGibraltarColbran's Tunbridge Wells

On the common, are two very picturesque buildings, called Gibraltar and St. Helena, the latter, the residence of Wm. Stone, Esq., and the former, the property of Edmund Bennett, Esq. is used occasionally as a lodging-house.

3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriett Akehurst, F, Head, married, age 53, born Mereworth, Kent; occupation: cookHarriett Akehurst, cookGibraltar, The Common1881 Census
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Arthur Akehurst, M, Son, age 13, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: errand boyArthur Akehurst

1889Gibraltar RocksGibraltar Rocks, Tunbridge Wells by Charles Reynolds & Co.Private collection

1900View from GibraltarView from Gibraltar, Tunbridge Wells photographed by Penn PhotographPrivate collection

1907GibraltarGibraltar, Tunbridge WellsPrivate collection

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