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

17CottageHenry Gibbs, M, Head, married, age 61, born Tunb Wells, Kent; occupation: bricklayer
    Eleanor Gibbs, F, Wife, married, age 67, born Tunb Wells, Kent
    Sarah Anscombe, F, Wife's Sister, single, age 76, born Tunb Wells, Kent; occupation: boarder

17Butchers Shop, LangtonJohn B. Tompsett, M, Head, married, age 37, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Butcher
    Fanny Tompsett, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Cowden, Kent
    Frank J. Tompsett, M, Son, age 2, born Langton, Kent
    Edith Jane Tompsett, F, Daughter, age 1 m, born Langton, Kent
    Albert R. Foard, M, Servant, single, age 24, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: butcher's assistant
    Harriett Waters, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation Servant

17Grocers ShopJno. Turner, M, Head, widowed, age 51, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: grocer and draper
    Mary Turner, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Fanny Sara Watson, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Roberts Bridge, Sussex; occupation Housekeeper
    Elizabeth Emily Kemp, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: domestic servant

17Private HouseJoseph Turner, M, Head, single, age 49, born Langton, Kent; occupation: grocer
    Elizabeth Woodham, F, Cousin, single, age 63, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: housekeeper
    Florence Milton, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: general servant

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