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

20Next to the Davis CottageJane Hayden, F, Head, single, age 27, born Knole, Warwick; occupation: teacher

20Next to the Davis CottageJohn Paine, M, Head, married, age 47, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: milk man
    Elizabeth Paine, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Mary Paine, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born West Hothly, Sussex; occupation: teacher
    Elizabeth Paine, F, Daughter, age 12, born Langton, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Jeanette Mcclean, F, Niece, age 9, born Lowdham, Nottingham; occupation: scholar

20Cottage & ForgeWm. Davis, M, Head, widowed, age 58, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: ironmonger
    Ane Davis, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: housekeeper
    Emily Davis, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Jno. Davis, M, Brother, widowed, age 63, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: ironmonger
    Alice Broughton, F, Granddaughter, age 5, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar

20Langton VicarageStanley A. Varden, M, Head, married, age 29, born Bayswater, Middlesex; occupation Curate of Langton Green
    Ada M. Varden, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Lewisham, Kent
    Marion E. Firth, F, Sister in law, single, age 22, born Lewisham, Kent; occupation Boarder
    Mary A. Andrews, F, Servant, married, age 25, born Clapham, Surrey; occupation: servant

20CottageRichd. Miles, M, Head, married, age 48, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
    Sarah Miles, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Wm. Thos. Miles, M, Son, single, age 18, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: carpenter

20Joint CottageHenry Gasson, M, Head, married, age 64, born East Hothly, Sussex; occupation: labourer
    Jane Gasson, F, Wife, married, age 65, born Heathfield, Sussex

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