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

23Langton CottageArthur Trodd, M, Head, single, age 24, born Newbury, Hampshire; occupation Blacksmith

23Langton CottageJames Creasy, M, Head, married, age 38, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: blacksmith
    Mary Creasy, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Frank Creasy, M, Son, age 6, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar

23Stonewall, LangtonJames King, M, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiff
    Caroline King, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Brenchley, Kent
    Wm. King, M, Son, single, age 18, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: saddler
    Emily King, F, Daughter, age 13, born Ashurst, Kent
    Ellen King, F, Daughter, age 10, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation: scholar

23CottageWilliam Hartridge, M, Head, widowed, age 67, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation: carpenter
    Mary Jane Hartridge, F, Daughter, single, age 26, born Ashurst, Kent

23Brickstone Farm, LangtonWm. Edwards, M, Head, married, age 56, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: farm bailiff
    Annie Edwards, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Wm. Henry Edwards, M, Son, single, age 23, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: shepherd
    Gertrude A. Edwards, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Ada Edwards, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Edward A. Edwards, M, Son, age 6, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Esther Edwards, F, Sister, single, age 42, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    Sarah Ann Edwards, F, Niece, single, age 29, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker
    Charles Gower, M, Nephew, single, age 23, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: labourer

23LangtonWm. Russell, M, Head, single, age 29, born Chatham, Kent; occupation Blacksmith

23Quinton Quarry, LangtonEdward Shepherd, M, Head, married, age 40, born Lindfield, Surrey; occupation: labourer
    Sarah Shepherd, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Ernest Shepherd, M, Son, age 16, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: labourer
    Alice Ann Shepherd, F, Daughter, age 13, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Arthur Shepherd, M, Son, age 11, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Rose Shepherd, F, Daughter, age 8, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Albert Shepherd, M, Son, age 3, born Speldhurst, Kent

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