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

24LangtonWm. Gibbs, M, Head, widowed, age 88, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Jane Gibbs, F, Daughter, single, age 50, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: housekeeper
    Edward Etherington, M, Lodger, single, age 37, born Eastmen, Hampshire; occupation: groom

24LangtonAmelia Butcher, F, Head, widowed, age 44, born Bishopsgate, Middlesex, occupation: laundress
    Amelia Butcher, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Brighton, Sussex, occupation: laundress

24CottageJohn Carter, M, Head, married, age 65, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Eliza Carter, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: laundress
    Hester H. Haskard, F, Visitor, married, age 45, born Maresfield, Sussex
    Thomas Haskard, M, Visitor, age 10, born Paddington, Middlesex; occupation: scholar

24Waterford CottageJames Gibbs, M, Head, married, age 40, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: plasterer
    Mary Ann Gibbs, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Chatham, Kent
    Mary Ann Gibbs, F, Daughter, age 12, born Sittingbourne, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Emily M. Gibbs, F, Daughter, age 10, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Sarah A. Gibbs, F, Daughter, age 6, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Rosina Gibbs, F, Daughter, age 3, born Speldhurst, Kent

24Waterfrets FarmRichard Brooker, M, Head, married, age 69, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: farmer
    Charity Brooker, F, Wife, married, age 62, born Wadhurst, Sussex
    Richard Brooker, M, Son, single, age 21, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Thomas Brooker, M, Grandson, age 3, born Speldhurst, Kent

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