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]

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Sheet    Place    Census entry

29Langton New TownGeorge Goodrich, M, Head, single, age 33, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: innkeeper
    Elizabeth Goodrich, F, Sister, single, age 25, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper
    Josiah Rawlinson, M, Boarder, married, age 40, born Essex; occupation Coachman
    Ann Rawlinson, F, Boarder's wife, married, age 38, born Hampshire
    Joshua Rawlinson, M, Boarder's son, age 12, born Hampshire; occupation Scholar
    Wm.Jno. Rawlinson, M, Boarder's son, age 6, born Middlesex; occupation Scholar
    Ann E. Rawlinson, F, Boarder's daughter, age 4, born Oxford
    Celina Rawlinson, F, Boarder's daughter, age 1, born Oxford
    John Scott, M, Lodger, single, age 22, born St Johns Wood; occupation: plumber
    Henry E. Lovell, M, Lodger, single, age 19, born Kings Cross; occupation: plumber
    Alfred Js. May, M, Lodger, single, age 17, born Isle of Wight, Hampshire; occupation: plumber

29Langton New TownWm. Mercer, M, Head, single, age 51, born Brenchley; occupation Labourer

29Langton New TownCharles Palmer, M, Head, married, age 41, born Kent; occupation Baker
    Frances Palmer, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Kent
    Wm. Palmer, M, Son, age 10, born Brixton, Surrey; occupation Scholar
    Elizabeth E. Palmer, F, Daughter, age 6, born Brixton, Surrey; occupation Scholar
    Rose Palmer, F, Daughter, age 5, born Brixton, Surrey; occupation Scholar
    Jane Palmer, F, Daughter, age 3, born Brixton, Surrey
    Robert Palmer, M, Son, age 6 m, born Langton, Kent

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