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

31Langton New TownGeorge Arnold, M, Head, married, age 34, born Dorset; occupation: groom
    Mary Arnold, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Groombridge, Kent; occupation: former laundress
    Catrine F. Arnold, F, Daughter, age 3, born Langton, Kent
    George F. Arnold, M, Son, age 9 m, born Langton, Kent
    Seark A. Arnold, M, Stepson, age 7, born Langton, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Henry Arnold, M, Stepson, age 6, born Stafford; occupation: scholar
    Ernest C. Powell, M, Boarder, age 1, born Pimlico, London; occupation Nurse Child

31Langton New TownGeorge Hayter, M, Head, married, age 25, born Soumpton ?, Hampshire; occupation: groom
    Annie Hayter, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Newbury, Berkshire
    Ann Stapley, F, Boarder, widowed, age 75, born Leigh, Kent

31Langton New TownMartha A. Brown, F, Head, widowed, age 58, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: housekeeper
    William Brown, M, Son, single, age 28, born Groombridge, Kent; occupation: mason
    Emily Brown, F, Daughter, single, age 33, born Groombridge, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    Wm. Thomas Brown, M, Grandson, age 11, born Stroud, Kent; occupation: scholar

31Langton New TownAlex. Carter, M, Head, married, age 45, born Landrack, Scotland; occupation: groom
    Catherine Carter, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Cohina, Ireland
    Ann Carter, F, Daughter, age 5, born Mourne, Ireland; occupation: scholar
    Charles E. Carter, M, Son, age 3, born Dublin
    John Carter, M, Son, age 2, born Whitechul, London, Middlesex
    Francis Carter, M, Son, age 3 m, born Langton, Kent

31Langton New TownAbraham Still, M, Head, married, age 49, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation Farm labourer
    Mary Still, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Withyham, Sussex

31Langton New TownWm. Romary, M, Head, married, age 39, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation Farm labourer
    Harriett Romary, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Penshurst, Kent
    Jno. Romary [sic], M, Son, age 11, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Harriett Romary [sic], F, Daughter, age 7, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Ernest Romary [sic], M, Son, age 5, born Penshurst, Kent

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