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

32Langton New TownHenry Breathing, M, Head, married, age 31, born Crowboro, Kent, occupation: engine driver
    Martha Breathing, F, Wife, married, age 20, born Penshurst, Kent
    Florence J. Breathing, F, Daughter, age 1, born Ticehurst, Sussex

32Langton New TownWm. Brown, M, Head, married, age 61, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Maria Brown, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Penshurst, Kent
    Jane Brown, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: works at paper mill
    Elizabeth Brown, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Mary Brown, F, Daughter, age 10, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Sarah Brown, F, Daughter, age 6, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Wm. Carter, M, Uncle, single, age 45, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer

32Langton New TownThomas Edwards, M, Head, married, age 50, born E Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: platelayer
    Harriett Edwards, F, Wife, married, age 48, born E Grinstead, Sussex
    Harriett Edwards, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Edward Edwards, M, Son, age 9, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Emma Edwards, F, Daughter, age 6, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Archibald Edwards, M, Son, age 1, born Speldhurst, Kent

32Langton New TownWm. Fielder, M, Head, married, age 26, born Shorne, Kent; occupation: police constable
    Emma Fielder, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Crockham Hill, Kent
    Emma Fielder, F, Daughter, age 2, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Wm. Fielder, M, Son, age 1, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Elizabeth Sparks, F, Sister in law, single, age 23, born Crockham Hill, Kent; occupation: cook

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