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

35Langton O Villa 2James Fayers, M, Head, married, age 36, born Groombridge, Kent; occupation: carter
    Eliza Fayers, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Sarah Maynard, F, Mother in law, widowed, age 75, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: sempstress

35Langton O Villa 2Alfred Dodd, M, Head, married, age 28, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: coachman
    Harriett Dodd, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Middlesex
    Babel R. Dodd, F, Daughter, age 7 m, born Westerham, Kent

35Waggons GateThomas Childs, M, Head, married, age 24, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Tamar Childs, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Penshurst, Kent
    Rhoda B. Baker, F, Visitor, age 1, born Lambeth, Middlesex

35LangtonGeorge Brown, M, Head, married, age 23, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Louisa Brown, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Woolwich, Kent

35Rust HouseSir Jno. Musgrove, M, Head, widowed, age 88, born Hackney, Middlesex; occupation: baronet
    Mary A. Mansfield, F, Servant, single, age 48, born Waltham, Essex; occupation: housekeeper
    John Gibbs, M, Servant, single, age 42, born Rusthall, Kent; occupation: butler
    Mary A. Turner, F, Servant, single, age 38, born Gt Hordham, Hertford; occupation: cook
    Ellen Davis, F, Servant, single, age 43, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: housemaid
    Ruth E. Randall, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation Under housemaid

35Rust HouseThomas Belsey, M, Head, married, age 50, born Ash, Kent, occupation: coachman
    Annie Belsey, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Rusthall, Kent

35Langton New TownJames Fullar, M, Head, married, age 36, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary A. Fullar, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Ashdown, Sussex
    George Fullar, M, Son, age 15, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Thomas Wilmshurst, M, Boarder, single, age 24, born Wallington, Sussex; occupation Groom and Gardener

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