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

39Cowells PlaceJames Wen, M, Head, married, age 36, born Marden, Kent; occupation Gardener
    Eliza Wen, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Goudhurst, Kent
    Eliza Wen, F, Daughter, age 8, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Delly Wen, F, Daughter, age 7, born Groombridge, Kent; occupation Scholar
    F. F. M. Wen, F, Daughter, age 3, born Groombridge, Kent
    Jno. Js. Wen, M, Son, age 2, born Rusthall, Kent
    Kate J. Wen, F, Daughter, age 8 m, born Rusthall, Kent

39Speldhurst Cottage, in garden at HolmwoodSamuel Pope, M, Head, married, age 38, born London, Middlesex; occupation Gardener
    Mary A. Pope, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Gt Bookham, Surrey
    Edith Pope, F, Daughter, age 3, born London, Middlesex
    Samuel Pope, M, Son, age 1, born Speld, Kent

39Gardeners Cottage, HolmwoodCharles Mathison, M, Head, single, age 26, born Aberdeen, Scotland; occupation: head gardener
    Thomas Holmwoow, M, Boarder, single, age 21, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Rich. Edwards, M, Boarder, single, age 21, born E Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: gardener

39Cottage, Waggons GateRuth Rutherford Badcock, M, Head, married, age 63, born Framfield, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
    Eliz. Badcock, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Maresfield, Sussex

39Etherington Hill Rooms at C HouseGeorge Izzard, M, Head, married, age 37, born Norton, Hertford; occupation: coachman
    Mary A. Izzard, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Norton, Hertford; occupation: coachman
    Henry W. Izzard, M, Son, age 10, born Norton, Hertford; occupation: scholar
    Edwin Izzard, M, Son, age 9, born Norton, Hertford; occupation: scholar
    Herbert Izzard, M, Son, age 6, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Emily R. Izzard, F, Daughter, age 2, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Charles F. Izzard, M, Son, age 2 m, born Speldhurst, Kent

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