The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Tunbridge Wells, Kent Census
That part of Tunbridge Wells within the Parish of Speldhurst that includes the Common, the Parade, Eridge Road, Hungershall Park and Nevill Park
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

323 London RoadJohn F. Noker, M, Head, single, age 39, born Cape of Good Hope; occupation Army Captain
    Leonard Allen, M, Visitor, married, age 51, born Hampshire; occupation: foreign merchant
    Mary Allen, F, Visitor, married, age 40, born Hampshire
    Cecil Allen, M, Visitor, age 8, born Hampshire
    Caroline Killick, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: domestic servant

322 London RoadPeter Martin, M, Head, widowed, age 67, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Louisa Martin, F, Daughter, single, age 37, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    Harriett Martin, F, Daughter, single, age 35, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    Emily Hills, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Crowboro, Sussex; occupation: general servant

322 London RoadHenry Field, M, Head, married, age 48, born Marylebone, Middlesex; occupation: private income from dividends and property
    Frances Field, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Bloomsbury, Middlesex
    Mary A. Stunt, F, Visitor, married, age 54, born Bloomsbury, Middlesex

320 London RoadThomas Coppard, M, Head, married, age 53, born Newhaven, Sussex, employs 1 man and 2 sons; occupation: saddler
    Elizth. Coppard, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Wadhurst, Sussex
    Samuel J. Coppard, M, Son, single, age 20, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: saddler
    David A. Coppard, M, Son, single, age 14, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: saddler
    Benjamin Coppard, M, Son, age 13, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Archibald Thos. Coppard, M, Son, age 11, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Eleanor Eddleston, F, Visitor, single, age 26, born Newhaven, Sussex

319 London RoadWilliam Powell, M, Head, married, age 62, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Fly Proprietor
    Charlotte Powell, F, Wife, married, age 61, born Bidboro, Kent
    James Powell, M, Nephew, single, age 22, born Marylebone, Middlesex; occupation Fly Coachman

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