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

630 The ParadeHenry Chas. Atherton, M, Head, single, age 19, born Nottingham; occupation: chemist's apprentice
    Albert G. Atherton, M, Brother, single, age 18, born Nottingham; occupation: chemist's apprentice
    Edgar Atherton, M, Brother, age 13, born Nottingham; occupation: scholar
    Sylvia E. Jenk, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: domestic servant
    Susan Valentine, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Pembury, Kent; occupation Domestic Servant

638 The ParadeJohn G. Calway, M, Head, married, age 29, born Forton, Hampshire; occupation: banker's clerk
    Emily Alice Calway, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Keymer, Sussex
    Arthur J. Calway, M, Son, age 2, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Alice Calway, F, Daughter, age 10 m, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Vashti Brack..., F, Servant, single, age 18, born Worth, Sussex; occupation General Servant

642 The ParadeHoratu J. Buss, M, Head, married, age 35, born Lyminge, Kent, occupation: draper and clothier
    Emma Buss, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Salisbury, Wiltshire
    Nellie G. Buss, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Alfred Richardson, M, Assistant, single, age 22, born Lambeth, Surrey; occupation Draper's assistant
    Thomas Cheeseman, M, Assistant, single, age 24, born Aldington, Kent; occupation: draper's assistant
    Henry Lacey, M, Assistant, single, age 21, born Canterbury, Kent; occupation: draper's assistant
    Frank Adams, M, Assistant, single, age 21, born Monkton, Kent; occupation: draper's assistant
    Edgar Jarvis, M, Assistant, single, age 17, born Bethersden, Kent; occupation: draper's assistant
    John Mackney, M, Assistant, single, age 20, born Northbourne, Kent; occupation: draper's assistant
    Sarah Miller, F, Servant, single, age 28, born Cockershill, Essex; occupation: domestic servant
    Mary Boulter, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Sweerton, Surrey, occupation: domestic servant
    Kate Walters, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Domestic Servant

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