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

870 & 72 The ParadeGeorge Featherstone, M, Head, married, age 51, born Bromley, Kent, employs 7 men and 2 assistants; occupation: baker
    Elizabeth Featherstone, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Allice Featherstone, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Frant, Sussex
    Frederick Featherstone, M, Son, age 14, born Frant, Sussex
    Fawkes Featherstone, M, Son, age 12, born Frant, Sussex
    Frank Featherstone, M, Son, age 10, born Frant, Sussex
    Fritz Featherstone, M, Son, age 2, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Alice Kate Pepper, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Worth, Sussex; occupation Baker's assistant
    Emma Wood, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Northfleet, Kent; occupation Baker's assistant
    Ellen Colgate, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Chittenstone; occupation: domestic servant
    Alfred Hitch, M, Servant, single, age 19, born London, Middlesex; occupation: baker's assistant
    Walter Stent, M, Servant, single, age 20, born Guildford, Surrey; occupation: baker's assistant
    Alfred Adams, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: baker's assistant
    Harry Tapp, M, Servant, single, age 16, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Baker's porter

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