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

1435 The ParadeEdwin Wheeler, M, Head, married, age 35, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation Hairdresser
    Margaret Wheeler, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Scotland
    John R. Wheeler, M, Son, age 8, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Margaret E. Wheeler, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Emily H. Wheeler, F, Daughter, age 5, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Isabella A. Wheeler, F, Daughter, age 3, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Edwin W. Wheeler, M, Son, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

1433 The ParadeRichard Everest, M, Head, married, age 56, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
    Mary Hooker, F, Cousin, single, age 46, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper

1437 The ParadeErnest Charlton, M, Head, married, age 32, born Elvetham, Hampshire; occupation: seedsman and florist
    Sophia Charlton, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Clara A. Charlton, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Lambeth, London; occupation: drapers apprentice
    Florence K. Charlton, F, Daughter, age 11, born Lambeth, London; occupation: scholar
    Frank Charlton, M, Son, age 5, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Hugh John Charlton, M, Son, age 3, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Martha Durrant, F, Sister In Law, single, age 19, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: domestic servant

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