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

1649 The ParadeJohn K. Pain, M, Head, married, age 43, born Banbury, Oxford, employs 15 men and 2 boys; occupation: corn merchant and farmer
    Helen J. Pain, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Congleton, Cheshire
    Constance A. Pain, F, Daughter, age 9, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Dora H. French, F, Niece, age 6, born Huddersfield, York
    Stafford Keller, M, Pupil, single, age 20, born Bgham, Warwick; occupation: corn merchant's pupil
    Amy E. Wing, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation General Servant

1659 The ParadeRichard S. Henning, M, Head, married, age 65, born Axbridge, Somerset; occupation: general practitioner M.R.C.S.
    Maria Henning, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Arthur C. Henning, M, Son, single, age 23, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: medical student
    Emma Bid..., F, Servant, single, age 21, born Crowboro, Sussex; occupation Domestic Servant

1661 ParadeJames Bullin, M, Head, married, age 41, born Bath, Somerset, handicap: deaf, employs 5 men and 4 boys, occupation: master upholsterer
    Sarah Bullin, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Bath, Somerset
    Ernest James Bullin, M, Son, single, age 16, born Reading, Berkshire, occupation: upholsterer's clerk
    Sarah N. Bullin, F, Daughter, age 14, born Reading, Berkshire, occupation: scholar
    Reginald Bullin, M, Son, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Helen A. Webster, F, Niece, age 5, born London, occupation: visitor
    Kate F.C. Groombridge, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: cook
    Ann Bowles, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: housemaid
    Mary Filliter, F, Lodger, widowed, age 87, born Cheshunt, Hertford; occupation: private income from dividends
    Caroline M Adams, F, Servant, single, age 53, born Bath, Somerset; occupation: lady's maid

1663 The ParadeGeorge Abbott, M, Head, married, age 37, born Basford, Nottingham; occupation: dentist
    Elizabeth Charby, F, Housekeeper, single, age 37, born Uffculme, Devon; occupation: housekeeper

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