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

18Coachhouse with rooms over, The CommonGeorge Killick, M, Head, married, age 38, born Hellingly, Sussex [mix up with wife - should be Ashurst, Kent]; occupation: ostler
    May Killick, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Ashurst, Kent [mix up with husband - should be Hellingly, Sussex]
    George Killick, M, Son, age 12, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Elizabeth Killick, F, Daughter, age 9, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Jane Killick, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Arthur Killick, M, Son, age 4, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

18Coachhouse with rooms over, The CommonStephen Card, M, Head, married, age 72, born Bidboro, Kent; occupation: porter
    Mary Card, F, Wife, married, age 70, born Penshurst, Kent

18York Cottage, The CommonGertrude Young, F, Head, single, age 21, born Lingfield, Surrey; occupation Swan Hotel book keeper
    Ellen Saunders, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: hotel waitress
    Mary A. Bridgland, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Hartfield, Sussex, occupation: housemaid

1826 Back of The ParadeCaroline King, F, Head, married, age 52, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Georgina King, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    Frederick A. King, M, Son, single, age 19, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: stationer's assistant
    Emmy Smith, F, Niece, single, age 11, born Paddington, Middlesex; occupation: scholar

1820 Back of The ParadeFanny Anderson, F, Head, single, age 23, born Paddington, Middlesex; occupation: shop assistant
    Rose Mowcombe, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: domestic servant

181 Eridge RoadThomas Burr, M, Head, married, age 62, born East Peckham, Kent; occupation: painter and glazier
    Sarah Burr, F, Wife, married, age 62, born Frant, Sussex
    Walter Burr, M, Son, single, age 29, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: baker
    Albert Wm. Burr, M, Son, single, age 25, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: seaman r.n.
    Emily Burr, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: shop assistant
    Julian Burr, M, Son, single, age 19, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: plumber
    Marcellus Burr, M, Son, single, age 18, born Speldhurst, Kent

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