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

192 Eridge RoadHarriett Baker, F, Head, widowed, age 28, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    Mary E Baker, F, Daughter, age 9, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Edith A. Baker, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Sarah Arnall, F, Visitor, single, age 27, born Chichester, Sussex; occupation: shop assistant

192 Eridge RoadGeorge Roberts, M, Head, married, age 28, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation Gardener
    Louisa Roberts, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Newhithe, Kent
    George Roberts, M, Son, age 1, born Tunbridge, Kent

193 Eridge RoadEdward Hards, M, Head, married, age 28, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation: upholster
    Sarah Hards, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: upholstress
    Alfred Hards, M, Son, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Agnes Fagg, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: upholstress

194 Eridge RoadJoseph Barnett, M, Head, married, age 49, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, occupation: general carrier
    Emily Brothnell, F, Housekeeper, single, age 40, born Horncastle, occupation: housekeeper

195 Eridge RoadMichael Brooker, M, Head, single, age 37, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: gardener
    Sarah Ann Vine, F, Housekeeper, married, age 53, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation Housekeeper

195 Eridge RoadGeorge Guy, M, Head, married, age 28, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: labourer
    Emma Guy, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Frant, Sussex
    Frank Bassett Guy, M, Son, age 12, born Crowboro, Sussex
    Harriett Guy, F, Mother, widowed, age 64, born Ashburnham, Sussex
    Sarah Dannages, F, Widow, widowed, age 58, born Heathfield, Sussex
    Clara Dannages, F, Granddaughter, age 12, born Eastbourne, Sussex

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