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

20The Carlton Hotel, 9 Eridge RoadAlfred Walters, M, Head, married, age 50, born Islington, Middlesex; occupation Hotel Keeper
    Charlotte L. Walters, F, Wife, married, age 47, born St George In The East, Middlesex
    Amelia C. Warwick, F, Stepdaughter, single, age 19, born Wapping, Middlesex
    Amelia Wagstaff, F, Niece, single, age 15, born Spitalfields, Middlesex
    Jane Wagstaff, F, Visitor, single, age 23, born Spitalfields, Middlesex
    Anne Smith, F, Servant, single, age 30, born Cardington, Berkshire; occupation: cook
    Mary Ann Hodge, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: housemaid
    Ann Martin, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: school mistress
    Jane Till, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Arundel, Sussex; occupation Barmaid
    Pery. C. Snowden, M, Servant, single, age 22, born Mile End, Middlesex; occupation: barman
    Alfred T. Oliver, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: ostler
    Henry Hobden, M, Visitor, married, age 54, born Lewes, Sussex, out of business

20Roseberry Cottage, Eridge RoadElizabeth Burgess, F, Head, widowed, age 67, born Herstmonceux, Sussex
    Annie Martin, F, Companion, single, age 30, born Langton; occupation: companion
    Eleanor Stone, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: general servant

2016 Eridge RoadJohn Noyes, M, Head, married, age 38, born Bentry, Warwick; occupation Stationer
    Marian C. Noyes, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Cheltenham, Gloucester
    John B. Noyes, M, Son, age 9, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Kate Noyes, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Minnie Noyes, F, Daughter, age 4, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Alice Maud Noyes, F, Daughter, age 3, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Charles Hy. Noyes, M, Son, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Eliza Crane, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Collicote, Hertford; occupation: domestic servant

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