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

2220 Eridge RoadAlfred Collins, M, Head, married, age 43, born Bow, Middlesex; occupation: merchant's clerk
    Charlotte A. Collins, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Islington, Middlesex
    Emily C. Collins, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Bow, Middlesex
    Arthur J. Collins, M, Son, age 12, born Bow, Middlesex
    Eliza A. Collins, F, Daughter, age 9, born Bow, Middlesex
    James W. Collins, M, Son, age 4, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

2221 Eridge RoadFrederick Russell, M, Head, married, age 62, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation School master
    Ellen Russell, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Speldhurst, Kent, handicap: blind
    Jessie Russell, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Norah Neville, F, Visitor, single, age 29, born Dublin, Ireland; occupation: not known

2222 Eridge RoadConrad E. Clarke, M, Head, married, age 29, born ...worth, Gloucester; occupation: professor of music
    Lucy Alice Clarke, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Cheltenham, Gloucester
    Ann Willis, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation Domestic Servant

2223 Eridge RoadCharles L. Coppard, M, Head, married, age 44, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: private income from dividends
    Julia Smith Coppard, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Liverpool
    Elizabeth R. Coppard, F, Sister, single, age 36, born Brighton, Sussex

2224 Eridge RoadGeorge Wheeler, M, Head, married, age 40, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Fishmonger
    Lucy E. Wheeler, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Westminster, Middlesex
    George Wheeler, M, Son, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Ernest E. Wheeler, M, Son, age 5, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Ann Hodd, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Northiam, Sussex; occupation: general servant

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