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

2325 Eridge RoadBenjamin Colls, M, Head, married, age 76, born St Andrews, London, occupation: retired draper
    Anne Colls, F, Wife, married, age 70, born St Giles, Oxford
    Sarah A. Colls, F, Daughter, single, age 30, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Charlotte A. Colls, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Elizabeth Yolland, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Hatherleigh, Devon; occupation Domestic Servant
    Ann Histed, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: domestic servant

2326 Eridge RoadCharles Harwood, M, Head, married, age 40, born Kensington, London; occupation: hosier
    Mary Harwood, F, Wife, married, age 43, born St Pancras, London
    Nellie Hughes, F, Niece, age 9, born Pensylvannia, America
    Edith Francis, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Hildenboro, Kent; occupation: domestic servant

2327 Eridge RoadRalph Simmonds, M, Head, single, age 21, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: clothier
    Ellen Hill, F, Sister, single, age 39, born Gt Chart St, Kent; occupation: assistant housekeeper
    Sophia Still, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation General Servant

2328 Eridge RoadHenry Dainton, M, Head, married, age 47, born Dursley, Gloucester; occupation: brewer's agent
    Anne Dainton, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Kington, Hampshire
    Frank N. Dainton, M, Son, single, age 16, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: wine merchant's apprentice
    Charles H. Dainton, M, Son, age 15, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Charlotte L. Dainton, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Arthur E. Dainton, M, Son, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Agnes Thorne, F, Servant, single, age 28, born Leigh, Kent; occupation Domestic Servant

2329 Eridge RoadJames W. Wicks, M, Head, married, age 29, born Grantham, Lincoln; occupation Locomotive Foreman
    Ellen Wicks, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Leamington, Sussex
    Ellen A. Wicks, F, Daughter, age 2, born Horsham, Sussex
    James R. Wicks, M, Son, age 4 m, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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