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

25The Cottage, The CommonJohn Cumming, M, Head, married, age 45, born London, Middlesex; occupation: civil engineer, F.G.S.
    Annie Cumming, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Paisley NB
    Ethel A. Cumming, F, Daughter, age 7, born Finchley, Middlesex
    Lettice E. Cumming, F, Daughter, age 2, born Finchley, Middlesex
    Mary Jane Lomax, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Balbriggon, Ireland; occupation: domestic servant
    Lucy Lomax, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Balbriggon, Ireland; occupation: domestic servant
    Mary A. Goodall, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Hampton, Middlesex; occupation: nurse
    Anne Shepheard, F, Visitor, widowed, age 58, born Cromwell, Nottingham

257 High Rocks LaneMark Young, M, Head, widowed, age 55, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation Gardener
    Elizabeth A. Young, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation Housekeeper

256 High Rocks LaneJames Clark, M, Head, married, age 48, born Bidborough, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Charles Clark, M, Son, single, age 19, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: fireman on railway

25Coach House with roomsJohn Adams, M, Head, married, age 28, born Berkeley, Gloucester; occupation: gardener
    Elizabeth Adams, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Putney, Surrey
    Mary E. Adams, F, Daughter, age 3, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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