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

2711 Hungershall ParkSarah Glendenning, F, Head, widowed, age 79, born London, Middlesex, handicap: blind
    Alexander Glendenning, M, Son, single, age 38, born 7 Oaks, Kent
    Florence Saunders, F, Granddaughter, single, age 25, born Calcutta
    Rachel Heald, F, Visitor, single, age 42, born Manchester, Lancashire
    Charlotte Dyer, F, Visitor, widowed, age 52, born Chevening, Kent; occupation: private income from dividends and property
    Selina Sands, F, Servant, single, age 35, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: cook
    Harriett Allen, F, Servant, single, age 31, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation: parlour maid
    Ellen Peerless, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: housemaid
    Caroline Ashdown, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Hadlow Down, Sussex; occupation: kitchenmaid

2710 Hungershall ParkJ. K. C. Ash, M, Head, married, age 68, born Bristol, Gloucester; occupation: clergyman without cure of souls
    E. S. Ash, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Enfield, Middlesex
    T. S. Deakins, M, Servant, single, age 29, born Stafford, Stafford; occupation: butler
    H. Card, F, Servant, single, age 43, born Pounds Bridge, Kent; occupation: cook
    E. Cowland, F, Servant, single, age 28, born Chipstead, Kent; occupation: housemaid

279 Hungershall ParkAlbertina A. Meyer, F, Head, single, age 61, born Manchester, Lancashire; occupation: private income from property
    Emilie Meyer, F, Sister, single, age 60, born Manchester, Lancashire
    Fanny D. Meyer, F, Sister, single, age 58, born Manchester, Lancashire
    Frances E. Goldsmith, F, Servant, single, age 31, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: ladies maid
    Emma Blackman, F, Servant, single, age 30, born Wadhurst, Sussex, occupation: cook
    Leah Small, F, Servant, single, age 28, born Kingstone, Dorset; occupation: housemaid
    Sarah Brown, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: parlour maid

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