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

288 Hungershall ParkAnna M. Simer, F, Head, single, age 37, born Islington, Middlesex; occupation: private income from dividends
    Jane Ward, F, Servant, single, age 58, born Cheshunt, Hertford; occupation Lady's maid
    Sarah Constable, F, Servant, single, age 50, born Shoreditch, Middlesex; occupation: cook
    Emma Cooper, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Ashurst Wood, Sussex; occupation: parlourmaid
    Birtha Smith, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Dublin Island Bridge Barracks; occupation: housemaid

287 Hungershall ParkSeptimus Scott, M, Head, married, age 70, born Hammersmith, Middlesex; occupation: retired member of the Madras civil service
    Anna L. Scott, F, Wife, married, age 37, born (British Subject), France
    William Franklin, M, Servant, married, age 40, born Pleaty, Shropshire; occupation: butler
    Sarah Barton, F, Servant, single, age 51, born Warrington, Suffolk, occupation: housekeeper
    Henrietta Maxwell, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Bath, Somerset; occupation: lady's maid
    Esther Emery, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Great Waltham, Essex; occupation: housemaid
    Harriett Hollamby, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Lockington, York; occupation: kitchenmaid

286 Hungershall ParkMargaret James, F, Head, single, age 51, born Exeter, Devon; occupation: annuitant
    Dorothea M.C. James, F, Niece, age 7, born Westminster, Middlesex
    Jane Franklin, F, Servant, widowed, age 65, born Chevening, Kent; occupation: housekeeper
    Caroline Franklin, F, Servant, single, age 35, born Aldgate, Middlesex, handicap: blind; occupation: general servant
    Pleasent S. Caspall, F, Servant, single, age 31, born Dover, Kent; occupation: nurse
    Annie C. Elen, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Rusthall, Kent; occupation: housemaid

285 Hungershall ParkHenry M. Rogers, M, Head, married, age 41, born 7 Oaks, Kent; occupation: bengal civil service and retired licenced corn merchant
    Rosa J. Rogers, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Edinburgh, Scotland
    William J. Dean, M, Servant, married, age 34, born Harefield, Middlesex; occupation: butler
    Lucy Dean, F, Servant, married, age 32, born Cippenham, Berkshire; occupation: cook
    Hester Welfore, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation Lady's maid
    Beatrice Hart, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Helhoughton, Norfolk; occupation: housemaid

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