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

301 Hungershall ParkEliza M. Williams, F, Head, widowed, age 75, born Kensington, Middlesex, widow of General M. Williams
    Edwin Hands, M, Servant, married, age 41, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: butler
    Suzetti Rivvire, F, Servant, single, age 50, born Italy; occupation Lady's maid
    Mary Spencer, F, Servant, single, age 41, born Everton, Nottingham; occupation: domestic servant
    Ellen Kemp, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Ashford, Kent; occupation: domestic servant
    Eliza Farmer, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: domestic servant

30Nevill Park LodgeCharles Waterman, M, Head, married, age 50, born Frant, Sussex; occupation Gardener
    Eliza Waterman, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Acton, Middlesex
    Henry Waterman, M, Son, single, age 19, born Greenwich, Kent; occupation Gardener
    Caroline Waterman, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Plumstead, Kent; occupation Scholar

30Nevill Park Lodge (Estcourt)John S. Wigg, M, Head, married, age 53, born St Pancras, Middlesex; occupation Magistrate
    Isabella E.S. Wigg, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Leeds, York
    Clement S. Wigg, M, Son, single, age 24, born Paddington, Middlesex; occupation Articled clerk
    Montague I.S. Wigg, M, Son, single, age 19, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Undergraduate
    James Maunder, M, Servant, married, age 29, born Tiverton, Devon; occupation: butler
    Matilda Bryant, F, Servant, single, age 33, born Langley, Wiltshire; occupation: cook
    Charlotte S. Banks, F, Servant, single, age 34, born Shoreditch, Middlesex, occupation: housemaid
    Mary Jane Weeding, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation Kitchenmaid
    Caroline Attwood, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Detling, Kent; occupation: housemaid

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