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]

Census sheets
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Sheet    Place    Census entry

31Coach House & Premises, Estcourt Nevill ParkGeorge Felton, M, Head, married, age 37, born Betchworth, Surrey; occupation: coachman
    Caroline Felton, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Ipswich, Suffolk
    Caroline N. Felton, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Edith Felton, F, Daughter, age 3 m, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

311 Nevill ParkThomas Scott, M, Head, married, age 71, born Hammersmith, Middlesex; occupation: magistrate
    Anne H. Scott, F, Wife, married, age 65, born Hammersmith, Middlesex
    John G. Wuff, M, Servant, single, age 46, born Germany; occupation Butler
    Elizabeth Wright, F, Servant, single, age 41, born Shropshire; occupation Lady's maid
    Elizabeth Williams, F, Servant, single, age 29, born Wiltshire; occupation Housemaid
    Lizzie Reed, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Kent; occupation Kitchenmaid

312 Nevill ParkEllen P. Seaman, F, Head, widowed, age 65, born London, Middlesex; occupation Annuitant
    Elizabeth Pierce, F, Visitor, single, age 51, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Sarah Ross, F, Servant, single, age 71, born London, Middlesex; occupation Lady's maid
    Martha Bennell, F, Servant, single, age 47, born Tunbridge, Kent, occupation: cook
    Ann Osbiston, F, Servant, single, age 37, born Bow, Middlesex; occupation Parlour maid
    Amelia Elsworthy, F, Servant, single, age 37, born Claygate, Surrey; occupation: housemaid

313 Nevill ParkCharles Reily, M, Head, married, age 77, born London; occupation Private income from dividends
    Mary Reily, F, Wife, married, age 74, born Iver, Buckingham
    Cecil Hall, M, Servant, single, age 27, born Attercliffe, York; occupation: butler
    Catherine Dickinson, F, Servant, single, age 79, born Colham, Nottingham; occupation: housekeeper
    Helen Phillips, F, Servant, single, age 54, born Studley, Worcester; occupation Cook
    Sarah Saunders, F, Servant, single, age 34, born Homerton, Devon; occupation: housemaid

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