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

349 Nevill ParkEllen Finegan, F, Head, single, age 73, born Dublin, Ireland; occupation: annuitant
    Martha Hurley, F, Servant, widowed, age 50, born London; occupation: housekeeper
    Elizabeth Huggett, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: cook

3410 Nevill ParkCaroline Hunt, F, Head, widowed, age 79, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper
    Ann Hunt, F, Servant, single, age 47, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper

34Nevill CourtElizabeth Byas, F, Head, widowed, age 74, born Clapton, Middlesex, occupation: private income from dividends
    Marian Byas, F, Niece, single, age 28, born Up Clapton, Middlesex
    Ellen Maskell, F, Servant, single, age 41, born Harpsden, Oxford; occupation: cook
    Sarah Burt, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Cledington, Dorset, occupation: kitchenmaid
    Alice Joslin, F, Servant, single, age 19, born St Andrews, London; occupation: scullery maid
    Louisa Bryant, F, Servant, single, age 36, born Darenth, Kent; occupation: upper housemaid
    Louisa Post, F, Servant, single, age 21, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation Under housemaid
    Lucy Styles, F, Servant, single, age 38, born West Hoathly, Sussex; occupation: lady's maid
    George Helms, M, Servant, single, age 58, born Totnes, Devon; occupation: butler
    Henry J. Bridges, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, occupation: house boy

34Nevill Court LodgeWilliam F. Smith, M, Head, married, age 33, born Riverhead, Kent; occupation: head gardener
    Mary Ann Smith, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Riverhead, Kent
    William F. Smith, M, Son, age 8, born Fulham, Middlesex
    Gertrude Smith, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

34Stables & Premises, Nevill Court LodgeJohn Lott, M, Head, married, age 59, born Kirby Le Soken, Essex; occupation: coachman
    Amelia S. Lott, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Marylebone, Middlesex
    Jasper Lott, M, Son, single, age 29, born Streatham, Surrey; occupation: groom

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