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

3610 Sandy LaneEli Killick, M, Head, married, age 26, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: gardener
    Mary Killick, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Staplehurst, Kent
    Mary Gilbert, F, Mother, widowed, age 57, born Staplehurst, Kent

369 Sandy LaneGeorge Couldrey, M, Head, married, age 41, born Marcham, Berkshire; occupation: coachman
    Emma Couldrey, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Huntingdon, Huntingdon
    Florence E. Couldrey, F, Daughter, age 11, born Lambeth, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    George Couldrey, M, Son, age 6, born East Sheen, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Ada M. Couldrey, F, Daughter, age 4, born East Sheen, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    William Couldrey, M, Son, age 3, born Paddington, Middlesex
    Alfred Couldrey, M, Son, age 1, born Paddington, Middlesex
    William G. Poynter, M, Lodger, single, age 17, born Keston, Kent; occupation Groom

369A Sandy LaneStephen C. Pead, M, Head, married, age 63, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation Gardener
    Ann Pead, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Frant, Sussex
    Stephen Pead, M, Son, single, age 20, born Rusthall, Kent; occupation Gardener

367 Sandy LaneFrederick Fermer, M, Head, married, age 45, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Olive Fermer, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Clapham, Surrey
    Frederick Fermer, M, Son, single, age 18, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: gardener's apprentice
    Charles Fermer, M, Son, age 16, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: garden boy
    Emily Fermer, F, Daughter, age 13, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Willie Fermer, M, Son, age 6, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    George Fermer, M, Son, age 2, born Speldhurst, Kent

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