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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40The Sussex, 51 53 & 55 The ParadeEdward Martini, M, Head, married, age 45, born Naturalist (N B S), Germany; occupation: hotel keeper
    Clara Martini, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Dover, Kent
    Kate Martini, F, Daughter, age 14, born London, Middlesex; occupation: scholar
    Frederick Martini, M, Son, age 12, born London, Middlesex; occupation: scholar
    Sophaine Martini, F, Daughter, age 10, born London, Middlesex; occupation: scholar
    Alfred Martini, M, Son, age 7, born London, Middlesex; occupation: scholar
    Florence Martini, F, Daughter, age 5, born London, Middlesex, handicap: dumb
    Lily Martini, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Frederick Newman, M, Visitor, widowed, age 78, born Gravesend, Kent
    Elizabeth Andrews, F, Servant, single, age 41, born Catford, Kent; occupation: housekeeper
    Susan Whittingham, F, Servant, single, age 33, born Dowling, Shropshire; occupation Cook
    Mary Leggett, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Norwich; occupation: kitchenmaid
    Mary A. Wood, F, Servant, single, age 26, born London, Middlesex; occupation Chambermaid
    Anna Dean, F, Servant, single, age 21, born London, Middlesex; occupation: housemaid
    Anna Sutton, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Ingfield, Sussex; occupation: nurse
    John Sheely, M, Servant, single, age 27, born Germany; occupation: hotel waiter
    Henry Fielden, M, Servant, single, age 23, born Rochdale, Lancashire; occupation: hotel porter
    Frances J. Walshe, F, Visitor, widowed, age 43, born Addington, Sussex
    Susan C. Keane, F, Visitor, single, age 38, born Ireland
    Ernest F. Wilson, M, Visitor, single, age 35, born Middlesex
    Sophie Jacobson, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Germany; occupation: nurse

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