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

43Swan Hotel, 58 The ParadeClara Elizth. Semark, F, Head, widowed, age 51, born Egham, Surrey; occupation: hotel keeper
    James Semark, M, Son, age 14, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: butchers assistant
    Elizabeth Semark, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Frederick Semark, M, Son, age 11, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Charles Semark, M, Son, age 8, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Emma Hunter, F, Servant, single, age 33, born Margate, Kent; occupation: barmaid
    Miriam J. Edgington, F, Servant, single, age 42, born Shere, Surrey; occupation: hotel waitress
    Kate Allen, F, Servant, single, age 42, born Ireland; occupation: cook
    Ellen M. Hayes, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Ireland; occupation: housemaid
    Sarah K. Crittall, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: kitchenmaid
    John White, M, Servant, single, age 21, born Hull, York; occupation Boots (Hotel)
    John Waters, M, Servant, single, age 25, born Yalding, Kent; occupation Boots (Hotel)
    John M. Lomax, M, Boarder, married, age 53, born Halesdown, Worcester; occupation: commercial traveller
    Israel West, M, Tramp, widowed, age 58, born Horsbridge, Kent; occupation Tramp

4311 London RoadSamuel Grey, M, Head, widowed, age 64, born Hatfield, Hertford; occupation: merchant's clerk
    Jane E. Graith, F, Daughter, widowed, age 37, born Farnham, Buckingham; occupation: housekeeper
    Josephine M. Smith, F, Granddaughter, single, age 8, born Chicago, America

4312 London RoadWilliam N. Winter, M, Head, married, age 41, born Rotherfield, Sussex, employs 2 men and 2 boys; occupation Plumber
    Frances P. Winter, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Frant, Sussex
    Cyril W. Winter, M, Son, age 15, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Painter
    Harold C. Winter, M, Son, age 11, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Linda E. Winter, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Anne Piper, F, Visitor, single, age 42, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation Ladies Maid
    Edith Miles, F, Servant, age 14, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: general servant
    Elizabeth Ellis, F, Boarder, widowed, age 84, born London, Middlesex; occupation: annuitant

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