The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex

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1881 Tunbridge Wells, Kent Census
That part of Tunbridge Wells within the Parish of Tonbridge that includes Church Road, Vale Royal, Vale Road, London Road, Castle Street and High Street
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

29 Church RoadJohn Johnson, M, Head, married, age 52, born Derby, Derby; occupation: physician
    Ellen J. Johnson, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Derby, Derby
    Bertie S. Johnson, M, Son, age 15, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    H. Gordon Johnson, M, Son, age 13, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Sophia Bowden, F, Boarder, widowed, age 79, born Bristol, Somerset, occupation: private income
    Maria Hardy, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Ireland; occupation: parlour maid
    Annie Coles, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Portsmouth, Hampshire; occupation: housemaid
    Martha Wood, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Marborough, Wiltshire; occupation Under housemaid

211 Church RoadFrances Patton, F, Head, single, age 67, born Northenden, Cheshire
    Susannah Theodoria Patton, F, Sister, single, age 60, born Northenden, Cheshire
    Anna Maria Patton, F, Sister, single, age 56, born Northenden, Cheshire
    Louisa Collins, F, Servant, single, age 31, born London; occupation: lady's maid
    Fanny Chapman, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Hever, Kent, occupation: cook
    Harriet Coppard, F, Servant, single, age 34, born Newick, Sussex; occupation: housemaid
    William Burridge, M, Servant, married, age 53, born St Albans, Hertford, occupation: butler

213 Church RoadDorah Harden, F, Head, widowed, age 61, born Brussels Brit Sub, Belgium; occupation: private income from dividends
    Augusta Murray, F, Visitor, single, age 59, born Hambledon, Buckingham; occupation: private income from dividends
    A. Edith Hewett, F, Visitor, single, age 25, born London; occupation: private income
    Jane Cook, F, Visitors Servant, single, age 30, born Gt Coxhill, Buckingham; occupation: lady's maid
    Mary Ann Pyle, F, Servant, single, age 49, born Exmouth, Devon; occupation Lady's maid
    Eliza Estcourt, F, Servant, widowed, age 55, born Exmouth, Devon; occupation: cook
    Helena Sprunt, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Ditty Hangham, Norfolk; occupation: house and parlour maid

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