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

433 Church RoadHori Pink, M, Head, married, age 45, born Stedham, Sussex, employs 6 men and 1 boy; occupation Builder and master upholsterer
    Emma Pink, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Medhurst, Sussex
    Annie Pink, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Emma Sarah Pink, F, Daughter, single, age 6, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Louisa E. Tapp, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Servant

435 Church RoadWilliam G. Wraight, M, Head, married, age 30, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Draper
    Mary Ann Wraight, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Rye, Sussex
    Jane Hoad, F, Sister in law, single, age 18, born Rye, Sussex; occupation Draper's assistant
    Louisa Wheeler, F, Visitor, single, age 18, born Berwick, Sussex; occupation Dressmaker
    Harriet Payne, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: servant

437 Church RoadGeorge R. Wraight, M, Head, married, age 60, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation Linen Draper
    Fredk. Wraight, M, Son, single, age 26, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Hosier
    Fanny R. Playfoot, F, Assistant, single, age 21, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation Draper's assistant
    Matilda Cherryman, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: servant

439 Church RoadRobert P. Hooper, M, Head, married, age 38, born Aure, Gloucester; occupation: grocer and wine merchant
    Jane Hooper, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Whitstable, Kent
    Florence Hooper, F, Daughter, age 5, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Ellen M. Hooper, F, Daughter, age 4, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Beatrice Annie Hooper, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Caroline Hooper, F, Sister, single, age 26, born Aure, Gloucester
    Henry Aure, M, Nephew, age 14, born Aure, Gloucester; occupation: grocer's assistant
    Elizabeth Tester, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Binsted, Sussex; occupation: servant

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