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

541 Church RoadCaroline Okes, F, Head, single, age 80, born Cambridge, Cambridge
    Persis Okes, F, Sister, single, age 85, born Cambridge, Cambridge
    Margaret Bleaney, F, Servant, single, age 44, born Dunchurch, Warwick, occupation: nurse
    Jane Sheather, F, Servant, single, age 28, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: servant

541 Church RoadMary Buttenshaw, F, Head, widowed, age 41, born Benson, Oxford, occupation: bookseller and stationer
    Edith A. Buttenshaw, F, Daughter, age 10, born St Leonards, Sussex, occupation: scholar
    Ellen Pattenden, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: servant

5Silwood Mews, Church RoadWilliam Waghorn, M, Head, married, age 42, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Fly Driver
    Mary Ann Waghorn, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Scotland
    Anna Claydon, F, Visitor, single, age 74, born London

5Silwood House, 45 Church RoadAnna Cove, F, Head, widowed, age 50, born Romford, Essex; occupation: housekeeper
    William T. Cove, M, Son, single, age 34, born Hornchurch, Essex; occupation: school master
    George E. Cove, M, Son, single, age 32, born Hornchurch, Essex; occupation: school master
    George Wood, M, Scholar, age 16, born Tunis British Subject; occupation Scholar
    Henri L. Samuel, M, Scholar, age 16, born Sydney, Australia; occupation: scholar
    Francis J. Wheeler, M, Scholar, age 17, born East Peckham, Kent, handicap: deaf; occupation Scholar
    Arthur W. Wheeler, M, Scholar, age 13, born East Peckham, Kent; occupation Scholar
    William Westall, M, Scholar, age 15, born Croydon, Surrey; occupation Scholar
    Sebert S. Cutter, M, Scholar, age 15, born Twickenham, Middlesex; occupation: scholar
    Dawes Swinhoe, M, Scholar, age 15, born Calcutta; occupation: scholar
    William Wrentmore, M, Scholar, age 12, born Chelsea, Middlesex; occupation Scholar
    Frank Haylarr, M, Scholar, age 10, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Sydney Haylarr, M, Scholar, age 9, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Augustine E. Crowder, M, Scholar, single, age 22, born Dunce, Scotland; occupation: tutor
    Emma Tipper, F, Servant, single, age 64, born Romford, Essex; occupation Housekeeper
    Edith Cotterill, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Brentwood, Essex; occupation: housemaid
    Jane Pearce, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation Cook

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