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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

7Glynlee Stables, Clarence RoadDavid Ritchings, M, Head, single, age 27, born Longworth, Berkshire; occupation Coachman

7South Lawn, 2 Clarence RoadGeorge Cheverton, M, Head, married, age 39, born Newport, Isle of Wight, Hampshire; occupation: chemist
    Ellie Cheverton, F, Wife, married, age 36, born St Stephens, Cornwall
    Ellen G. Cheverton, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Mabel E. Cheverton, F, Daughter, age 10, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Beatrice G. Cheverton, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Courtenay G. Cheverton, M, Son, age 3, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Ellen Anne Goss, F, Niece, single, age 22, born Torquay, Devon
    Caroline Martin, F, Servant, single, age 35, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: nurse
    Sarah Williams, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Ensford, Kent; occupation Housemaid
    Ann Guy, F, Servant, single, age 34, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: cook

71 Thorngrove, 3 Clarence RoadEllen Rawlins, F, Head, widowed, age 60, born Kent
    Ellen Rawlins Pace, F, Niece, single, age 31, born Milton, Kent
    Elizabeth Mote, F, Servant, single, age 56, born Eastry, Kent; occupation: parlour maid
    Emma Mercer, F, Servant, single, age 21, born East Peckham, Kent; occupation Housemaid

72 Thorngrove, 4 Clarence RoadHenry C. Wisdom, M, Head, married, age 56, born Dublin, Ireland; occupation Retired Merchant
    Jane E. Wisdom, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Newstrop, Oxford
    Agnes Mercer, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Sarah Gorridge, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Burwash, Sussex

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