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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

101 Richmond Terrace, London RoadCharlotte B. Liston, F, Head, widowed, age 81, born London
    Susannah Law, F, Servant, single, age 61, born Withensfield, Suffolk; occupation: servant
    Sarah Wheeler, F, Servant, single, age 58, born Selborne, Hampshire; occupation Servant
    Harriet Waghorn, F, Servant, single, age 45, born Marden, Kent; occupation Servant
    Sarah J. Poole, F, Servant, single, age 29, born Buttington, Montgomery, Wales; occupation Servant
    Daniel Blackman, M, Servant, single, age 29, born Speldhurst, Kent, occupation: butler

101 Vale Royal, London RoadElizabeth Garmston, F, Head, single, age 54, born St Georges, Worcester; occupation: lodging house keeper
    Alexander Macqueen, M, Boarder, single, age 64, born Scotland; occupation: annuitant
    Susan Outridge, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation Servant

102 Vale Royal, London RoadPhiladelphia J. Tooth, F, Head, widowed, age 49, born St Stephens, Cornwall; occupation Lodging house keeper
    Selina J. Tooth, F, Daughter, age 5, born Frant, Sussex
    John Crawley, M, Visitor, single, age 15, born Sydenham, Surrey
    Sarah Whibley, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Battle, Sussex; occupation Servant

102 Vale Royal, London RoadHannah Plowden, F, Head, married, age 35, born Leamington, Warwick
    Cyril Plowden, M, Son, age 8, born Kohat Punjab, India; occupation Scholar
    Muriel Plowden, F, Daughter, age 3, born Peshawar, India
    Fanny Comly, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation: servant

104 Vale Royal, London RoadJonathan Avara, M, Head, married, age 51, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: gardener and lodginghouse keeper
    Sarah Avara, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Finden, Sussex
    Anne Garringe, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: housemaid
    Elizabeth Garringe, F, Servant, single, age 14, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: kitchenmaid

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