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

2032 London RoadAlfred Caffyn, M, Head, widowed, age 49, born Horsham, Sussex, employs 8 men; occupation: road and rail carrier
    Emma Caffyn, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Sarah Hickmott, F, Aunt, widowed, age 67, born Maidstone, Kent
    Jane Dedman, F, Visitor, single, age 49, born Limpsfield, Surrey
    Emily Card, F, Visitor, single, age 22, born Frant, Sussex

201 Revesby Place, London RoadFrederick C. Smith, M, Head, married, age 32, born Greenwich, Kent; occupation: railway booking clerk
    Elizabeth A. Smith, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Dublin, Ireland; occupation: lodginghouse keeper
    Mayard M. Smith, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Llantillio Prtholey, Monmouth; occupation: servant
    Marian Webb, F, Lodger, married, age 43, born Brickwick, Wales
    Marian Webb, F, Lodger, single, age 21, born Paris British Subject

201 Bath House, London RoadWilliam Cramp, M, Head, married, age 67, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: riding master
    Caroline Cramp, F, Wife, married, age 66, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Eliza Tuck, F, Daughter, widowed, age 40, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: riding mistress
    Henry Tuck, M, Grandson, single, age 21, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: former wine assistant
    Harriet Cowell, F, Visitor, single, age 18, born St Ives, Huntingdon
    Hester Breakfield, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, occupation: servant

202 Bath House, London RoadBeatrice Seaver, F, Head, married, age 57, born Wales
    Sarah Greenfield, F, Servant, single, age 32, born Sompting, Sussex; occupation: lady's maid

202 Bath House, London RoadElizabeth Churcher, F, Head, widowed, age 61, born West Ferring, Sussex; occupation: private income from dividends
    Blanche Churcher, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born West Wickham, Kent

202 Bath House, London RoadJames Heywood, M, Head, married, age 75, born Croydon, Surrey; occupation: lodginghouse keeper
    Harriett Heywood, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Mary Styles, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: servant
    Jane Morley, F, Visitor, widowed, age 70, born Durham; occupation: retired dairyman

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