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

3216 High StreetRaymond Reffell, M, Head, married, age 27, born Feltham; occupation Oil and colourman
    Charlotte Wash, F, Servant, widowed, age 60, born Steeple Bumpstead, Essex; occupation Servant
    Charles Dyer, M, Servant, single, age 18, born Ramsgate, Kent; occupation: oil and colourman's assistant

3218 High StreetHenry Gibson, M, Head, married, age 50, born Newick, Nottingham; occupation: refreshmenthouse keeper
    Mary Ann Gibson, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Pulborough, Sussex
    John Harry Gibson, M, Son, single, age 19, born Whiltham, Cambridge; occupation: auctioneer
    Lucy Ann Parker, F, Visitor, single, age 23, born Hastings, Sussex
    Mary Hall, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: cook
    Louisa Oxley, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation Housemaid
    Thos. Hill Gregory, M, Lodger, single, age 27, born Ramsgate, Kent; occupation: commercial traveller
    James Bowers, M, Lodger, married, age 71, born London, occupation: commercial traveller
    Mary Sayer, F, Visitor, single, age 50, born Chelmsford, Essex; occupation Artist

3220 High StreetFrances T. Thompson, F, Head, single, age 27, born Charlston South Carolina, United States, employs 14 hands; occupation Dressmaker
    Eliza E. Cornfield, F, Servant, single, age 32, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: dressmaker's assistant
    Sarah Chapman, F, Servant, single, age 20, born East Grinstead, Sussex, occupation: dressmaker's assistant
    Emma Fairbrother, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker's assistant
    Louisa S. Gainsford, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Bidborough, Kent; occupation: servant
    Annie M. Baldwin, F, Servant, single, age 42, born London; occupation: dressmaker's assistant

3222 High StreetFrank Aust, M, Head, single, age 30, born Bath, Somerset; occupation: master draper

3224 High StreetMaud Goskar, F, Head, single, age 33, born Kings Lynn, Norfolk; occupation: stationer
    Louise M. Frossy, F, Partner, single, age 30, born France; occupation: stationer
    Cecilia Norton, F, Servant, single, age 15, born East Peckham, Kent; occupation Servant

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