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

3764 High StreetFrederick T. Banning, M, Head, married, age 37, born Pewsey, Wiltshire, occupation: clothier
    Fanny L. Banning, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Chelsea, Middlesex
    Frederick T. Banning, M, Son, age 8, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, occupation: scholar
    Nelly Banning, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    May Banning, F, Daughter, age 11 m, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Mary J. Mankteelow, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: servant
    Mercy Ticehurst, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Southborough, Kent; occupation Nurse
    William Austen, M, Apprentice, single, age 17, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: clothier's apprentice

3766 High StreetRobert Reeves, M, Head, married, age 30, born Seal, Kent; occupation: beer house keeper
    Jane Reeves, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Seal, Kent
    Maud Reeves, F, Daughter, age 5, born Egham, Surrey
    Jane Reeves, F, Daughter, age 2, born Egham, Surrey
    Elizabeth Reeves, F, Daughter, age 7 m, born Ashford, Middlesex
    Mercy Fifield, F, Servant, age 17, born Ashford, Middlesex; occupation: servant
    Henry Abbott, M, Lodger, age 39, born East Bergolt, Surrey; occupation: plasterer
    George Welwams, M, Lodger, age 24, born Windsor, Berkshire; occupation Plasterer

3768 High StreetEdward Lewis, M, Head, widowed, age 69, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: baker
    Edward Lewis, M, Son, married, age 43, born London; occupation: baker
    Esther E. Lewis, F, Daughter in law, married, age 31, born Kennington, Middlesex; occupation: assistant
    Florence C. Lewis, F, Granddaughter, age 10, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Charles E. Lewis, M, Grandson, age 6, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Selina Boorman, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Hadlow, Kent, occupation: servant

3772 High StreetSamuel R. Davies, M, Head, married, age 32, born Tetbury, Gloucester; occupation: manager of the sewing machine department
    Margarette Davies, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: shopwoman at the sewing machine depot

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