The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Tunbridge Wells, Kent Census
That part of Tunbridge Wells within the Parish of Tonbridge that includes London Road, Grosvenor Road, Church Road, Mount Ephraim Road, Dudley Rad and York Road
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]

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Sheet    Place    Census entry

3721 York RoadErnest A. Bishop, M, Head, single, age 29, born London; occupation: member of London Stock Exchange

3721 York RoadEliza Drummond, F, Head, widowed, age 65, born Wiltshire; occupation: lodging house keeper
    John Drummond, M, Grandson, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar

3723 York RoadWilliam Martin, M, Head, married, age 51, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: builders foreman
    Emma Martin, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Graveney, Kent
    Alice Martin, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, unemployed; occupation: milliner
    Ellen Martin, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: drapers apprentice
    Alfred Martin, M, Son, single, age 16, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: solicitors general clerk
    Anne Martin, F, Daughter, age 14, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Emily J. Martin, F, Daughter, age 8, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar

3725 York RoadRufus Stevenson, M, Head, married, age 34, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: poor rate collector
    Fanny Stevenson, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Southboro, Kent
    Rufus H.D. Stevenson, M, Son, age 2, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Caroline Mantelow, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: domestic servant

3727 York RoadPhilip H. Phillips, M, Head, married, age 36, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation Private income from dividends
    Gertrude Phillips, F, Wife, married, age 44, born West Indies
    Dora G. Phillips, F, Daughter, age 3, born Offley, Hertford
    Isabelle T.P. Payne, F, Sister in law, single, age 53, born Temsford, Bedford; occupation Private income from dividends
    Caroline Walsingham, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Hitchen, Hertford; occupation Nurse

3727 York RoadSophia Bank, F, Head, single, age 58, born Wadhurst, Sussex, occupation: lodging house keeper

3727 York RoadGrace A.N. Vandeluer, F, Head, single, age 59, born (British Sub), Ceylon; occupation Private income from dividends and property
    Sarah Jeffrey, F, Servant, single, age 62, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: nurse

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