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

3960 York RoadAnn Glover, F, Head, single, age 53, born Corfe Castle, Dorset; occupation: lodging house keeper
    Lucy Penticost, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Frant, Kent; occupation Domestic servant
    Harriet Penticost, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Frant, Kent; occupation Housemaid
    Mary J. Stanley, F, Servant, single, age 14, born Borough, Kent; occupation: housemaid
    David Coe, M, Boarder, widowed, age 72, born Ketwell, Norfolk; occupation: retired gardener

3960 York RoadEliza M. Cunningham, F, Head, widowed, age 73, born Ireland; occupation: private income from dividends and property
    Richard Cunningham, M, Visitor, single, age 44, born Scotland; occupation: landowner
    Annie Pratt, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Scotland; occupation: lady's maid

3958 York RoadEmma Newman, F, Head, widowed, age 36, born Flushing, Cornwall; occupation: lodging house keeper
    Jane Mapage, F, Visitor, single, age 28, born Hasting, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker
    Mary Watley, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Seal, Kent; occupation Housemaid
    Elizabeth Watley, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Seal, Kent; occupation Kitchenmaid
    Ann Brotherwood, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Capel, Kent, occupation: housemaid

3958 York RoadMary Ann Parnham, F, Head, widowed, age 63, born Boston, Lincoln; occupation Annuitant
    Isabella Browne, F, Boarder, widowed, age 50, born NK; occupation: private income from dividends
    Alexander Greig, M, Lodger, age 10, born (British Sub), Hong Kong; occupation: scholar
    Clement Greig, M, Lodger, age 7, born (British Sub), Hong Kong; occupation: scholar
    Ronald Greig, M, Lodger, age 3, born (British Sub), Hong Kong; occupation: scholar
    Winefred Greig, F, Lodger, age 4, born Blackheath, Kent
    Gordon Greig, M, Lodger, age 1, born Bickley, Kent
    Alice Freeman, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Cudham, Kent; occupation: nurse
    Mary Brodie, F, Servant, single, age 41, born Ireland, occupation: nurse

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