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

4236 York RoadThomas Cecil, M, Head, widowed, age 79, born London; occupation: annuitant

4236 York RoadMary Cerbett, F, Head, widowed, age 75, born Rottingdean, Sussex; occupation: private income from property
    Emma Standen, F, Servant, single, age 14, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation: domestic servant

4234 York RoadAnnette Tylden, F, Head, single, age 48, born (British Subject), Canada; occupation Private income from dividends
    Ellen B. Saunders, F, Visitor, age 10, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Elizabeth Wales, F, Housekeeper, single, age 30, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Domestic Servant

4232 York RoadWalter Colbran, M, Head, widowed, age 66, born Ewhurst, Sussex; occupation: builder
    Fanny Martin, F, Servant, single, age 35, born Robertsbridge, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper
    Lizzie Card, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: domestic servant
    Mary Thompson, F, Lodger, single, age 50, born London; occupation Private income from dividends

4230 York RoadEmma F. Cronk, F, Head, widowed, age 62, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Emma F. Cronk, F, Daughter, single, age 34, born Seal, Kent, occupation: governess

4228 York RoadFrances C. Manning, F, Head, single, age 70, born London S W, Surrey; occupation: private income from dividends
    Lydia M. Manning, F, Sister, single, age 68, born London S W, Surrey; occupation: private income from dividends
    Harriett Mann, F, Servant, single, age 28, born Crawley, Surrey; occupation: parlour maid
    Kate Andrews, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Lenham, Kent; occupation: cook

4226 York RoadCharlotte Lloyd, F, Head, single, age 43, born Matlock, Derby; occupation: governess
    Mary Lloyd, F, Sister, single, age 40, born Cheltenham, Gloucester; occupation: governess

4224 York RoadEdmund Wallis, M, Head, married, age 27, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: coal merchant
    Emily Wallis, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: lodging house keeper
    Alice Wallis, F, Daughter, age 3, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Caroline Gurr, F, Sister in law, single, age 20, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: domestic servant

4224 York RoadBarbara Brian, F, Head, married, age 52, born Newcastle, Northumberland, occupation: annuitant
    Fanny George, F, Ladys Maid, single, age 16, born Sittingbourne, Kent; occupation: lady's maid

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