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

448 York RoadWilliam Carpenter, M, Head, married, age 50, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: carpenter
    Emily Carpenter, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Harriett Outteridge, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation Domestic servant

448 York RoadJames G. Headlann, M, Head, single, age 73, born Bath, Somerset; occupation: clergyman
    Eliza Headlann, F, Sister, single, age 67, born Liverpool, Lancashire; occupation: private income from dividends
    Emma Ferndale, F, Servant, widowed, age 51, born Arundel, Sussex; occupation: attendant
    Mary Ozler, F, Nurse, married, age 43, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation Nurse

446 York RoadCaroline Ward, F, Head, single, age 64, born East Cowes, Isle of Wight, Hampshire; occupation Annuitant
    Clara Ward, F, Sister, single, age 60, born Isle of Wight, Hampshire; occupation Annuitant
    Kate Payne, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: domestic servant

444 York RoadReuben Thorpe, M, Head, married, age 35, born Langham, Rutland; occupation Fly Proprietor
    Harriett Thorpe, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Hayes, Bedford
    Amelia Dansie, F, Visitor, single, age 51, born Baxford, Suffolk; occupation: cook
    Eliza R. Bingham, F, Lodger, widowed, age 61, born (British Sub), East Indies, occupation: private income from dividends and property
    Ellen Ingram, F, Servant, single, age 21, born London; occupation: maid
    Susanna Saunders, F, Lodger, single, age 74, born Whitby, York; occupation: private income from dividends

442 York RoadSarah Prior, F, Head, single, age 47, born Whittlesea, Cambridge; occupation Lodging House Keeper
    Rose Baker, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: domestic servant

442 York RoadJames Pilbrow, M, Head, married, age 67, born Shelford, Essex; occupation Retired civil engineer
    Eliza Pilbrow, F, Wife, married, age 69, born Horncastle, Lincoln
    Eliza B. Pilbrow, F, Daughter, single, age 32, born Tottenham, Middlesex

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