The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Tunbridge Wells, Kent Census
That part of Tunbridge Wells within the Parish of Tonbridge that includes Upper Grosvenor Road, Goods Station Road, Belgrave Road, Tunnel Road and Hill 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

216 Upper Grosvenor RoadElizabeth Ford, F, Head, single, age 58, born Warlingham, Surrey; occupation: annuitant
    Mary Ann Ford, F, Sister, single, age 52, born Warlingham, Surrey; occupation: annuitant
    Hannah Burr, F, Servant, single, age 31, born Hackney, Middlesex; occupation: cook

214 Upper Grosvenor RoadCharlotte Mary Lakeman, F, Head, widowed, age 70, born Bermondsey S.E.; occupation: annuitant
    Mary Lakeman, F, Daughter, single, age 42, born Camberwell, Surrey; occupation: annuitant
    Harriett Louisa Ovenden, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Cook
    Harriett Welsh, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Bullbrook, Berkshire; occupation Housemaid

212 Upper Grosvenor RoadPhilip Ellis, M, Head, married, age 28, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: draper and silk mercer
    Louisa Ellis, F, Wife, married, age 26, born London
    Gertrude Louisa Ellis, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Alice Mildred Ellis, F, Daughter, single, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Sydney Philip James Ellis, M, Son, single, age 4 m, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Sophia Ann Bolten, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, occupation: cook
    Mercy Humphrey, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Under nurse
    Catherine Hubbard, F, Servant, single, age 28, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: nurse

210 Upper Grosvenor RoadJames Riley Greenway, M, Head, married, age 42, born Warwick; occupation: doctor of medicine
    Laura Anna Greenway, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Gloucester
    Thos. J.K. Kelynge Greenway, M, Son, single, age 14, born Sandy, Bedford; occupation: scholar
    Sarah Lauretta Greenway, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Scotland; occupation: scholar
    Harriet Pratt, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: domestic servant

2Meadow Villa, Meadow RoadCecilia Kemble, F, Head, widowed, age 59, born Cheltenham; occupation: private income from dividends
    Jane Farnworth, F, Visitor, widowed, age 60, born Hampstead, Middlesex; occupation: dressmaker
    Eliza Farnworth, F, Visitor, single, age 23, born Marylebone; occupation: milliner
    Emma Wrifield, F, Servant, single, age 30, born Southwark; occupation Domestic servant

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