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1881 Tunbridge Wells, Kent Census
That part of Tunbridge Wells within the Parish of Tonbridge that includes Mount Ephraim, St Johns Road, Queens Road, Upper Grosvenor Road, Hanover Road, Rock Villa Road, Culverden Street, Grosvenor Road, Culverden Square, Woodbury Park Road and Park 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

235 Mount EphraimPhebe Fitness, F, Head, married, age 52, born Beccles, Suffolk; occupation: lodging house keeper
    Alice Fitness, F, Daughter, single, age 26, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: ladies maid
    Orlando E. Fitness, M, Son, single, age 17, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: upholsterer's assistant
    Susan Seager, F, Lodger, single, age 56, born Trotterscliffe, Kent; occupation: annuitant

233 Mount EphraimEdward Thorpe, M, Head, married, age 41, born Tun Wells, Kent, employs 3 men; occupation Stone Mason
    Eliza Thorpe, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Middlesex
    Edward J. Thorpe, M, Son, age 12, born Tun Wells, Kent
    William R. Thorpe, M, Son, age 11, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Eliza S. Thorpe, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Esther C. Tripp, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Yarmouth; occupation General Servant
    Miss E. Connop, F, Boarder, single, age 53, born Bow, Middlesex; occupation: private income from dividends

233 Mount EphraimJane Alder, F, Head, widowed, age 61; occupation lodging house keeper
    Sarah Lyon, F, Lodger, widowed, age 98, born Brighton, Sussex
    Isabella Poulter, F, Lodger, single, age 81, born Aldgate, London
    Isabella M'Gregor, F, Lodger, single, age 65, born Egham, Surrey

2Osborne CottageHenry J. Howard, M, Head, married, age 48, born Streatham, Surrey; occupation: fly driver
    Jane Howard, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Henley, Oxford
    Sarah E. Howard, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Clapham, Surrey; occupation: mantle maker

22 Osborne CottageThomas Waghorne, M, Head, married, age 57, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Fly Proprietor
    Ann Waghorne, F, Wife, married, age 63, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Ellen Waghorne, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Dressmaker
    Cecil Seymour, M, Boarder, age 5, born Tun Wells, Sussex

229 Mount EphraimWilliam Templer, M, Head, married, age 35, born Marsh Gibbon, Buckingham; occupation Publican and draper's assistant
    Edwina Templer, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Lingfield, Surrey
    Sarah Windey, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Brixton, Surrey; occupation General Servant
    Arthur Dumbrell, M, Ostler, single, age 18, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: stableman
    Emily Kennard, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Farleigh, Kent; occupation: servant

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