The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex

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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]

Census sheets
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Sheet    Place    Census entry

7Grange CottageHenry Harman, M, Head, married, age 39, born Icklesham, Sussex; occupation: coachman
    Hannah Harman, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Maidstone, Kent
    Henry Harman, M, Son, age 13, born Linton, Kent
    Edith Harman, F, Daughter, age 11, born Linton, Kent
    Charles R. Harman, M, Son, age 9, born Linton, Kent
    Fanny J. Harman, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tun Wells, Kent
    May E.M. Harman, F, Daughter, age 4, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Mary L. Harman, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tun Wells, Kent

716 St Johns RoadJane Knight, F, Head, widowed, age 62, born Dorset, employs 3 men; occupation: blacksmith
    John Knight, M, Son, single, age 33, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: manager of blacksmith business
    Annie Knight, F, Daughter, single, age 29, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: teacher of music

718 St Johns RoadJohn Mason, M, Head, married, age 52, born Westminster, London, employs 10 men and 3 boys; occupation: master plasterer
    Anna Mason, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Brighton, Sussex
    John Mason, M, Son, single, age 18, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Eliza Mason, F, Daughter, age 17, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Walter Mason, M, Son, age 13, born Tun Wells, Kent
    George F.F. Walker, M, Lodger, single, age 43, born Sandwich, Kent; occupation Brewer's cashier and managing clerk

720 St Johns RoadGeorge Winnifrith, M, Head, married, age 52, born Groombridge, Kent, emplopys 18 men and an apprentice; occupation Decorator
    Fanny Winnifrith, F, Wife, married, age 52, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    Ada Winnifrith, F, Daughter, age 14, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Maud Winnifrith, F, Daughter, age 10, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Eliza Holmes, F, Servant, single, age 32, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: domestic servant
    Emma Sutton, F, Visitor, widowed, age 80, born Bernus St, London

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