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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

822 St Johns RoadFanny Jones, F, Head, widowed, age 45, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Edith G. Jones, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Tun Wells
    Eva B. Jones, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Tun Wells
    Alfred Jones, M, Son, single, age 13, born Tun Wells
    Elizabeth Ware, F, Sister, single, age 40, born Tunbridge
    Jane Payne, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Ludsdown, Kent; occupation: general servant
    Charlotte (Twin) Smythe, F, Lodger, single, age 57, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: annuitant
    Ellen (Twin) Smythe, F, Lodger, single, age 57, born Maidstone, Kent, handicap: blind; occupation: annuitant

824 St Johns RoadCatherine J. James, F, Head, single, age 52, born (Off Ceylon), At Sea; occupation: gentlewoman
    Mary Ann Collins, F, Servant, single, age 61, born Marylebone, Middlesex; occupation: general servant

826 St Johns RoadHarriet Mitchell, F, Head, single, age 56, born Horsham, Sussex; occupation: lodging house keeper
    Sarah Grant, F, Boarder, single, age 41, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: nurse

828 St Johns RoadIsabella Ranking, F, Head, widowed, age 70, born Pondicherry, India; occupation Independent
    I. S. Ranking, F, Daughter, single, age 40, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation Independent
    Eliza Taylor, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: domestic servant
    Jane Davis, F, Servant, single, age 41, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: domestic servant

830 St Johns RoadElizabeth T. Cronk, F, Head, widowed, age 73, born Seal, Kent
    Margaret Cronk, F, Daughter, single, age 35, born Southboro, Kent, occupation: school mistress
    Egbert Cronk, M, Son, single, age 33, born Southboro, Kent, occupation: architect
    Alice (Twin) Cronk, F, Niece, age 14, born Sevenoaks, Kent, occupation: scholar
    Eva (Twin) Cronk, F, Niece, age 14, born Sevenoaks, Kent, occupation: scholar
    Kate Woodfine, F, Boarder, age 13, born Hornchurch, Essex; occupation Scholar
    Mabel Woodfine, F, Boarder, age 12, born Hornchurch, Essex; occupation Scholar
    Margaret Ward, F, Boarder, single, age 11, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Martha Vine, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation Cook
    Rose L. Gibbs, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Canterbury, Kent; occupation: housemaid

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