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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

162 Hartfield Villa, Queens RoadHenry Waghorn, M, Head, married, age 41, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Painter
    Fanny Waghorn, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Rose Waghorn, F, Daughter, age 12, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Willm. Waghorn, M, Son, age 8, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Walter Waghorn, M, Son, age 7, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    James Waghorn, M, Son, age 5, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar

16Norwood Villa, Queens RoadEphraim J. Kidd, M, Head, married, age 35, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: employed at laundry
    Mary Jane Kidd, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: laundress
    George W. Kidd, M, Son, age 9, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Mary Digings, F, Boarder, widowed, age 71, born Rotherfield, Sussex, handicap: deaf

162 Norwood Villa, Queens RoadSarah Ann Ede, F, Head, widowed, age 57, born Blue Town Sheerness, Kent; occupation: laundress
    Ellen Head, F, Boarder, age 23, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: laundress

161 Sussex Villas, Queens RoadJames Akehurst, M, Head, married, age 40, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: painter
    Emma Akehurst, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: ironer
    Alice Akehurst, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: ironer
    James Akehurst, M, Son, age 13, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Fanny Akehurst, F, Daughter, age 11, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Louisa Akehurst, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Jonathan Akehurst, M, Son, age 2 m, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Louisa King, F, Mother in law, widowed, age 62, born Wadhurst, Sussex

162 Sussex Villas, Queens RoadHarriet Hooper, F, Head, widowed, age 49, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: laundress
    Rose Hooper, F, Daughter, age 14, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Frances Russel, F, Sister, single, age 54, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: nurse
    Occupation Dressmaker
    Occupation Former housekeeper

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