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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

18Cottage (in rear no name), Upper Grosvenor RoadJohn Peerless, M, Head, married, age 37, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: greengrocer and cow keeper
    Sarah Jane Peerless, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Alice Peerless, F, Daughter, age 11, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    George Dann, M, Visitor, married, age 27, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: butcher
    Emma S. Dann, F, Visitor, married, age 25, born Maidstone, Kent
    Bernice M. Dann, F, Visitor, age 11 m, born Tun Wells, Kent

18Cottage (in rear no name), Upper Grosvenor RoadIsaac Oakley, M, Head, married, age 33, born Cuddington, Buckingham; occupation Coal Porter
    Sarah Oakley, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Annie Oakley, F, Daughter, age 14, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Minnie Oakley, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Isaac Oakley, M, Son, age 11, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Thomas Oakley, M, Son, age 9, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Joseph Oakley, M, Son, age 7, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Elizabeth Oakley, F, Daughter, age 5, born Tonbridge, Kent
    James Oakley, M, Son, age 10 m, born Tonbridge, Kent

18Byculla Villa, Upper Grosvenor RoadHenry Jeans, M, Head, married, age 68, born Greenwich, Kent; occupation: retired grocer
    Eliza Jeans, F, Wife, married, age 71, born Highgate, Middlesex
    Elizabeth Jeans, F, Daughter, single, age 43, born New York, America
    Alice L. Jeans, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born Woolwich, Kent

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