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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

272 Richmond Villa, Upper Grosvenor RoadR. C. Collis, F, Head, widowed, age 65, born Dublin, Ireland; occupation: landowner
    Occupation Private income from dividends
    Ellen Skinner, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: domestic servant

271 Richmond Villa, Upper Grosvenor RoadGrace E. Williams, F, Head, widowed, age 40, born Birmingham, Warwick
    Ann M. Rock, F, Sister, single, age 38, born Birmingham, Warwick
    Fanny Horton, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: general servant

272 Cyprus Villa, Upper Grosvenor RoadJames Cramp, M, Head, married, age 72, born Coventry, Warwick; occupation: retired bank clerk
    Jane Cramp, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Kegworth, Leicester
    Maria L. Ball, F, Visitor, married, age 53, born London
    Louisa L. Ball, F, Visitor, married, age 23, born London
    Charlotte Fuller, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: general servant

271 Cyprus Villa, Upper Grosvenor RoadThomas F. Weatherhead, M, Head, married, age 71, born St George East, Middlesex; occupation Retired pensioner, Bank of England
    Catherine S. Weatherhead, F, Wife, married, age 67, born Milton, Kent
    Elizabeth Gatehouse, F, Servant, single, age 30, born Stockbridge, Hampshire; occupation: domestic servant

27Glenville, Upper Grosvenor RoadFrancis C. Pickford, M, Head, married, age 30, born Frome, Somerset; occupation Commercial traveller in millinary
    Bessie Ann Pickford, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Swymbridge, Devon
    Frederick W. Pickford, M, Son, age 3, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Francis H. Pickford, M, Son, age 2, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Arthur E. Pickford, M, Son, age 10 m, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Mary A. Bellchamber, F, Servant, single, age 31, born Southboro, Kent, occupation: domestic servant

2729 Upper Grosvenor RoadRueben H. Williamson, M, Head, married, age 65, born London; occupation Timber Merchant
    Eleanor Williamson, F, Wife, married, age 53, born London
    Rueben H. Williamson, M, Son, age 21, born London; occupation Timber merchant's clerk
    Edith Williamson, F, Daughter, age 20, born London
    Helen L. Williamson, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born London
    Edgar Williamson, M, Son, age 15, born Clapton, Middlesex; occupation Scholar
    Dora Williamson, F, Daughter, age 13, born Aldebury, Suffolk; occupation Scholar
    Isabel Williamson, F, Daughter, age 11, born Clapton, Middlesex; occupation Scholar
    Horton Chapman, M, Visitor, single, age 20, born Camberwell, Surrey, occupation: manchester agent
    Clara Martin, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: cook
    Ann Papworth, F, Servant, age 23, born Bedford; occupation Housemaid
    Racheal Hamilton, F, Servant, age 23, born Tyrone, Ireland; occupation: housemaid

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