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]

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Sheet    Place    Census entry

3130 Upper Grosvenor RoadIsabella H. Legh, F, Head, single, age 39, born Putney, Surrey; occupation: private income from dividends
    Frances A. Legh, F, Sister, single, age 38, born London; occupation: private income from dividends
    Anne Whitwell, F, Visitor, widowed, age 73, born Great Ilford, Essex, handicap: deaf; occupation Annuitant
    Annie R. Whitwell, F, Visitor, single, age 42, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation Governess
    Emily A. Herbert, F, Servant, age 29, born St Clements, Oxford; occupation: cook
    Annie Drewett, F, Servant, age 21, born St Ebbes, Oxford; occupation: housemaid

3126 Upper Grosvenor RoadCooke Otway, M, Head, married, age 77, born Ireland; occupation Clergyman Without Cure Of Souls
    Caroline E. Otway, F, Wife, married, age 75, born Deal, Kent
    Margaret B. Backhouse, F, Niece, single, age 22, born Deal, Kent
    Esther Waterman, F, Servant, widowed, age 42, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation Nurse
    Ellen Lee, F, Servant, single, age 33, born London; occupation: cook
    Rhoda Benford, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Compton, Sussex, occupation: housemaid

3115 Upper Grosvenor RoadHenry Hotham, M, Head, married, age 70, born Dennington, Suffolk; occupation: clergyman without care of souls
    Mary Hotham, F, Wife, married, age 66, born Quebec, Canada
    Mary E. Hotham, F, Daughter, age 34, born Woodnesborough, Kent
    Ann Cook, F, Servant, widowed, age 63, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: cook
    Ann Bury, F, Servant, single, age 30, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: housemaid
    Caroline Wheatley, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: parlour maid

3113 Upper Grosvenor RoadJames Griffiths, M, Head, married, age 50, born Langhurne, Carmarthen, Wales; occupation: poulterer and fishmonger
    Louisa Griffiths, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Hastings
    Louisa Griffiths, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Llewellen Griffiths, M, Son, age 16, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Henry Griffiths, M, Son, age 13, born Tonbridge, Kent
    James O. Griffiths, M, Son, single, age 11, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Irene Offin, F, Sister in law, single, age 43, born Hastings
    Eliza Turner, F, Servant, age 28, born Brixton Hill, Surrey; occupation: general servant

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