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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

3211 Upper Grosvenor RoadMary A. Burnett, F, Head, single, age 59, born Sheerness, Kent, occupation: ladies boarding house
    Elizabeth Burnett, F, Sister, single, age 54, born Deptford, Kent
    Georgiana Angas, F, Boarder, widowed, age 64, born Leytonstone, Essex; occupation: private income from property
    Mary A. Bayes, F, Boarder, single, age 57, born Kings Lynn, Norfolk
    Frances E. Whish, F, Boarder, married, age 65, born London; occupation Independent
    Selina Prichard, F, Boarder, widowed, age 53, born Daventry, Northampton; occupation Private income from dividends
    Eliza Staples, F, Boarder, single, age 58, born Knockholt, Kent
    Janet N. Staples, F, Boarder, single, age 22, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Sophia Terry, F, Servant, single, age 36, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Cook

327 Upper Grosvenor RoadThomas M. Jacombs, M, Head, married, age 45, born Coventry, Warwick; occupation: associate of King's College London and tutor of classics and mathematics
    Susannah A. Jacombs, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Toddington, Bedford
    Elsie Marion Jacombs, F, Daughter, age 7, born Hampstead, Middlesex; occupation: scholar
    Susie F.N. Jacombs, F, Daughter, age 4, born Hampstead, Middlesex; occupation: scholar
    Frances E. Kipping, F, Governess, single, age 25, born Bearsted, Kent
    Willm. J. H. Kerr, M, Student, single, age 15, born London; occupation: scholar
    Mary A. Cottington, F, Servant, single, age 19, born London; occupation: cook
    Emma E. Merry, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: housemaid

325 Upper Grosvenor RoadCatherine Lidbetter, F, Head, single, age 56, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: private income from dividends
    Emma Lidbetter, F, Sister, single, age 57, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: private income from dividends
    Susannah Hodge, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Yalding, Kent; occupation: general servant

323 Upper Grosvenor RoadMary Liddell, F, Head, married, age 53, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: housekeeper

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