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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

412 Florence CottagesFrances Fry, F, Head, single, age 19, born Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    James Fry, M, Son, single, age 17, born Kent; occupation: porter
    Emily Beale, F, Relation, single, age 56, born Kent

411 Rock Villa RoadJames H. Chantler, M, Head, married, age 39, born Ticehurst, Sussex, occupation: furniture warehouseman
    Emma Chantler, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Morden, Surrey
    James H. Chantler, M, Son, single, age 17, born Tooting, Surrey, occupation: solicitors general clerk
    John A. Chantler, M, Son, age 13, born Tun Wells, Kent, occupation: scholar
    Katie Emma Chantler, F, Daughter, age 10, born Tun Wells, Kent, occupation: scholar
    Louisa M. Chantler, F, Daughter, age 9, born Tun Wells, Kent, occupation: scholar

41Culverden HillJohn Sharp, M, Head, married, age 60, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: barrister at law
    Mary Ann Sharp, F, Wife, married, age 61, born London
    Florence E. Sharp, F, Daughter, single, age 40, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Agnes Sharp, F, Daughter, single, age 39, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Kate Styles, F, Servant, age 17, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: general servant

41Garden HouseGeorge Buckfull, M, Head, married, age 40, born Tun Wells, Kent, occupation: painter
    Mary Buckfull, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Brighton, Sussex
    Sarah Davies, F, Lodger, married, age 30, born Gloucester; occupation: laundress

41Garden HouseWillm. Weatherley, M, Head, married, age 65, born Orpington, Kent; occupation Gardener
    Jane Weatherley, F, Wife, married, age 67, born Chesington, Surrey

41Garden HouseSusannah Lock, F, Head, widowed, age 70, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: independent
    Emma Harding, F, Lodger, single, age 19, born London

417 Culverden StreetGeorge Bridger, M, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
    Eliza Bridger, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker
    Alfred Bridger, M, Son, single, age 22, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: laundryman
    George Bridger, M, Son, age 15, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Mary Bridger, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Sarah Bridger, F, Daughter, age 11, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Stephen Bridger, M, Son, age 9, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    James Bridger, M, Son, age 7, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar

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