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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

4439 Grosvenor RoadElizabeth J.A. Rolfe, F, Head, widowed, age 31, born Ivy Church, Kent; occupation: Berlin Wool fancy repository
    Charles Rolfe, M, Son, age 3, born Buckinge, Kent
    Nicholas Rolfe, M, Son, age 2, born Buckinge, Kent
    Kate Palmer, F, Sister, single, age 25, born Ivy Church, Kent; occupation: berlin wool fancy repository
    Fanny P. Mengin, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Edenburgh, Scotland; occupation: general servant
    Mary Wood, F, Visitor, single, age 42, born Ivy Church, Kent
    Martha Boobbyer, F, Boarder, single, age 55, born London, occupation: retired governess

4438 Grosvenor RoadHenry Payne, M, Head, married, age 33, born Wilson, Wiltshire; occupation: greengrocer
    Harriet Payne, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Alfred R.H.J. Payne, M, Son, single, age 5, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Lily Payne, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Elizabeth A. Lavender, F, Stepdaughter, single, age 21, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Ada Blakey, F, Visitor, single, age 15, born Liverpool, Lancashire
    Jane Dick, F, Lodger, single, age 45, born Westbury, Wiltshire; occupation: nurse

4437 Grosvenor RoadAnn Wells, F, Head, widowed, age 41, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation Boot and shoe tradesman
    Timothy E. Wells, M, Son, age 7, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Matilda E. Wells, F, Sister in law, single, age 19, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Shop assistant
    John W. Baskerfield, M, Lodger, married, age 70, born Barnett, Middlesex, occupation: no occupation

4436 Grosvenor RoadMary A. Clark, F, Head, single, age 55, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: milliner
    Maria Garland, F, Partner, age 33, born London; occupation: milliner
    Mary Ann Jenner, F, Lodger, age 30, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: teacher
    W. Taylor, M, Boarder, single, age 17, born Minster, Kent; occupation: assistant grocer

4435 Grosvenor RoadLouisa E. Hammond, F, Head, single, age 28, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: no occupation
    Wellesley T. Hammond, M, Brother, single, age 22, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: solicitor's articled clerk
    Elizabeth Stone, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: general servant

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