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]

Census sheets
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Sheet    Place    Census entry

553 Shirley Cottages, Woodbury Park RoadWilliam Stone, M, Head, married, age 67, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
    Ann Stone, F, Wife, married, age 65, born Frant, Sussex
    Fanny Stone, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: ironer

55Cemetery Lodge, Woodbury Park RoadJacob Humphrey, M, Head, married, age 68, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation Sexton
    Sophia Humphrey, F, Wife, married, age 63, born Wadhurst, Sussex
    Fanny Rose, F, Daughter, widowed, age 42, born Frant, Sussex; occupation Tailoress
    George Rose, M, Grandson, age 9, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    William Rose, M, Grandson, age 5, born Tun Wells, Kent

55Brookleigh, Woodbury Park RoadTheophilus Lessey, M, Head, married, age 53, born Stockport, Cheshire
    Louisa Gertrude Lessey, F, Wife, married, age 43, born London
    Janette Julia Lessey, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born London
    Theophilus Usticke Lessey, M, Son, age 8, born London
    Hephzibah Lessey, F, Daughter, age 7, born London
    Eliza Griffiths, F, Servant, single, age 71, born Camberwell, Surrey; occupation: nurse
    Esther Mainstone, F, Servant, single, age 31, born Iron Acton, Gloucester; occupation: cook
    Anne Jane Ridge, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Housemaid

55Lenton Villa, Woodbury ParkMary E. Russell, F, Head, widowed, age 65, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation Annuitant
    Ellen F. Sanders, F, Sister, single, age 60, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation Annuitant
    Lucy Luck, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Sussex; occupation: cook
    Elizabeth Longley, F, Servant, single, age 20, born East Peckham, Kent; occupation: housemaid

55Omega House, Woodbury Park RoadEdmund Noakes, M, Head, married, age 65, born Brede, Sussex; occupation: retired builder
    Sarah Ann Noakes, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Lewes, Sussex
    Sarah A. Noakes, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Harriet Towner, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: domestic servant

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