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PublishedTitle, author and references
1830Guide of Tunbridge Wells ⇒ p. 33
1840New Guide for Tunbridge Wells by John Colbran and edited by James Phippen ⇒ p. 129
1883Pelton's Illustrated Guide to Tunbridge Wells by J. Radford Thomson, M.A. ⇒ p. 46

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1840HistoryRoyal Kentish HotelColbran's Tunbridge Wells

The Kentish Royal Hotel faces the common on the London and Hastings Road, in the neighbourhood of the chalybeate springs. Immediately opposite to it is a double row of trees, and a walk that leads to the common. The situation of it is extremely airy and pleasant.


25th Aug 1863Royal Kentish Hotel & Chapel of EaseRoyal Kentish Hotel & Chapel of Ease, Tunbridge Wells by Rock & Co., LondonPrivate collection

3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah J. Money, F, Head, widowed, age 35, born Aldermaston, Berkshire; occupation Hotel manageressSarah J. MoneyKentish Hotel, 3-4 London Road1881 Census
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusTrafalgar Brante, M, Secretary, married, age 47, born Tenterden, Kent, occupation: retired civil servantTrafalgar Brante
3rd Apr 1881CensusJames H. Clark, M, Visitor, married, age 62, born Gloucester; occupation: printer and publisherJames H. Clark
3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas C.L. Hay, M, Boarder, single, age 29, born Fairfield, YorkThomas C.L. Hay
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmma Owens, F, Visitor, single, age 39, born StaffordEmma Owens
3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Russell, M, Visitor, married, age 64, born Croydon, SurreyThomas Russell
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmily Van, F, Visitor, single, age 47, born Clapham, Surrey; occupation CompanionEmily Van
3rd Apr 1881CensusRebecca Markiedall, F, Visitor, single, age 56, born LiverpoolRebecca Markiedall
3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Wakefield, M, Visitor, single, age 54, born Gloucester; occupation Civil EngineerHenry Wakefield
3rd Apr 1881CensusEllen E. Wragg, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Norfolk; occupation Hotel bookkeeperEllen E. Wragg
3rd Apr 1881CensusEllen Grinstead, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Somerset; occupation: hotel bookkeeperEllen Grinstead
3rd Apr 1881CensusEllen Yeates, F, Servant, single, age 27, born St Pancras, London; occupation Hotel ChambermaidEllen Yeates
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Phillips, F, Servant, single, age 21, born St Pancras, London; occupation HousemaidMary Phillips
3rd Apr 1881CensusEllen Pearce, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Southampton; occupation HousemaidEllen Pearce
3rd Apr 1881CensusJenie Humpheries, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Margate, Kent; occupation ChambermaidJenie Humpheries
3rd Apr 1881CensusEleanor Dale, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Roydon, Suffolk; occupation: housemaidEleanor Dale
3rd Apr 1881CensusHenrietta C. Pedgroff, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Roydon, Suffolk; occupation Hotel barmaidHenrietta C. Pedgroff
3rd Apr 1881CensusJesse Offlick, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Sterling, Scotland; occupation Hotel barmaidJesse Offlick
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnnie Wells, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Finsbury, London; occupation KitchenmaidAnnie Wells
3rd Apr 1881CensusKate Fuller, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Carlisle; occupation: kitchenmaidKate Fuller
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnnie Robinson, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Carlisle, Scotland; occupation Stillroom MaidAnnie Robinson
3rd Apr 1881CensusMargaret E. Randolph, F, Servant, single, age 20, born London; occupation HousemaidMargaret E. Randolph
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred E. Collins, M, Waiter, single, age 15, born Stratford; occupation: waiterAlfred E. Collins
3rd Apr 1881CensusRobert Cook, M, Servant, single, age 22, born Rolvenden, Kent; occupation: hotel porterRobert Cook
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Wilkins, M, Servant, age 15, born Lambeth, London; occupation Billiard MarkerCharles Wilkins
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Webber, M, Servant, married, age 34, born Cologne (B S), Germany; occupation Hotel WaiterWilliam Webber
3rd Apr 1881CensusW. Seabrook, M, Servant, single, age 24, born Watford, Hertford; occupation Hotel WaiterW. Seabrook
3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Patridge, M, Servant, single, age 24, born Exeter, Devon; occupation Hotel PorterHenry Patridge
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Aldre..., M, Servant, single, age 26, born L...; occupation Hotel WaiterGeorge N/K

1889Kentish Hotel & The Station from The CommonKentish Hotel & The Station from The Common, Tunbridge Wells by Charles Reynolds & Co.Royal Kentish HotelPrivate collection

1896Royal Kentish HotelRoyal Kentish Hotel, Tunbridge WellsPrivate collection

1910London Road and Grand HotelLondon Road and Grand Hotel, Tunbridge Wells photographed by Hambrook Bros., SnodlandRoyal Kentish HotelPrivate collection
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