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St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church  Hanover Road  Grosvenor Road  Tunbridge Wells  

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PublishedTitle, author and references
1840New Guide for Tunbridge Wells by John Colbran and edited by James Phippen ⇒ p. 109
1883Pelton's Illustrated Guide to Tunbridge Wells by J. Radford Thomson, M.A. ⇒ p. 120

Historical records

1837 to 1838HistorySt. Augustine Roman Catholic ChurchColbran's Tunbridge Wells

The Catholic Church of St. Augustine is a neat stone edifice, situated in the Grosvenor Road. It was built by subscription. The architect was Mr. Ireland, Esq., and Mr. Tarrant was the builder. There is a house adjoining to it, which is the residence of the priest. The foundation was laid in 1837, and it was completed in 1838; on the 17th July in which year it was opened with a pontifical mass. The Right Rev. Dr. Griffiths, Bishop of Olena, and Vicar Apostolic of the London District officiated on the occasion.


1839Tunbridge WellsTunbridge WellsRoman Catholic ChapelColbran's Tunbridge Wells

3rd Apr 1881CensusJoseph Searle, M, Head, single, age 52, born London; occupation Roman Catholic Priest St AugustinesJoseph SearleSt Augustine, Grosvenor Road1881 Census
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Webber, F, Servant, single, age 36, born Near Malton, Devon; occupation HousekeeperMary Webber
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary O. Milley, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Herne Bay, Kent; occupation HousemaidMary O. Milley
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnnie Tribble, F, Visitor, single, age 17, born Nt Multoh, Devon; occupation HousemaidAnnie Tribble

3rd Apr 1881CensusRobert J. Sells, M, Head, single, age 38, born Kingston, Surrey; occupation Pharmaceutical chemistRobert J. Sells13 St Augustine, Grosvenor Road1881 Census
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Willard, F, Aunt, single, age 63, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation HousekeeperSarah Willard
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarvey Palmer, M, Assistant, single, age 21, born Milford, Derby; occupation Chemist's assistantHarvey Palmer
3rd Apr 1881CensusEllen Linkstead, F, Servant, single, age 28, born Yalding, Kent; occupation: general servantEllen Linkstead

3rd Apr 1881CensusBeneditto Bianchi, M, Head, married, age 58, born Como Naturalise British Subject, Italy, occupation: jewellerBeneditto Bianchi, jeweller12 St Augustine, Grosvenor Road1881 Census
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Ann Bianchi, F, Wife, married, age 53, born London, occupation: jewellerMary Ann Bianchi
3rd Apr 1881CensusMaria Bianchi, F, Daughter, single, age 26, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, occupation: jewellerMaria Bianchi
3rd Apr 1881CensusLouis Bianchi, M, Son, single, age 24, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, occupation: jewellerLouis Bianchi
3rd Apr 1881CensusAngelo Bianchi, M, Son, age 19, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, occupation: watch makerAngelo Bianchi
3rd Apr 1881CensusLeo Bianchi, M, Son, age 16, born Tunbridge Wells, KentLeo Bianchi
3rd Apr 1881CensusRosa L. Bianchi, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, occupation: scholarRosa L. Bianchi
3rd Apr 1881CensusLucy Foord, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Charing, Kent; occupation: general servantLucy Foord

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Dodd, M, Head, widowed, age 50, born Betchworth, Surrey; occupation: tailor and draperGeorge Dodd, tailor and draper11 St Augustine, Grosvenor Road1881 Census
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusKate Dodd, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born Mitcham, SurreyKate Dodd
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Dodd, M, Son, single, age 21, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: draper's assistantGeorge Dodd
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Dodd, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Tunbridge Wells, KentElizabeth Dodd
3rd Apr 1881CensusJane Dodd, F, Daughter, age 14, born Tunbridge Wells, KentJane Dodd

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam B. Hunsley, M, Head, single, age 25, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: valuerWilliam B. Hunsley, valuer10 St Augustine, Grosvenor Road1881 Census
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnn Buckmaster, F, Aunt, single, age 53, born Chalfont St Giles, Buckingham, occupation: housekeeperAnn Buckmaster

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam S. Reeves, M, Head, single, age 57, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation Shoe Maker and Leather CutterWilliam S. Reeves9 St Augustine, Grosvenor Road1881 Census
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusMarian M. Kennett, F, Housekeeper, single, age 27, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation: housekeeperMarian M. Kennett
3rd Apr 1881CensusLydia Coe, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: domestic servantLydia Coe

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Nye, M, Head, married, age 66, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Book and Music SellerHenry Nye, bookseller and stationer7 And 6 St Augustine, Grosvenor Road1881 Census
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusEleanor Nye, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Newark, Nottingham; occupation Book and Music SellerEleanor Nye [Simpson]
3rd Apr 1881CensusJoseph H. Nye, M, Son, single, age 24, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Book and Music Seller ManagerJoseph Henry Nye
3rd Apr 1881CensusMinnie E. Nye, F, Daughter, age 15, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation ScholarMinnie E. Nye
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Clark, M, Assistant, single, age 22, born Hereford, Hereford; occupation: book seller's assistantGeorge Clark
3rd Apr 1881CensusHerbert Roberts, M, Apprentice, single, age 17, born Stamford, Lincoln; occupation Book seller's apprenticeHerbert Roberts
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmma Coomber, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Finch Green, Kent; occupation: domestic servantEmma Coomber
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlice Miles, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Domestic ServantAlice Miles

3rd Apr 1881CensusSamuel Knight, M, Head, married, age 56, born Kennington, Kent, employs 2 men and 1 boy; occupation: greengrocerSamuel Knight, greengrocer5 St Augustine, Grosvenor Road1881 Census
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Knight, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: greengrocerSarah Knight [Saudent]
3rd Apr 1881CensusMaria Knight, F, Daughter, age 8, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholarMaria Knight
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Saudent, F, Stepdaughter, single, age 26, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: book keeperMary Saudent

3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Spralley, M, Head, married, age 45, born Chesham, Buckingham, employs 1 man and 1 boy; occupation Blind MakerRichard Spralley4 St Augustine, Grosvenor Road1881 Census
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Spralley, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Chesham, Buckingham; occupation Blind MakerSarah Spralley
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlbert H. Spralley, M, Son, age 14, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation ScholarAlbert H. Spralley
3rd Apr 1881CensusCecil Spralley, M, Son, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation ScholarCecil Spralley
3rd Apr 1881CensusWalter Lacy, M, Boarder, single, age 20, born Chesham, Buckingham; occupation: blind makerWalter Lacy

3rd Apr 1881CensusMatilda Jarvis, F, Head, widowed, age 51, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: butcherMatilda Jarvis, butcher3 St Augustine, Grosvenor Road1881 Census
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusFanny W. Jarvis, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: book keeperFanny W. Jarvis
3rd Apr 1881CensusMatilda Jarvis, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: no occupationMatilda Jarvis
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary T. Adams, F, Neice, single, age 20, born Hurst Green, Sussex; occupation: millinerMary T. Adams
3rd Apr 1881CensusNaomi Roberts, F, Servant, single, age 32, born Southboro, Kent; occupation Domestic ServantNaomi Roberts

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Stidolph, M, Head, married, age 43, born Dartford, Kent, employs 3 men and 2 boys; occupation GrocerCharles Stidolph1 St Augustine, Grosvenor Road1881 Census
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmily E. Stidolph, F, Wife, married, age 43, born LondonEmily E. Stidolph
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrank Vincent, M, Apprentice, single, age 19, born Crayford, Kent; occupation Grocer's assistantFrank Vincent
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles W. Staples, M, Apprentice, single, age 18, born London; occupation Grocer's assistantCharles W. Staples
3rd Apr 1881CensusJane B. Furlong, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Manorbier, Wales; occupation: domestic servantJane B. Furlong

1910The Roman Catholic ChurchThe Roman Catholic Church, Tunbridge Wells photographed by H. Jenkins, Tunbridge WellsPrivate collection
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