Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells

Settlement in the southern part of Tonbridge, extending into Speldhurst and Frant. First church built in 1678, Tunbridge Wells created a separate ecclesiastical parish in 1833

Churches and Chapels (pre-1910)

Church of England

  1. King Charles the Martyr 
  2. Holy Trinity Church Rd.
  3. Christ Church High St.
  4. St John London Rd.
  5. St James Sandrock Rd.
  6. St Peter Windmill Fields (Bayhall Rd).
  7. St Barnabas Stanley Rd.
  8. St Mark Broadwater Down.

Roman Catholic


  1. Baptist: Tabernacle, Calverley Rd, Tunbridge Wells.  Built 1883, succeeded by 1938 church in Upper Grosvenor Rd. No information on registers
  2. Strict Baptist: Hanover Chapel, Hanover Rd, Tunbridge Wells.  Built 1834.   Original registers from 1831.
  3. Strict Baptist Rehoboth, Chapel Place, Tunbridge Wells.


  1. Independent: Salem, St Johns Rd, Tunbridge Wells.  Built 1866, used by Brethren 1903-34 then sold. No information on registers
  2. Congregational: Mt Pleasant, Tunbridge Wells.  Built 1845-8, succeeding Mt Zion chapel of 1720.   Original registers from 1830.
  3. Congregational: Bethel, Tutty's village, Tunbridge Wells.  Built 1839, continued in use until 1894. No information on registers
  4. Congregational: Albion Rd, Tunbridge Wells.  Built 1873, closed c.1929. No information on registers
  5. Congregational: Forest Rd, Hawkenbury, Tunbridge Wells.  Built 1889. No information on registers


  1. Wesleyan Vale Road, Tunbridge Wells.
  2. Primitive Methodist: Down Lane, Tunbridge Wells.  (1874-84 sold). No information on registers
  3. Primitive Methodist: Camden Rd, Tunbridge Wells.  (1878).   Original registers from 1861.
  4. Lady Huntingdon's Connexion Emmanuel, Mt. Ephraim, Tunbridge Wells.



For project purposes this parish is also covered by Tunbridge Wells FHS.