The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Tunbridge Wells, Kent Census
That part of Tunbridge Wells within the Parish of Tonbridge that includes Victoria Road, Goods Station Road, Kirkdale Road, Dale Street and Albert Street
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

848 Goods Station RoadLouis Cripps, M, Head, married, age 33, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: blacksmith
    Frances Cripps, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    William Hodges, M, Lodger, single, age 19, born Chatham, Sussex; occupation: ironmonger's assistant
    Albert Morris, M, Lodger, single, age 21, born Ashburnham, Sussex, employs 1 man and 1 boy; occupation: boot closer

850 Goods Station RoadEdward Mackins, M, Head, married, age 38, born Holloway, Middlesex; occupation: printer compositor
    Eliza Mackins, F, Wife, married, age 36, born West Maling, Kent
    Herbert Mackins, M, Son, age 10, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Louisa Mackins, F, Daughter, age 8, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Frank Mackins, M, Son, age 3, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Eliza Thompson, F, Lodger, widowed, age 76, born Regents Park, Middlesex; occupation Nurse

852 Goods Station RoadMary Ann Elliott, F, Head, widowed, age 62, born Frittenden, Kent
    Amy E. Elliott, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: dressmaker

81 Homesdale CottageRobert Wright, M, Head, married, age 60, born Thundersley, Essex; occupation Gardener
    Eliza M. Wright, F, Wife, married, age 57, born South Benfleet, Essex

854 Goods Station RoadSarah Knight, F, Head, widowed, age 65, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: laundress
    George Roche, M, Son, single, age 26, born London; occupation: domestic servant
    Emma Diwell, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Rusthall, Kent; occupation: servant

82 Homesdale CottageWilliam Nash, M, Head, widowed, age 62, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation Bricklayer's labourer
    Eliner Holmwood, F, Stepdaughter, single, age 31, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: chapel domestic attendent
    William Holmwood, M, Grandson, age 8, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: scholar

856 Goods Station RoadMary Slydel, F, Head, widowed, age 65, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: shopkeeper
    Elizabeth Slydel, F, Daughter, single, age 44, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: laundress
    Sarah Tipthorp, F, Lodger, single, age 77, born Paging, Essex; occupation Needle woman

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