The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Tunbridge Wells, Kent Census
That part of Tunbridge Wells within the Parish of Tonbridge that includes Camden Road, Wood Street, Stone Street, Beulah Road, Lansdowne Road and Garden 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]

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Sheet    Place    Census entry

860 Camden RoadBenjamin Shingleton, M, Head, married, age 35, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: house painter
    Mary Ann Shingleton, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Annie M. Shingleton, F, Daughter, age 11, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Lilian M. Shingleton, F, Daughter, age 8, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Walter G. Shingleton, M, Son, age 5, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Horace E. Shingleton, M, Son, age 4, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Rosina Shingleton, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    George Baldock, M, Boarder, single, age 25, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, occupation: house painter

862 Camden RoadWilliam Knowlson, M, Head, married, age 38, born Brewgitt, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Mary Ann Knowlson, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Tenterden, Kent
    Albert Knowlson, M, Son, age 10, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    James Knowlson, M, Son, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Charlote De Maide, F, Lodger, single, age 70, born Deptford, Kent

864 Camden RoadHenry Cavie, M, Head, married, age 57, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: wheelwright
    Mary Cavie, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Kendal, Westmorland
    Sidney Cavie, M, Son, single, age 16, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: saddlers apprentice

866 Camden RoadJames L. Mcvicar, M, Head, married, age 34, born Easebourne, Sussex; occupation: house joiner
    Sarah E. Mcvicar, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Brighton, Sussex
    John Mcvicar, M, Son, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Emily Tutt, F, Boarder, single, age 33, born Great Wishford, Wiltshire, unemployed; occupation Nurse

868 Camden RoadThomas Brooker, M, Head, married, age 46, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: plumber
    Ann G. Brooker, F, Wife, married, age 48, born London

870 Camden RoadValentine Verrall, M, Head, married, age 34, born Sittingbourne, Kent; occupation: shoe maker and leather cutter
    Mary Ann D. Verrall, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Battle, Sussex
    Evalyne E. Verrall, F, Daughter, age 9, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Mercy E. Verrall, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Jane E.L. Wickens, F, Sister, single, age 37, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker

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