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

1080 Camden RoadJohn Collins, M, Head, married, age 26, born Cobham, Kent; occupation: baker
    Benjamin J. Collins, M, Son, age 3, born Rochester, Kent
    William H. Collins, M, Son, age 2, born Rochester, Kent

101 Wood StreetGiles J. Brissenden, M, Head, married, age 34, born Arlestone, Kent, occupation: bricklayer
    Rosa Brissenden, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, occupation: dressmaker
    Charles G. Marcroft, M, Son in law, age 14, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, occupation: scholar

102 Wood StreetThomas Archer, M, Head, married, age 70, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: brick maker
    Elizabeth Archer, F, Wife, married, age 70, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Clara J. Weller, F, Niece, single, age 18, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Rebecca Cantellow, F, Lodger, single, age 69, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: cook

103 Wood StreetEmma O. Sayers, F, Head, widowed, age 50, born Rochford, Essex; occupation Cook
    Henry Godfrey, M, Boarder, married, age 34, born Marylebone, Middlesex; occupation: photographers assistant

104 Wood StreetElizabeth Nevill, F, Head, married, age 52, born Boughton, Kent; occupation: washer
    Orlando J.R. Nevill, M, Son, single, age 26, born Wrotham, Kent; occupation: gardener
    William Nevill, M, Son, single, age 22, born Wrotham, Kent; occupation: carman
    Ellen J. Nevill, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Wrotham, Kent; occupation: upholsterer
    Mary Nevill, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Meopham, Kent
    Richard Nevill, M, Son, single, age 16, born Meopham, Kent; occupation: grocer's assistant
    Louisa F. Martin, F, Nurse Child, age 4, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    George Castle, M, Lodger, single, age 53, born Barham, Kent; occupation: artist and painter

105 Wood StreetWilliam Gibbs, M, Head, married, age 32, born Langton, Kent; occupation: carpenter
    Rhoda E. Gibbs, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Frant, Sussex
    Ernest A. Gibbs, M, Son, age 8, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    William H. Gibbs, M, Son, age 6, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Charles A. Gibbs, M, Son, age 5 m, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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