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

1688 Camden RoadJames Jeffery, M, Head, married, age 27, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
    Maria Jeffery, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Hastings, Sussex
    Jemima Malcolmson, F, Boarder, single, age 36, born Sandwick, Shetland, Scotland; occupation: draper's assistant
    John Fitzsimons, M, Boarder, single, age 27, born Salisbury, Wiltshire; occupation: draper's assistant

1690 Camden RoadAlbert Reffella, M, Head, married, age 46, born Horton, Buckingham; occupation Grocer and Provision Dealer
    Ellen Reffella, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Ryde, Isle of Wight, Hampshire
    Percy A. Reffella, M, Son, age 2, born Hythe, Kent
    Mary Ann Reffella, F, Sister, single, age 67, born Datchet, Buckingham
    Ellen Burrow, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Ticehurst, Kent, occupation: domestic servant

1692 Camden RoadLevi Faver, M, Head, married, age 63, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation: boot maker
    Ellen Faver, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Fletching, Sussex
    William Harper, M, Lodger, single, age 24, born London; occupation: tailor

1694 Camden RoadJosiah Thorpe, M, Head, married, age 31, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, employs 1 boy; occupation Carpenter
    Eliza Thorpe, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation Assistant at Fancy Repository
    Albert Thorpe, M, Son, age 9, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Ada S. Thorpe, F, Daughter, age 8, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Henry V. Thorpe, M, Son, age 6, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Louis C. Thorpe, M, Son, age 4, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Emily L. Petters, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Assistant at Fancy Repository

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