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]

Census sheets
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Sheet    Place    Census entry

173 Stone StreetEdwin J. Tuppenney, M, Head, married, age 25, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Letter Carrier
    Martha Tuppenney, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Brenchley, Kent

174 Stone StreetJane Marten, F, Head, widowed, age 75, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    Susan Marten, F, Daughter, single, age 32, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: dressmaker

175 Stone StreetSarah M. Marsh, F, Head, widowed, age 58, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: laundress
    Eliza Marsh, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker
    Trifesa Hilburn, F, Lodger, widowed, age 47, born Yeovil Marsh, Somerset; occupation: former housekeeper

177 Stone StreetWilliam Balderstone, M, Head, married, age 65, born Glensted, Suffolk, occupation: jobbing gardener
    Sarah Balderstone, F, Wife, married, age 68, born Yarmouth, Norfolk

178 Stone StreetWilliam E. Waile, M, Head, married, age 28, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation Butcher
    Lucy A. Waile, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Lucy Waile, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Loyal E. Humphrey, M, Boarder, single, age 16, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation Ironmonger's assistant

179 Stone StreetWilliam Eastwood, M, Head, married, age 41, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: plumber
    Eliza A. Eastwood, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Chertsey, Surrey
    Susan A. Eastwood, F, Daughter, age 14, born Chertsey, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Charles W. Eastwood, M, Son, age 5, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Frederick Tuck, M, Lodger, single, age 18, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation Plumber

1710 Stone StreetWilliam Wimshurst, M, Head, married, age 57, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation Coachman
    Mary Wimshurst, F, Wife, married, age 59, born Wateringbury, Kent
    Walter Wimshurst, M, Son, single, age 20, born Wateringbury, Kent; occupation Butchers Assistant
    Frank Wimshurst, M, Son, single, age 15, born Wateringbury, Kent; occupation Grocer's assistant

1711 Stone StreetElizabeth Usherwood, F, Head, single, age 34, born Wateringbury, Kent; occupation Dressmaker
    Hannah Neville, F, Lodger, widowed, age 67, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: former draper

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