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

28116 Camden RoadThomas Hood, M, Head, married, age 52, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: bricklayer
    Rhoda Hood, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Gloucester

28118 Camden RoadWilliam Duncan, M, Head, married, age 56, born Murrayshire, Scotland; occupation: painter and cabinet maker
    Mary Duncan, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Blackburn, Lancashire
    Bridget Lacy, F, Mother in law, widowed, age 66, born Lancashire

28118 Camden RoadGeorge Leaves, M, Head, married, age 59, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: cane chair seater
    Jemima Leaves, F, Wife, married, age 59, born Guildford, Surrey
    William Doust, M, Lodger, widowed, age 71, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: shoe maker

28118 Camden RoadCaroline Smith, F, Head, widowed, age 45, born Bristol Clifton; occupation: charwoman
    Henry Smith, M, Son, age 7, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: scholar

28120 Camden RoadJohn Hunt, M, Head, married, age 65, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: french polisher
    Mary Hunt, F, Wife, married, age 63, born London

28120 Camden RoadWilliam H. Diwell, M, Head, married, age 28, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: mason's labourer
    Rose Diwell, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

28120 Camden RoadTurner Pricket, M, Head, married, age 60, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation Miller
    Elizabeth Pricket, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Lamberhurst, Kent

28122 Camden RoadThomas Watson, M, Head, married, age 52, born Hemel Hemstead, Hertford; occupation Grocer
    Mary Ann Watson, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Islington, London

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