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

3213 Beulah RoadElizabeth Kempson, F, Head, single, age 41, born Stoke Lacey, Hereford; occupation: housekeeper
    Frederick R. Kempson, M, Brother, married, age 43, born Stoke Lacey, Hereford; occupation: architect
    Alfred Kempson, M, Brother, married, age 38, born Stoke Lacey, Hereford; occupation: wine merchant

3213 Beulah RoadJane Taylor, F, Head, widowed, age 58, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    Annie Taylor, F, Daughter, single, age 26, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    Florence Ashby, F, Granddaughter, age 8, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar

3213 Beulah RoadWilliam George, M, Head, married, age 30, born Havant, Hampshire; occupation: butler
    Jane George, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: cook

3211 Beulah RoadElizabeth Boyles, F, Head, married, age 58, born Liverpool, Lancashire, occupation: housekeeper
    Henry M. Boyles, M, Son, single, age 34, born Liverpool, Lancashire, occupation: dentist not practicing
    Frederick W. Boyles, M, Son, single, age 32, born Birkenhead, Cheshire, occupation: solicitors articled clerk
    Edith A. Burch, F, Governess, single, age 26, born London, occupation: governess
    Walter G. Arkwright, M, Visitor, age 15, born Sutton Cum Duckmonton, Derby; occupation: scholar
    Herbert E. Napier, M, Visitor, age 16, born Surbiton, Surrey; occupation Scholar
    Lucy Vinall, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Hunston, Suffolk, handicap: blind; occupation: cook
    Avarina A. Evans, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Talley, Carmarthen, Wales; occupation: housemaid

329 Beulah RoadAdelaide Arnold, F, Head, single, age 48, born Stonehouse, Devon; occupation: school proprietor
    Edith Gummoe, F, Governess, single, age 25, born Stanstell, Cornwall; occupation: teacher
    Elizabeth J. Crawley, F, Visitor, single, age 22, born Peckham, Kent
    Percy H. Collingwood, M, Boarder, age 9, born Bombery, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Clennell W. Collingwood, M, Boarder, age 7, born Charlton, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Hugh H. Blair, M, Boarder, age 7, born London, occupation: scholar
    Alfred T. Tooth, M, Boarder, age 8, born Frant, Sussex; occupation Scholar
    Louisa C. Watts, F, Servant, age 14, born Islington, Middlesex; occupation General servant

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