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

3610 Garden RoadJohn Murrell, M, Head, married, age 62, born Palgrave, Suffolk; occupation: private income from dividends
    Hannah Murrell, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Harleston, Norfolk; occupation: private income from dividends
    Mary Ann Thick, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Christchurch, Hampshire; occupation General Servant

3612 Garden RoadArabella M. Creasy, F, Head, widowed, age 42, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: retired butcher
    Alice F. Creasy, F, Daughter, age 9, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Harry S. Creasy, M, Son, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Elizabeth A. Creasy, F, Daughter, age 4, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Mary E. London, F, Servant, age 28, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: domestic servant

3614 Garden RoadGeorgina Gerrard, F, Head, single, age 47, born Aix La Chapelle, Prussia; occupation: annuitant
    Christine Nelson, F, Servant, single, age 37, born (BS), Sweden; occupation Cook
    Caroline Neilson, F, Visitor, single, age 9, born Forest Hill, Surrey; occupation Scholar

3616 Garden RoadAlfred J. Hemstead, M, Head, married, age 51, born Chappel, Essex; occupation: draper's commercial traveller
    Eliza M. Hemstead, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Notley White, Essex
    Gertrude Hemstead, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Maidstone, Kent
    William Hemstead, M, Son, age 14, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Ether L. Hemstead, F, Daughter, age 5, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Mary Ann Oxford, F, Servant, single, age 14, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Domestic servant

3620 Garden RoadEdward C. Robb, M, Head, married, age 57, born Chatham, Kent; occupation Furniture Broker
    Helen D. Robb, F, Sister, single, age 50, born Chatham, Kent; occupation Housekeeper
    Edward E. Robb, M, Nephew, age 9, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Helen D. Robb, F, Niece, age 8, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Sarah Streathfield, F, Servant, single, age 14, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: domestic servant

3622 Garden RoadGeorge Vidler, M, Head, married, age 27, born Flimwell, Sussex; occupation Cabinet Maker and Upholsterer
    Helen Vidler, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Upholstress
    George H.T. Vidler, M, Son, age 2, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Mildred H. Vidler, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Frances Vidler, F, Sister, single, age 16, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Jean H.E.J. Harris, M, Lodger, married, age 38, born Paris; occupation: lithographer

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