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

3724 Garden RoadCaroline Twort, F, Head, widowed, age 58, born Westerham, Kent; occupation Housekeeper
    Joseph H. Twort, M, Son, married, age 33, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, unemployed; occupation General Packer
    Gertrude Twort, F, Wife, married, age 27, born London
    Joseph H. Twort, M, Son, age 8 m, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    John Diamond, M, Lodger, single, age 30, born Baden Neustadt (N B S), Germany; occupation: watch maker

3726 Garden RoadEdward Kingswood, M, Head, married, age 72, born Leigh, Kent; occupation Boot maker
    Sarah Kingswood, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation Laundress
    Elizabeth A. Kingswood, F, Daughter, single, age 33, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation Laundress
    Bertha Kingswood, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker
    Bertha Kingswood, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker
    Alfred W. Brodie, M, Lodger, single, age 29, born Betchworth, Surrey, occupation: coffee planter (B.A. Cambridge) Ceylon
    Sarah E. Jack, F, Lodger, widowed, age 68, born Folkstone, Kent; occupation: nurse

3728 Garden RoadHenry Chidgey, M, Head, married, age 52, born Lydmore, Somerset; occupation: coachman
    Mary Chidgey, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Brixton, Surrey
    John Chidgey, M, Son, single, age 15, born Brixton, Surrey; occupation: gardener

3728 Garden RoadCharles Hollands, M, Head, married, age 23, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation: mailman
    Louisa Hollands, F, Wie, married, age 24, born Paddington Kilburn
    James J. West, M, Lodger, married, age 57, born Holborn St Andrews, handicap: blind; occupation Former scripture reader

3730 Garden RoadElizabeth Humphrey, F, Head, widowed, age 41, born Leigh, Kent; occupation School mistress
    Hannah Humphrey, F, Daughter, age 15, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Assistant school mistress
    Sarah L. Humphrey, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Henry Gower, M, Brother, single, age 53, born Leigh, Kent; occupation Nurseryman

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