The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Tunbridge Wells, Kent Census
That part of Tunbridge Wells within the Parish of Tonbridge that includes Kirkdale Road, Baltic Road, Beech Street, Hill Street, Tunnel Road, Good Station Road, Mercer Street, Commercial Road, Norman Road, Camden Road, Quarry Road and Stanley 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

183 Hill StreetGeorge Boorman, M, Head, married, age 42, born Hadlow, occupation: labourer
    Caroline Boorman, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Hadlow, occupation: ironer
    Eliza Boorman, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Hadlow
    Charles Boorman, M, Son, age 12, born Hadlow, occupation: scholar

184 Hill StreetAlfred Archer, M, Head, married, age 31, born Isfield, Sussex; occupation: baker journeyman
    Rosa Archer, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Wisborough Green, Sussex

184 Hill StreetHenry Baxter, M, Head, married, age 37, born Folkestone, Kent, occupation: baker and confectioner
    Elizabeth Baxter, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Heatham, Sussex
    H. Baxter, M, Son, age 10, born Tunbridge Wells
    Elizabeth Baxter, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells
    Frank Baxter, M, Son, age 5, born Tunbridge Wells
    Albert Baxter, M, Son, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells

185 Hill StreetThomas Turnbull, M, Head, married, age 41, born Darlington, Durham; occupation Hairdresser
    Mary Ann Turnbull, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Darlington, Durham
    Margaret A.C. Turnbull, F, Daughter, age 16, born Darlington, Durham
    John W. Turnbull, M, Son, age 14, born Darlington, Durham; occupation Printer
    Tom J. Turnbull, M, Son, age 9, born Hartlepool, Durham; occupation Scholar
    David R. Turnbull, M, Son, age 7, born Hartlepool, Durham; occupation Scholar
    Albert G. Turnbull, M, Son, age 4, born Hartlepool, Durham
    Edith Amy Turnbull, F, Daughter, age 1, born Hartlepool, Durham

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