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

2269 Tunnel RoadHenry Willard, M, Head, married, age 27, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation Labourer
    Emma Willard, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Hastings, Sussex
    Henry Willard, M, Son, age 2, born Tunbridge Wells
    Henry Willard, M, Father, widowed, age 60, born Wallington, Sussex; occupation Labourer
    James Baytup, M, Lodger, single, age 35, born Hythe, Kent, occupation: coster
    Lizzy Tomson, F, Lodger, single, age 40, born Heathfield, Sussex

2270 Tunnel RoadThomas Jarvis, M, Head, married, age 60, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation: painter journeyman
    Mary Jarvis, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Petworth, Sussex
    Sarah Jarvis, F, Daughter, age 12, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Amos Jarvis, M, Son, age 10, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar

2286 Good Station RoadEdward Dawes, M, Head, married, age 51, born England; occupation: labourer
    Susan Dawes, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Lewes
    Henry Dawes, M, Son, age 17, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation: labourer
    William Dawes, M, Son, age 9, born Tunbridge Wells
    Emma Dawes, F, Daughter, age 15, born Tunbridge Wells
    Joshua Turner, M, Boarder, age 32, born Choban; occupation: labourer
    Alen Chesman, M, Boarder, age 29, born Choban; occupation: labourer
    Fred Glozer, M, Boarder, age 22, born Choban; occupation: labourer

2286 Good Station RoadAlice Parker, F, Head, married, age 29, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    Florence Parker, F, Daughter, age 4, born Etchingham, Sussex
    Maud Parker, F, Daughter, age 3, born Etchingham, Sussex
    John Parker, M, Son, age 2, born Etchingham, Sussex
    Percy Parker, M, Son, age 1, born Etchingham, Sussex
    Jane Whitwick, F, Mother, widowed, age 70, born Cranbrook, Kent
    Mary Peters, F, Lodger, married, age 61, born Hereford; occupation Dressmaker

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