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

413 Quarry RoadJames Wise, M, Head, married, age 27, born St Pauls Cray; occupation Coachman
    Annie Wise, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Brighton
    Edith Wise, F, Daughter, age 11 m, born Tun Wells

414 Quarry RoadThomas Dunk, M, Head, married, age 42, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
    Caroline Dunk, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Burwash, Sussex
    William Dunk, M, Son, single, age 13, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Anne Dunk, F, Daughter, age 11, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: scholar

415 Quarry RoadMartha C. Powell, F, Head, widowed, age 44, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Annuitant
    Elizabeth Powell, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Dressmaker
    Kate Powell, F, Daughter, age 10, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    William Powell, M, Son, age 8, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Louisa Powell, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar

417 Quarry RoadThomas A. Barton, M, Head, married, age 57, born Southwark, Surrey, out of employment, occupation: cigar maker
    Jane Barton, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Peckham, Surrey
    Rosina F.C. Barton, F, Daughter, age 7, born Walworth, Surrey
    Jane E. Barton, F, Daughter, age 5, born Camberwell, Surrey
    William A. Barton, M, Son, age 3, born Camberwell, Surrey
    Joseph A. Barton, M, Son, age 1, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Annie W. Wheatley, F, Lodger, married, age 30, born London; occupation: dressmaker

417 Quarry RoadCharles Butler, M, Head, married, age 53, born Limehouse, London, occupation: printer
    Hannah Butler, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Hull, York

418 Quarry RoadAlfred Ovenden, M, Head, married, age 37, born Frant, Sussex; occupation Fly Proprietor
    Harriett Ovenden, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Frant, Sussex
    Ada A. Ovenden, F, Daughter, age 14, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Rose A. Ovenden, F, Daughter, age 12, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Frank Ovenden, M, Son, age 1, born Tun Wells
    John Vyo, M, Visitor, married, age 29, born Folkestone, Kent; occupation Bricklayer
    Elizabeth Vyo, F, Visitor's wife, married, age 28, born City, London
    George Ryan, M, Lodger, single, age 38, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation Stone Mason
    Arthur Corke, M, Lodger, single, age 23, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: railway clerk
    Alfred Packham, M, Lodger, single, age 28, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: harness maker

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