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

5365 Stanley RoadJoel Holland, M, Head, married, age 38, born Southwark, London; occupation: carman
    Ellen Holland, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Sandhurst, Kent
    Ellen M.J. Holland, F, Daughter, age 1, born St James Tun Wells
    Joel E. Holland, M, Son, age 5 m, born St James Tun Wells

5365 Stanley RoadGeorge Chantler, M, Head, married, age 30, born The Common Cranbrook, occupation: farm labourer
    Mary A. Chantler, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Hunton, Kent
    Frederick J. Chantler, M, Son, age 1, born St James Tun Wells

5367 Stanley RoadStanholpe Boyes, M, Head, married, age 47, born Malemsbury, Wiltshire, occupation: wool stapler
    Harriet Boyes, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Frant, Sussex
    Nelson Boyes, M, Son, age 15, born Malemsbury, Wiltshire
    Mary Lindsley, F, Mother in law, widowed, age 72, born Woolwich

5369 Stanley RoadThomas Skinner, M, Head, married, age 62, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Caroline Skinner, F, Wife, married, age 59, born East Peckham, Kent
    Emma Skinner, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Tun Wells, Kent
    William Gasson, M, Lodger, single, age 22, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: police constable

5348 Stanley RoadEdward Milson, M, Head, married, age 41, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: milk purveyor
    Ann Milson, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: laundress
    Elizabeth Horscroft, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: laundress

5346 Stanley RoadBenjamin Bridger, M, Head, married, age 48, born Frant, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Caroline Bridger, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Morton, Gloucester; occupation: charwoman
    William Bridger, M, Son, age 6, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Henry Bridger, M, Son, age 4, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Benjamin Bridger, M, Son, age 2, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Mary Phipps, F, Visitor, widowed, age 99, born Marton, Gloucester
    William Ballard, M, Lodger, single, age 27, born Tun Wells, Kent, occupation: gardener

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