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

5444 Stanley RoadHenry Wood, M, Head, married, age 30, born Nailborough, Wiltshire; occupation Tailor
    Jane Wood, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Bedwyn, Wiltshire
    Henry H. Wood, M, Son, age 8 m, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Edward Wood, M, Boarder, single, age 24, born Mailborough, Wiltshire; occupation Porter
    Florence Platt, F, Visitor, age 13, born Burbage, Wiltshire

5442 Stanley RoadWalter Dawes, M, Head, married, age 39, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: solicitor's general clerk
    Elizabeth Dawes, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Dublin City Of, Ireland
    Harriett A. Dawes, F, Daughter, age 11, born Umballa East, India; occupation: scholar
    Charles M. Dawes, M, Son, age 4 m, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Mirion M. Kier, F, Visitor, age 17, born Kildare, Ireland, unemployed; occupation: parlour maid

5440 Stanley RoadEdwin Cunnington, M, Head, married, age 28, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: police constable
    Charlotte Cunnington, F, Wife, married, age 29, born East Peckham, Kent
    Ernest E. Cunnington, M, Son, age 1, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Herbert H. Cunnington, M, Son, age 5 m, born Tun Wells, Kent

5438 Stanley RoadGeorge Cockerell, M, Head, married, age 26, born Penshurst, Kent, occupation: police constable
    Jane Cockerell, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Walter G. Cockerell, M, Son, age 4, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Alice J. Cockerell, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tun Wells, Kent
    William J. Cockerell, M, Son, age 11 m, born Tun Wells, Kent

5436 Stanley RoadMary Ann Gordon, F, Head, widowed, age 32, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: laundress
    Mary Ann Gordon, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: laundress
    William G. Gordon, M, Son, age 14, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: printer
    Charles J. Gordon, M, Son, age 12, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Isabella L. Gordon, F, Daughter, age 10, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Fanny Wallis, F, Visitor, single, age 35, born Frant, Sussex, unemployed; occupation: domestic servant

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