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1881 Tunbridge Wells, Kent Census
That part of Tunbridge Wells within the Parish of Tonbridge that includes Church Road, Vale Royal, Vale Road, London Road, Castle Street and High Street
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]

Census sheets
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Sheet    Place    Census entry

274 Vale RoadJames Bartlett, M, Head, single, age 47, born Darlington, Sussex, occupation: coach maker
    John Bartlett, M, Brother, widowed, age 62, born Darlington, Sussex, occupation: blacksmith
    Caroline Bartlett, F, Sister, single, age 55, born Darlington, Sussex, occupation: housekeeper
    Jane Winslett, F, Niece, single, age 20, born London

271 Sunnyvale Terrace, Vale RoadGeorge Ray, M, Head, married, age 40, born Godstone, Surrey; occupation Drapers Porter
    Jemima Ray, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Kingston On Thames, Surrey
    George H. Ray, M, Son, single, age 17, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Wine merchant's porter
    Ralph W. Ray, M, Son, single, age 15, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Gardener
    Alice E. Ray, F, Daughter, age 10, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Elizabeth Chater, F, Lodger, single, age 26, born Cambridge; occupation: artist
    Agnes M. Chater, F, Lodger, single, age 20, born Cambridge; occupation: artist

272 Sunnyvale Terrace, Vale RoadMarian Russell, F, Head, widowed, age 34, born Kingsdown, Kent; occupation Upholsteress
    George E. Russell, M, Son, single, age 13, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Grocer's assistant
    Percy W. Russell, M, Son, age 9, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Robert R. Russell, M, Son, age 6, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Fanny E. Usherwood, F, Lodger, single, age 22, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation Sewing Machinist

273 Sunnyvale Terrace, Vale RoadSarah Anne Galtry, F, Head, married, age 31, born Newmarket, Suffolk; occupation: dressmaker
    Frances M. Galtry, F, Daughter, age 3, born Kennington, Middlesex
    Emma B. Galtry, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

274 Sunnyvale Terrace, Vale RoadHenry Tilley, M, Head, married, age 45, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation Greengrocer's assistant
    Ann Tilley, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Brenchley, Kent
    Harry W. Tilley, M, Son, age 11, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Margaret A. Tilley, F, Daughter, age 9, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Elizabeth S. Tilley, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Phoebe E. Tilley, F, Daughter, age 5, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Emily M. Tilley, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tunbridge, Kent

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