The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex

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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

3984 High StreetJohn D. Gardner, M, Head, widowed, age 60, born Whitstable, Kent; occupation: tailor
    Eleanor Fielding, F, Daughter in law (Step Daughter), single, age 16, born Bermondsey, London; occupation: mantle maker

3984 High StreetGeorge H. Mathews, M, Head, married, age 24, born Isle of Man; occupation: musician
    Kate A. Mathews, F, Wife, married, age 18, born Hever, Kent
    Almanda M. Mathews, F, Daughter, age 6 m, born Margate, Kent

3984 High StreetWilliam Card, M, Head, married, age 74, born Bidborough, Kent; occupation: bricklayer
    Eliza Card, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Brighton, Sussex

3990 High StreetThomas White, M, Head, married, age 58, born Canterbury, Kent; occupation Cattle Salesman
    Margaret White, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Dover, Kent
    Thomas White, M, Son, single, age 29, born Walmer, Kent; occupation Butcher
    Florence White, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Walmer, Kent
    Annie M. Chittenden, F, Mother, widowed, age 86, born Whitstable, Kent
    Occupation Butcher's clerk
    Alice M. Hards, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: servant

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