The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Tunbridge Wells, Kent Census
That part of Tunbridge Wells within the Parish of Tonbridge that includes London Road, Grosvenor Road, Church Road, Mount Ephraim Road, Dudley Rad and York 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

3829 York RoadSarah Baldwin, F, Head, single, age 53, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: lodging house keeper

3829 York RoadMary J. B. Strong, F, Head, married, age 33, born London; occupation: army
    Mary C. Strong, F, Daughter, age 10, born India; occupation: scholar
    Haddington D. Strong, M, Son, age 6, born India; occupation: scholar
    Clement Strong, M, Son, age 3, born India
    Fole C. Strong, F, Daughter, age 2, born Clifton, Gloucester
    Harry M. Strong, M, Son, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Frances E. Martin, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Rusthall, Kent; occupation: nurse
    Emmeline Pillier, F, Servant, single, age 17, born (Not A British Subject), Switzerland; occupation French maid

3831 York RoadWilliam Benny, M, Head, married, age 41, born Tunbridge Wells, Sussex, occupation: house painter
    Emma Benny, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Frant, Sussex

3831 York RoadLouisa Dimbleby, F, Head, married, age 44, born Worcester
    Walter Dimbleby, M, Son, single, age 18, born Exeter, Devon; occupation: civil service clerk

3833 York RoadEliza Taylor, F, Head, single, age 48, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: annuitant
    Lucy Brooker, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: domestic servant
    Elizabeth Gunton, F, Lodger, single, age 53, born New Buckenham, Norfolk, unemployed; occupation: governess

3835 York RoadClara Lodon, F, Head, widowed, age 63, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: lodginghouse keeper
    Mary Hooker, F, Lodger, single, age 69, born London; occupation: private income from dividends

3837 York RoadJohn Dickinson, M, Head, married, age 53, born Reigate, Surrey; occupation: fancy cabinet maker
    Charlotte Dickinson, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

3839 York RoadBenjamin Pomfret, M, Head, married, age 30, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Auctioneer's accountant
    Rose A. Pomfret, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Dover, Kent
    Bessie M. Pomfret, F, Daughter, age 4, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Edith L. Pomfret, F, Daughter, age 3, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Rose May Pomfret, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Emma Hirons, F, Visitor, single, age 24, born Acton, Middlesex
    Alice Piper, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation General Servant

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