The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Tunbridge Wells, Kent Census
That part of Tunbridge Wells within the Parish of Tonbridge that includes Victoria Road, Goods Station Road, Kirkdale Road, Dale Street and Albert 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]

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Sheet    Place    Census entry

470 Victoria RoadMary Field, F, Head, single, age 38, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    Hannah Field, F, Mother, widowed, age 74, born Old Stampford, Essex; occupation: former lodging house keeper

472 Victoria RoadWilliam Taylor, M, Head, married, age 25, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: porter
    Rosa Taylor, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Brenchley, Kent
    Harry Taylor, M, Son, age 2, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Arthur Taylor, M, Son, age 1, born Tun Wells, Kent

472 Victoria RoadElizabeth Sharp, F, Head, widowed, age 75; occupation: charwoman
    Alice D. Sharp, F, Daughter, single, age 27; occupation: charwoman
    Alice Sharp, F, Granddaughter, age 8; occupation: scholar

474 Victoria RoadGeorge Brooker, M, Head, married, age 48, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: labourer
    Elizabeth Brooker, F, Wife, married, age 46, born East Peckham, Kent

476 Victoria RoadGeorge Chapman, M, Head, married, age 36, born Tun Wells, Kent, occupation: painter
    Ellen Chapman, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Wadhurst, Kent
    George J. Chapman, M, Son, age 7, born Tun Wells, Kent, occupation: scholar
    William Chapman, M, Son, age 5, born Tun Wells, Kent, occupation: scholar

478 Victoria RoadSusan Crittell, F, Head, single, age 77, born Boarshead, Sussex; occupation: former cook

478 Victoria RoadEdward Castle, M, Head, married, age 27, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: labourer
    Sarah Castle, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Alice C. Castle, F, Daughter, age 4, born Hastings, Sussex
    Isabella F. Castle, F, Daughter, age 2, born Hastings, Sussex

480 Victoria RoadJane Carnell, F, Head, widowed, age 75, born Essex

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