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

626 Goods Station RoadWilliam T. Wicks, M, Head, married, age 52, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation House Painter
    Ann Wicks, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Upholsteress
    Annie E. Wicks, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Upholsteress
    William T. Wicks, M, Son, single, age 18, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Wine merchant's cashier
    Albert E. Wicks, M, Son, age 12, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Arthur G. Wicks, M, Son, age 6, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar

628 Goods Station RoadRobert Kemp, M, Head, married, age 47, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: hospital porter
    Hannah Kemp, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Hurstpierpoint, Sussex
    Alice M. Kemp, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Ashford, Kent; occupation: dressmaker

630 Goods Station RoadThomas Cox, M, Head, married, age 66, born Neineham, Oxford, unemployed; occupation: coachman
    Ann Cox, F, Wife, married, age 66, born Harpham, York
    Ann Cox, F, Daughter, single, age 29, born Epsom, Surrey; occupation: dressmaker
    James Cox, M, Son, single, age 26, born Epsom, Surrey; occupation: painter

632 Goods Station RoadHarry Norman, M, Head, married, age 36, born Pembury, Kent; occupation Gardener
    Emma Norman, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Charwoman
    Harry Norman, M, Son, age 14, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Errand Boy
    George Norman, M, Son, age 12, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar

634 Goods Station RoadEdward Roberts, M, Head, married, age 58, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Tunbridgeware wood carver
    Harriett Roberts, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Oxted, Surrey

636 Goods Station RoadMary Bannister, F, Head, widowed, age 65, born Tun Wells, Kent, occupation: cook

636 Goods Station RoadSarah Roberts, F, Head, widowed, age 56, born East Peckham, Kent; occupation Nurse
    Benjamin Roberts, M, Son, single, age 25, born Southborough, Kent; occupation Blacksmith's labourer

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