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

91 Hampton Cottage, Goods Station RoadFrederick Streat, M, Head, married, age 34, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: coal yard labourer

92 Hampton CottagesThomas Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 32, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: carpenter and joiner
    Eliza Dadswell, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Hildenboro, Kent
    George Faircloth, M, Lodger, married, age 25, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: bell hanger and whitesmith

958 Goods Station RoadEbenezer Eldred, M, Head, married, age 59, born Braintree, Essex; occupation: grocer
    Charlotte Eldred, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Brighton, Sussex
    Frederick Eldred, M, Son, single, age 23, born London; occupation: grocer
    Frank Eldred, M, Son, age 10, born London; occupation: scholar

960 Goods Station RoadRobert Sarby, M, Head, married, age 38, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: furniture broker's shopman
    Emma Sarby, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Robert L. Sarby, M, Son, age 13, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Emma R. Sarby, F, Daughter, age 12, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Frederick G. Sarby, M, Son, age 10, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Albert H. Sarby, M, Son, age 7, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Mary J. Sarby, F, Daughter, age 5, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    William C. Sarby, M, Son, age 1, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    William Sarby, M, Father, widowed, age 77, born Catsfield, Sussex; occupation: former carpenter

962 Goods Station RoadAlfred Morgan, M, Head, married, age 40, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: police constable
    Julia A. Morgan, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Alice M. Morgan, F, Daughter, age 14, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Florence L. Morgan, F, Daughter, age 9, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar

962 Goods Station RoadHenry J.V. Holder, M, Head, married, age 23, born Lingfield, Sussex; occupation: railway clerk
    Mary Ann Holder, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Lingfield, Sussex

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