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

113 Spring Cottages, Goods Station RoadThomas E. Burr, M, Head, married, age 34, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: labourer
    Mary Ann Burr, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Florence Duly, F, Daughter, age 10, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Rose Burr, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Thomas E. Burr, M, Son, age 1, born Tun Wells, Kent

114 Spring Cottages, Goods Station RoadEmma Burgess, F, Head, widowed, age 42, born Hadlow, Kent, occupation: charwoman
    Emily Burgess, F, Daughter, age 9, born Tun Wells, Kent, occupation: scholar
    Ernest Burgess, M, Son, age 6, born Southboro, Kent, occupation: scholar
    James Akehurst, M, Lodger, widowed, age 48, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: bricklayer's labourer

1170 Goods Station RoadEdward Mercer, M, Head, married, age 59, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Fish hawker
    Charlotte Mercer, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Laundress

1170 Goods Station RoadMary Mcintyre, F, Head, widowed, age 56, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: tailoress
    Thomas Wallis, M, Son, single, age 21, born Chittingstone, Kent; occupation: carpenter's labourer

1170 Goods Station RoadEllen Humphery, F, Head, widowed, age 50, born Allfold, Surrey; occupation Former laundress
    Julia Humphery, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Allberry, Surrey; occupation General Servant

111 Holmans Cottages, Goods Station RoadAlfred Crosstand, M, Head, married, age 25, born Chatham, Kent; occupation: dealer
    Rosetta Crosstand, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Harlington, Middlesex

112 Holmans Cottages, Goods Station RoadEdward Colbran, M, Head, married, age 36, born Eridge, Sussex; occupation: carter
    Alice Colbran, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Withyham, Sussex

1172 Goods Station RoadSarah Featherstone, F, Head, widowed, age 58, born Spring Midhurst, Sussex; occupation: laundress
    Tom H. Featherstone, M, Son, single, age 18, born Tun Wells, Kent, unemployed; occupation: oilman

1172 Goods Station RoadHarriett Wells, F, Head, widowed, age 34, born Frant, Sussex; occupation Needle woman
    Milley Wells, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Edith Wells, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tun Wells, Kent

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