The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Tunbridge Wells, Kent Census
That part of Tunbridge Wells within the Parish of Tonbridge that includes St Johns Street, Standen Street, Down Lane, William Street, St Johns Road, Albion Square, Reynolds Lane, Speldhurst 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]

Census sheets
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Sheet    Place    Census entry

22 Ebury Cottages, St Johns StreetJames H. Burgess, M, Head, married, age 57, born Heathfield, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
    Sylvia C. Burgess, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Frant, Sussex
    Ellen Burgess, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Frant, Sussex, occupation: housemaid
    Albert Burgess, M, Son, single, age 21, born Tonbridge, Kent, occupation: farm labourer
    Charlotte Burgess, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Tonbridge, Kent, occupation: servant
    Sylvia C. Burgess, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Tonbridge, Kent, occupation: housemaid
    Georgina Burgess, F, Daughter, age 15, born Tonbridge, Kent, occupation: scholar
    Emmie Burgess, F, Daughter, age 11, born Speldhurst, Kent, occupation: scholar

23 Ebury Cottages, St Johns StreetJohn S. Goldsmith, M, Head, married, age 29, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: bricklayer
    Emily Goldsmith, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Brenchley, Kent
    William Packham, M, Boarder, age 4, born Tonbridge, Kent

24 Ebury Cottages, St Johns StreetElizabeth Hunt, F, Head, married, age 32, born Brightlinsea, Essex
    Elizabeth C. Hunt, F, Daughter, age 9, born Ipswich, Suffolk; occupation: scholar
    Charles E. Hunt, M, Son, age 6, born Ipswich, Suffolk; occupation: scholar
    Frederick W. A. Hunt, M, Son, age 2, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

210 John StreetWilliam Weller, M, Head, married, age 42, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: brick maker's labourer
    Maryann Weller, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Chippenham, Wiltshire
    Thomas Weller, M, Son, age 17, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: baker
    Rose Weller, F, Daughter, age 12, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: domestic servant
    Elizabeth Weller, F, Daughter, age 10, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Frederick Weller, M, Son, age 8, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Ellen Weller, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Kate E. Weller, F, Daughter, age 3, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Samuel Weller, M, Son, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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