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]

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Sheet    Place    Census entry

627 Standen StreetCharles Fry, M, Head, married, age 32, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation: plumber
    Florence Fry, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Imy Fry, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Ann Hewitt, F, Boarder, single, age 23, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: servant
    Ann Patterson, F, Lodger, single, age 59, born Plymouth, Devon; occupation Scripture Reader

625 Standen StreetJoseph Smith, M, Head, married, age 29, born Southboro, Kent; occupation: coal merchant
    Naomi Smith, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Southboro, Kent
    Emily Smith, F, Daughter, age 5, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Joseph Smith, M, Son, age 2, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Lilley Smith, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Emily Brown, F, Boarder, age 14, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Susan Bonwick, F, Servant, age 15, born Pounds Bridge, Kent, occupation: servant
    Marian C. Briggs, F, Lodger, single, age 29, born Brighton, Sussex, occupation: dressmaker

623 Standen StreetWilliam Aynsley, M, Head, married, age 56, born London City Of, Middlesex; occupation: decorator
    Emily Aynsley, F, Wife, married, age 53, born West Wickham, Kent
    Alice Ashtison, F, Lodger, widowed, age 72, born Leatherhead, Surrey; occupation: annuitant

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