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

813 Standen StreetWilliam Hopper, M, Head, married, age 61, born Nonington, Kent; occupation: builder
    Eliza Hopper, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Waltham, Kent

813 Standen StreetEdwin Crichton, M, Head, married, age 30, born Eton, Buckingham; occupation: tailor
    Martha Crichton, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Edwin J. Crichton, M, Son, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

89 Standen StreetHenry Goodwin, M, Head, married, age 36, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: painter
    Esther Goodwin, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Frant, Sussex

87 Standen StreetSarah Gooch, F, Head, widowed, age 39, born Gravesend, Kent; occupation: dressmaker

87 Standen StreetJames R. Pope, M, Head, married, age 29, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation Drayman
    Sarah Pope, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Burwash, Sussex
    Ellen E. Pope, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    James T. Pope, M, Son, age 9 m, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Harry Pope, M, Boarder, single, age 24; occupation Farm labourer
    Lousia Carter, F, Lodger, widowed, age 69, born Southampton, Hampshire; occupation: annuitant

85 Standen StreetWilliam F. Hunter, M, Head, married, age 52, born Acton, Middlesex; occupation: brick maker
    Elizabeth Hunter, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Jessia Hunter, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    Thomas Hunter, M, Son, single, age 18, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: paviour
    Henry Goodwin, M, Boarder, widowed, age 81, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: farmer

83 Standen StreetJoshua Bennett, M, Head, married, age 54, born Tonbridge, Kent, occupation: gardener
    Sarah Bennett, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Nelly Bennett, F, Granddaughter, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, occupation: scholar
    Frederick Bennett, M, Son, married, age 34, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, occupation: builder
    Ann Bennett, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Marylebone, Middlesex
    Caroline E. Bennett, F, Daughter, age 1, born Marylebone, Middlesex

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