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

1955 St Johns RoadAdam L. Reeve, M, Head, married, age 42, born East Soham, Suffolk; occupation: china dealer
    Ann B. Reeve, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Tenterden, Kent
    Ann Calt, F, Aunt, single, age 64, born Tenterden, Kent; occupation: private income from dividends

1953 St Johns RoadJoseph Johnstone, M, Head, married, age 45, born Morton In Marsh, Gloucester; occupation: draper
    Emily Johnstone, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Emily M. Johnstone, F, Daughter, age 8, born Kingston On Thames, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Annie E. Johnstone, F, Daughter, age 6, born Lee, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Frank C. Johnstone, M, Son, age 2, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Naomi Manktelow, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: servant

1951 St Johns RoadCharles Ranson, M, Head, married, age 39, born Bury, Suffolk; occupation Coffee Tavern Keeper
    Elizabeth Ranson, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Bury, Suffolk
    Ann Ranson, F, Mother, widowed, age 57, born Bury, Suffolk; occupation Dressmaker
    George T. Barnes, M, Lodger, single, age 17, born Sandy, Bedford; occupation: carpenter

191 Haywards CottageWilliam Knott, M, Head, single, age 54, born Exeter, Devon; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Clare, F, Servant, single, age 56, born Arundel, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper

192 Haywards CottageFanny Allcorn, F, Head, widowed, age 52, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: charwoman
    Maria Allcorn, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: nurse

193 Haywards CottageEdward Peerless, M, Head, married, age 47, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Phillis Peerless, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: charwoman
    Ann Peerless, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: laundress
    Catherine Peerless, F, Daughter, age 13, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Francis Peerless, F, Daughter, age 5, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar

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