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

36Speldhurst RoadJoseph Coomber, M, Head, single, age 49, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Henry Coomber, M, Brother, single, age 46, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: gardener

36Speldhurst RoadJohn Longley, M, Head, married, age 60, born Kent; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
    Francis Longley, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Tun Wells, Kent

36Speldhurst RoadAlbert H. Bull, M, Head, married, age 36, born Speldhurst, Kent, occupation: bricklayer
    Jane Bull, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Albert H. Bull, M, Son, single, age 15, born Tunbridge, Kent, occupation: gardener's boy
    William J. Bull, M, Son, age 13, born Speldhurst, Kent, occupation: scholar
    Minnie J. Bull, F, Daughter, age 10, born Speldhurst, Kent, occupation: scholar
    Caroline Binor, F, Sister in law, single, age 33, born Speldhurst, Kent, occupation: nurse

36Speldhurst RoadJohn Lamton, M, Head, married, age 74, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Bett Lamton, F, Wife, married, age 74, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    William Lamton, M, Grandson, age 13, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: carter boy

36Strange Brick FieldEdward Upfold, M, Head, married, age 38, born Chitenfold, Surrey; occupation Foreman Brickmaker
    Jane S. Upfold, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Reigate, Surrey
    Edward Upfold, M, Son, age 11, born Chipstead, Surrey; occupation Scholar
    Ada E. Upfold, F, Daughter, age 9, born Chipstead, Surrey; occupation Scholar
    Annie Upfold, F, Daughter, age 7, born Redhill, Surrey; occupation Scholar
    Matilda Upfold, F, Daughter, age 5, born Redhill, Surrey; occupation Scholar
    Lizzie Upfold, F, Daughter, age 3, born Frant, Sussex; occupation Scholar
    William J. Upfold, M, Son, age 1, born Frant, Sussex

36121 St Johns RoadEdward Parker, M, Head, married, age 38, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation: market gardener
    Mary Parker, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Penshurst, Kent
    Harry Parker, M, Son, age 16, born Fordcombe, Kent; occupation: clerk
    Laura Parker, F, Daughter, age 14, born Langton, Kent, handicap: deaf; occupation: scholar
    Thomas Groombridge, M, Servant, single, age 21, born Southborough, Kent; occupation: farm servant

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