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

38116 St Johns RoadEliza Tilley, F, Head, widowed, age 68, born Isle Abbotts, Somerset; occupation Annuitant

38115 St Johns RoadReuben Gibbs, M, Head, married, age 50, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: shoe maker
    Louisa Gibbs, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    Agnes Gibbs, F, Daughter, age 17, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: employed at home

38113 St Johns RoadHenry Markwick, M, Head, married, age 38, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation: gardener
    Anne Markwick, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Maresfield, Sussex
    Minnie Markwick, F, Daughter, age 4, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Kate Markwick, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Henry Markwick, M, Son, age 3 m, born Tunbridge, Kent

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