The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Tunbridge Wells, Kent Census
That part of Tunbridge Wells within the Parish of Tonbridge that includes Kirkdale Road, Baltic Road, Beech Street, Hill Street, Tunnel Road, Good Station Road, Mercer Street, Commercial Road, Norman Road, Camden Road, Quarry Road and Stanley 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

4819 Stanley RoadSamuel Hood, M, Head, married, age 31, born Speldhurst; occupation: painter and paper hanger
    Lucy Hood, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Aldborough, York
    Annie I. Hood, F, Daughter, age 9, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Robert S. Hood, M, Son, age 6, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Margaret H. Hood, F, Daughter, age 3, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Lucy H. Hood, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tun Wells, Kent

4821 Stanley RoadFrederick Gay, M, Head, married, age 60, born Dorset; occupation: tailor's coat hand
    Mary Gay, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Sandgate, Kent; occupation: confectioner
    Frederick J. Gay, M, Son, age 4, born Ashford, Kent
    Maud M. Gay, F, Daughter, age 3, born Ashford, Kent
    Caroline Gay, F, Daughter, age 18 m, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Nellie J. Gay, F, Daughter, age 4 m, born Tun Wells, Kent

4823 Stanley RoadJohn Akehurst, M, Head, married, age 57, born East Malling; occupation: labourer
    Mary Ann Akehurst, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Seal, Kent
    Elizabeth Akehurst, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born Southborough, Kent
    George Faircloth, M, Son in law, married, age 30, born Stortford, Hertford; occupation: musician
    Annie Faircloth, F, Daughter, married, age 23, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Florence Akehurst, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tun Wells, Kent

4825 Stanley RoadGeorge Fry, M, Head, married, age 29, born Langton, Kent; occupation: painter
    Julia Fry, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Sandford, Essex
    Ellen C. Fry, F, Daughter, age 5, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Emett A. Fry, M, Son, age 4, born Tun Wells, Kent
    Louisa Fry, F, Daughter, age 1 m, born Tun Wells, Kent

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