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 Peters Street, Garden Street, Calverley Street, Camden Road, Dale Street, Albert Street, Kensington Street, Victoria Road, Ely Lane and Calverley 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

916 Camden RoadMarion Long, F, Head, single, age 47, born Willsbridge, Gloucester
    Arthur W. Willicombe, M, Nephew, single, age 17, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: builder's apprentice
    Flora May Willicombe, F, Neice, age 14, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar

917 Camden RoadEliza Killick, F, Head, widowed, age 53, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: greengrocer
    Walter Killick, M, Son, single, age 23, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: butcher
    Kate Killick, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: assistant greengrocer
    Albert Killick, M, Son, age 16, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: blacksmith's apprentice
    Jane Killick, F, Daughter, age 14, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: dressmaker's apprentice
    George Killick, M, Son, age 12, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar

918 Camden RoadWilliam S. Smith, M, Head, married, age 25, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: hairdresser's assistant
    Alice Smith, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Worthing, Sussex
    Gertrude A. Smith, F, Daughter, age 9 m, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    John Davis, M, Boarder, single, age 23, born West Penward, Somerset; occupation: butchers assistant

919 Camden RoadWalter Vernon, M, Head, married, age 29, born Sheepy, Leicester; occupation Beer House Keeper
    Olive Vernon, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Caleb King, M, Lodger, single, age 22, born Wadhurst, Kent; occupation: costermonger
    Saunders Newton, M, Lodger, married, age 34, born Cambridge; occupation Groom and Gardener

920 Camden RoadLouisa A. Roots, F, Head, single, age 54, born Aylesford, Kent; occupation Dressmaker
    Elizabeth A. Roots, F, Sister, single, age 49, born Aylesford, Kent; occupation Dressmaker

921 Camden RoadMary Gilbert, F, Head, widowed, age 60, born Biddenden, Kent; occupation: lodging house keeper
    Henry Cook, M, Lodger, single, age 23, born Hollingbourne, Sussex; occupation: police constable
    Albert E. Kennett, M, Lodger, single, age 20, born Peckham, Kent; occupation: grocer's assistant
    John E.F. Kennett, M, Visitor, age 17, born Peckham, Kent; occupation: groom

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