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

216 Kensington StreetCharles Young, M, Head, married, age 25, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Gas Fitter
    Emily Young, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Charles Young, M, Son, age 2, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Charlotte Young, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

218 Kensington StreetEsther Corke, F, Head, widowed, age 59, born Eridge, Sussex
    Walter Corke, M, Son, single, age 28, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: clerk
    Charles Corke, M, Son, single, age 26, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: plumber and painter
    Mary A. Corke, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    Frederick J. Corke, M, Son, single, age 19, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: printer's apprentice

219 Kensington StreetAugusta Warrener, F, Head, widowed, age 43, born Merreworth, Kent
    William G. Warrener, M, Son, age 10, born Deptford, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Sophia F. James, F, Lodger, single, age 62, born Stone, Kent; occupation: former governess

2110 Kensington StreetHenry Harmer, M, Head, married, age 39, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: plasterer
    Lucy Harmer, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Burwash, Sussex
    George Harmer, M, Son, age 12, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Horace Harmer, M, Son, age 8, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar

2111 Kensington StreetAmelia Hyland, F, Head, widowed, age 54, born Brede, Sussex; occupation: nurse
    John Newnham, M, Lodger, single, age 60, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: former clerk

2113 Kensington StreetHenry Sands, M, Head, widowed, age 62, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
    Keziah Sands, F, Daughter, single, age 30, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: housekeeper

2115 Kensington StreetSidney Sands, M, Head, married, age 35, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: joiner
    Emily Sands, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Pucklechurch, Gloucester
    Sydney Sands, M, Son, single, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar

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