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

2920 Eli LaneGeorge Goodwin, M, Head, married, age 85, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Clara Goodwin, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

2922 Eli LaneAlfred Figgett, M, Head, married, age 47, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: labourer
    Selina Figgett, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Frant, Sussex
    Alice Figgett, F, Daughter, age 11, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: scholar

2924 Eli LaneWilliam Payne, M, Head, married, age 39, born Bromley, Kent; occupation: labourer
    Jane Payne, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    William Payne, M, Son, age 14, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
    Ellen Payne, F, Daughter, age 12, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Clara Payne, F, Daughter, age 5, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar

2926 Eli LaneHenry Head, M, Head, married, age 40, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: costermonger
    Margaret Head, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Cork, Ireland
    William Head, M, Son, age 13, born Eastbourne, Sussex; occupation: costermonger
    Henry Head, M, Father, widowed, age 85, born York, York

2928 Eli LaneFrederick Hall, M, Head, married, age 40, born Hampshire; occupation: hawker of door mats and brushes
    Kate Hall, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Ireland

2930 Eli LaneGeorge Elmore, M, Head, widowed, age 44, born Barking, Essex; occupation: fish dealer

2932 Eli LaneFrederick Todmore, M, Head, married, age 37, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation Labourer
    Mary A. Todmore, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Bromley, Kent; occupation Laundress

2934 Eli LaneJohn Ralph, M, Head, widowed, age 60, born Tudely, Kent; occupation: newspaper seller

2936 Eli LaneCharlotte Holland, F, Head, married, age 50, born Appledore, Kent; occupation: charwoman
    Alfred Holland, M, Grandson, age 11, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: scholar

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