The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Tunbridge Wells, Kent Census
That part of Tunbridge Wells within the Parish of Tonbridge that includes Upper Grosvenor Road, Goods Station Road, Belgrave Road, Tunnel Road and Hill Street
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

535 Goods Station RoadHenry Holmwood, M, Head, married, age 61, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: gardener
    Sophia Holmwood, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Penshurst, Kent
    Hannah Holmwood, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: nurse
    Mary Holmwood, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: photographic retoucher
    Charles Holmwood, M, Son, single, age 21, born Speldhurst, Kent, unemployed; occupation: gardener
    Arthur Holmwood, M, Son, age 12, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Jessie Holmwood, F, Daughter, age 9, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Edith Holmwood, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar

537 Goods Station RoadStephen Dawson, M, Head, married, age 34, born Rye, Sussex; occupation: painter
    Julia May Dawson, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: greengrocer

539 Goods Station RoadJesse Baker, M, Head, married, age 36, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: master bootmaker
    Ellen Baker, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Wadhurst, Sussex
    Charles Card, M, Lodger, single, age 18, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carman
    Walter Wath, M, Lodger, single, age 17, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation Warehouseman
    John Lee, M, Lodger, single, age 36, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: painter

541 Goods Station RoadThomas Dunk, M, Head, married, age 27, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: private income from property
    Ann Elizabeth Dunk, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Clara Hollman, F, Step Sister, single, age 42, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: domestic servant
    George Harry Skinner, M, Brother in law, single, age 19, born Guildford, Surrey; occupation: tobacconist's assistant

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