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

861 Goods Station RoadWilliam Edward Martin, M, Head, married, age 63, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: office clerk
    Sarah Ann Martin, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Robert Martin, M, Son, single, age 25, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: porter
    Sarah Ann Martin, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Sarah Ann Eunice Martin, F, Granddaughter, single, age 11, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

863 Goods Station RoadRobert Sellins, M, Head, married, age 33, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
    Clara Sellins, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Capel, Kent
    Rose Sellins, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Kate Sellins, F, Daughter, single, age 6, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Walter Sellins, M, Son, single, age 3, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Alice Sellins, F, Daughter, single, age 7 m, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Anne Lawrence, F, Mother in law, widowed, age 65, born Hadlow, Kent

865 Goods Station RoadGeorge Bennett, M, Head, married, age 46, born Leigh, Kent, occupation: flyman
    Sarah Bennett, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Leigh, Kent
    George Bennett, M, Son, single, age 20, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, occupation: fly driver
    Frederick Bennett, M, Son, single, age 11, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, occupation: scholar

867 Goods Station RoadJudith Gander, F, Head, widowed, age 51, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker
    Catherine Gander, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Nettlestead, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker

869 Goods Station RoadJoseph Collins, M, Head, married, age 55, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: carpenter
    Susannah Collins, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Penshurst, Kent
    George Richard Collins, M, Son, single, age 26, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: grocer's manager
    Martha Collins, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    George Baker, M, Assistant, single, age 18, born Canterbury, Kent; occupation: grocer's assistant

871 Goods Station RoadThomas Relf, M, Head, married, age 71, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: labourer
    Lydia Relf, F, Wife, married, age 69, born Sussex
    Harry Wakeman, M, Grandson, single, age 2, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Ernest Winchester, M, Boarder, single, age 24, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation Carpenter

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