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

1191 Goods Station RoadWilliam Swain, M, Head, married, age 39, born Wye, Kent; occupation: baker
    Sarah Lydia Swain, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Woolwich, Kent
    Annie Elizabeth Swain, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Dover, Kent
    William Bazil Swain, M, Son, age 16, born Dover, Kent
    Walter Frank Swain, M, Son, age 9, born (British Subject), America; occupation: scholar
    George Alfred Swain, M, Son, age 7, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar

11Bornden Cottage, Goods Station RoadWilliam Pratt, M, Head, married, age 49, born Boyhoam, Sussex; occupation: blacksmith
    Sarah Pratt, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    William Joseph Pratt, M, Son, single, age 19, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: blacksmith
    Sophia Bellingham, F, Mother in law, widowed, age 68, born Brenchley, Kent

11Laurel Cottage, Goods Station RoadGeorge Wimhurst, M, Head, married, age 56, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Coachman
    Mary Wimhurst, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Bishopstone, Sussex

111 Belgrave RoadThomas Quinnell, M, Head, married, age 29, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Railway Signalman
    Charlotte Quinnell, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Frant, Sussex
    Charlotte Amelia Quinnell, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Martha Quinnell, F, Sister, single, age 26, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation General Servant
    Ernest Quinnell, M, Nephew, single, age 12, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar

112 Belgrave RoadEsther Fevre, F, Head, single, age 61, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: laundress
    Peter Batchelor, M, Lodger, widowed, age 57, born Tunbridge, Kent, occupation: labourer

113 Belgrave RoadGeorge Brooker, M, Head, widowed, age 61, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: railway signalman
    Francis Brooker, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: housekeeper
    Frederick Brooker, M, Son, single, age 14, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: ironmonger's labourer
    Samuel Diplock, M, Lodger, single, age 45, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: railway platelayer labourer

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