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

1914 Tunnel RoadFrederick Richardson, M, Head, married, age 57, born Wrotham, Kent; occupation Boot Maker
    Jane Richardson, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Wadhurst, Sussex
    Frederick Richardson, M, Son, single, age 24, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Photographer
    Thomas Richardson, M, Son, single, age 20, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

1915 Tunnel RoadGeorge Clifford, M, Head, married, age 55, born Devizes, Wiltshire; occupation: boot maker
    Sarah Clifford, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Basingstoke, Hampshire; occupation: laundress
    Edward Clifford, M, Son, single, age 19, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, unemployed; occupation: plasterer
    Ann Clifford, F, Daughter, age 15, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: domestic servant
    Benjamin Clifford, M, Son, age 12, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Charles Clifford, M, Son, age 10, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Rose Clifford, F, Daughter, age 8 m, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

1916 Tunnel RoadObed Daw, M, Head, married, age 42, born Sussex; occupation: wheelwright
    Happy Daw, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Sussex
    Mary Alice Daw, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Sussex; occupation: scholar
    James Bowden, M, Lodger, age 22, born Barnstaple, Sussex, occupation: confectioner

1917 Tunnel RoadSarah Crossland, F, Head, widowed, age 50, born Chatham, Kent; occupation: nurse
    William Crossland, M, Son, age 19, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: fly driver
    John Cash, M, Lodger, age 19, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: fly driver

1918 Tunnel RoadJohn Norman, M, Head, married, age 78, born Mayfield, Kent; occupation Labourer
    Fanny Norman, F, Wife, married, age 73, born Pembury, Kent
    Fanny Norman, F, Daughter, single, age 40, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Laundress

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