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

2334 Tunnel RoadFrederick Blaver, M, Head, married, age 34, born Speldhurst, Kent, occupation: railway carman
    Mary Ann Blaver, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Laura Piper, F, Visitor, single, age 26, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Cook

2335 Tunnel RoadWilliam Botton, M, Head, married, age 26, born Brenchley, Kent, occupation: railway carman
    Charlotte Botton, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Brenchley, Kent
    Kate Botton, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Beatrice Botton, F, Daughter, single, age 3 m, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

2336 Tunnel RoadSamuel Scott, M, Head, married, age 34, born Newington, Surrey; occupation: warehouseman
    Emma Jane Scott, F, Wife, married, age 28, born St George, Surrey
    Alice Elizabeth Scott, F, Daughter, single, age 6, born Newington, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Alfred Samuel Scott, M, Son, single, age 5, born St George, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    William John Scott, M, Son, single, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Frank George Scott, M, Son, single, age 3 m, born Tonbridge, Kent

2337 Tunnel RoadSamuel Tompkins, M, Head, married, age 71, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation Carpenter
    Jane Tompkins, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Mendlesham, Suffolk
    Florence Tompkins, F, Daughter, single, age 11, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar

2338 Tunnel RoadGeorge William Pilcher, M, Head, married, age 27, born Hythe, Kent; occupation Railway Porter
    Francis Jane Pilcher, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Tempsford, Bedford
    George Pilcher, M, Son, single, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Arthur Thomas Morley, M, Lodger, single, age 17, born Abington, Cambridge; occupation: railway porter

2339 Tunnel RoadGeorge Croucher, M, Head, married, age 31, born Tenterden, Kent; occupation: railway carman
    Harriett Croucher, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Laughton, Sussex
    Matilda Croucher, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born Salehurst, Sussex
    Henry Croucher, M, Father, married, age 58, born Tenterden, Kent; occupation: engine driver
    Ann Croucher, F, Sister, single, age 23, born Tenterden, Kent; occupation: cook

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