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

2753 Tunnel RoadThomas Botten, M, Head, married, age 36, born Horsmonden, Kent, occupation: carman
    Eliza Botten, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Leigh, Kent
    Thomas Botten, M, Son, age 3, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Ellen Botten, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

2753 Tunnel RoadJoseph Scrivens, M, Head, married, age 76, born Kidderminster, Worcester; occupation: plasterer
    Harriett Scrivens, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Clerkenwell, London; occupation: assistant laundress
    Rebecca Scrivens, F, Daughter, age 11, born Abbot Langley, Hertford; occupation: scholar
    Joseph Scrivens, M, Son, age 7, born Godalming, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Benjamin Scrivens, M, Son, age 5, born Blackfriars, London; occupation: scholar

2754 Tunnel RoadWilliam Kemp, M, Head, married, age 28, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Harriett Kemp, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    James Sammons, M, Father in law, widowed, age 65, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: baker
    James Sammons, M, Brother in law, age 27, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: labourer

2755 Tunnel RoadHenry Saltmarsh, M, Head, married, age 49, born Chelmsford, Essex; occupation: porter
    Mary Saltmarsh, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Matfield, Kent
    Florence Saltmarsh, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Werkram, Kent; occupation: parish relief
    Kate Saltmarsh, F, Daughter, age 4, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Thomas Brooker, M, Servant, age 13, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

2756 Tunnel RoadJohn Trotman, M, Head, married, age 21, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Printer Compositor
    Isabella Trotman, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Charles Trotman, M, Son, single, age 3, born St Pancras, London
    Arthur Trotman, M, Son, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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