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1881 Tunbridge Wells, Kent Census
That part of Tunbridge Wells within the Parish of Tonbridge that includes Camden Road, Albion Road, St James Road, Beulah Road, Granville Road, Chandos Road and Dukes Road
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

45 Albion RoadJohn Hayward, M, Head, married, age 52, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, employs 2 men and 1 boy; occupation: farmer
    Ann Hayward, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Wrotham, Kent
    Ann Jane Hayward, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

4Rylatt Stables, Albion RoadJoseph Westwood, M, Head, married, age 44, born Preston, Hertford; occupation Coachman
    William Augustus Westwood, M, Son, single, age 16, born Kingswarden, Hertford; occupation Groom

46 Albion RoadBenjamin Knight, M, Head, married, age 62, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: retired smith
    Eliza Knight, F, Wife, married, age 59, born Brighton, Sussex
    Mary Ann Knight, F, Niece, single, age 41, born Newhaven, Sussex; occupation: certificated teacher
    Sarah Cobman, F, Visitor, single, age 32, born Hoxton, Middlesex; occupation: no occupation

47 Albion RoadJoseph Turner, M, Head, married, age 61, born Swindon, Wiltshire; occupation: coachman
    Sarah Turner, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Ingham, Suffolk
    Samuel Mingay, M, Lodger, single, age 17, born Pakenham, Suffolk; occupation: groom

48 Albion RoadWilliam Reading, M, Head, married, age 52, born Chilworth, Surrey; occupation Manager Of Paper Works
    Mary Reading, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Dartford, Kent
    Annie Whitehurst Reading, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Dartford, Kent
    Mary Jane Reading, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Dartford, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Herbert J. Reading, M, Son, single, age 16, born Dartford, Kent; occupation Scholar
    William Reading, M, Son, age 13, born Northfleet, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Percy Archd. Reading, M, Son, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar

49 Albion RoadJohn Rumens, M, Head, married, age 73, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: retired draper and grocer
    Frances Rumens, F, Wife, married, age 65, born Lamberhurst, Sussex

410 Albion RoadJohn Newton, M, Head, married, age 39, born Glyne, Sussex; occupation Baptist Minister Of Hanover Chapel
    Ruth Newton, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Westham, Sussex
    Mary Sophia Newton, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Westham, Sussex
    Alice Newton, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Westham, Sussex
    Naomi Elizth. Newton, F, Daughter, age 9, born Westham, Sussex; occupation Scholar
    Ebenezer Newton, M, Son, age 8, born Westham, Sussex; occupation Scholar
    John Newton, M, Son, age 6, born Westham, Sussex; occupation Scholar
    Edward Newton, M, Son, age 4, born Westham, Sussex; occupation Scholar

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