The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex

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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

722 Albion RoadWilliam Absolem Bentley, M, Head, married, age 58, born Crayford, Kent, occupation: commission agent
    Hannah Maria Bentley, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Portsmouth
    Richard Bentley, M, Son, single, age 20, born Kennington, Middlesex, occupation: commission agent
    Rose Alice Bentley, F, Daughter, age 15, born Clerkenwell, Middlesex, occupation: scholar

723 Albion RoadThomas Collins, M, Head, married, age 34, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: carpenter
    Anne Collins, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Rosia Collins, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Thomas Scrapps, M, Boarder, single, age 21, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
    William Swapper, M, Boarder, single, age 19, born Ashford, Kent; occupation: carpenter
    Lewes Burling, M, Boarder, single, age 17, born Margate, Kent, occupation: carpenter

724 Albion RoadPhilley Dix, F, Head, widowed, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: laundress
    Kate E. Dix, F, Daughter, age 10, born Chatham, Kent; occupation: scholar
    James C.F. Dix, M, Son, age 8, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Lucy Dix, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar

725 Albion RoadJane Sibthorpe, F, Head, widowed, age 63, born Potton, Bedford; occupation: private income from property
    Mary Jane Sibthorpe, F, Daughter, single, age 35, born Witham, Essex; occupation: private income from property
    Martha Sibthorpe, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born Witham, Essex; occupation: private income from property
    Elizabeth Buke, F, Visitor, widowed, age 59, born Lincoln, Lincoln, occupation: housekeeper

726 Albion RoadJames Floyd, M, Head, married, age 45, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Emma Floyd, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Saxham, Suffolk
    Frederick J. Floyd, M, Son, single, age 17, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: baker's labourer
    Alice Floyd, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Flossie Floyd, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Lilian Floyd, F, Daughter, single, age 5, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar

726 Albion RoadArthur Frank Dicker, M, Head, married, age 26, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation: butler
    Annie Dicker, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Newbury, Berkshire

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