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

1810 Granville RoadThomas Tester, M, Head, widowed, age 44, born Ardingly, Sussex; occupation: gardener
    Thomas Hy. Tester, M, Son, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar

1810 Granville RoadMary Ann Simmonds, F, Head, married, age 25, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Samuel William Simmonds, M, Son, age 4, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar

1811 Granville RoadMary White, F, Head, married, age 51, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation Nurse
    George E. White, M, Son, single, age 16, born Hove, Sussex; occupation Grocer's assistant
    Eli A. White, M, Son, single, age 14, born Hove, Sussex
    John A. Howick, M, Son in law, married, age 22, born Hove, Sussex; occupation: builder's surveyor
    Sarah E. Howick, F, Daughter in law, married, age 18, born Hove, Sussex
    John C.D. Howick, M, Grandson, age 3 m, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

1812 Granville RoadAlbert Croft, M, Head, married, age 31, born Brightling, Sussex; occupation: gardener
    Maria Croft, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Bembridge, Isle of Wight, Hampshire
    Lilian A. Croft, F, Daughter, age 3, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Ernest Croft, M, Son, age 4 m, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

1813 Granville RoadJoseph Akhurst, M, Head, married, age 50, born Sturry, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Julia Ann Akhurst, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Ash, Kent

1814 Granville RoadRichard Woods, M, Head, married, age 59, born Walsham Le Willows, Suffolk; occupation Gardener
    Maria Woods, F, Wife, married, age 61, born Badwellash, Suffolk
    Alfred C. Woods, M, Grandson, single, age 14, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Grocer's errand boy
    Ellen A.M. Woods, F, Granddaughter, age 11, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar

1814 Granville RoadAnnie Rodwell, F, Head, single, age 21, born Sproughton, Suffolk; occupation Ironer

1815 Granville RoadWilliam Wall, M, Head, married, age 29, born London; occupation Waiter
    Jane A. Wall, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Denham, Norfolk
    Arthur W. Wall, M, Son, age 8, born Margate, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Mabel M. Wall, F, Daughter, age 5, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar

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