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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

3934 Dukes RoadThomas Langridge, M, Head, married, age 39, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: carpenter
    Frances Langridge, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Thomas Langridge, M, Son, single, age 15, born Richmond, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    John Langridge, M, Son, age 13, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Walter Langridge, M, Son, age 12, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Ester Langridge, F, Daughter, age 10, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Elizabeth Langridge, F, Niece, age 4, born Langton, Kent; occupation: scholar

3935 Dukes RoadMary Ann Shaw, F, Head, widowed, age 35, born Southborough, Kent; occupation: laundress
    Charlotte Shaw, F, Daughter, age 11, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Edith Shaw, F, Daughter, age 8, born Watford, Hertford; occupation: scholar
    Thomas Shaw, M, Son, age 6, born Bournemouth, Hampshire; occupation: scholar
    Maude Shaw, F, Daughter, age 3, born Bournemouth, Hampshire

3935 Dukes RoadFrederick Sankey, M, Head, married, age 22, born Charing, Kent; occupation: policeman
    Lucy Sankey, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Margate, Kent

3935 Dukes RoadTrayton Rochester, M, Head, married, age 58, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Grocer
    Eliza Rochester, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Walter Rochester, M, Son, single, age 19, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation Grocer's assistant
    Mary Jane Rochester, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Burwash, Sussex

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