The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Tunbridge Wells, Kent Census
That part of Tunbridge Wells within the Parish of Tonbridge that includes London Road, Grosvenor Road, Church Road, Mount Ephraim Road, Dudley Rad and York 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]

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Sheet    Place    Census entry

26Mechanic Institute, Dudley RoadRobert Gale, M, Head, married, age 39, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: joiner
    Caroline A. Gale, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Brighton, Sussex
    Alice E. Gale, F, Daughter, age 14, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Kate A. Gale, F, Daughter, age 12, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Agnes E. Gale, F, Daughter, age 11, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Grace H. Gale, F, Daughter, age 9, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Douglas Gale, M, Son, age 6, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Constance M. Gale, F, Daughter, age 4, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Florence A. Gale, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Herbert Gale, M, Son, age 1 m, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

261 Dudley RoadEliza J. Smith, F, Head, widowed, age 59, born Berwick On Tweed, Northumberland; occupation: no occupation
    Isabella Smith, F, Daughter, single, age 32, born Harrow On Hill, Middlesex; occupation: school mistress

265 Dudley RoadAlfred Dunn, M, Head, married, age 36, born Basingstoke, Hampshire; occupation: tea merchant
    Elizabeth A. Dunn, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Reading, Berkshire
    Alfred G. Dunn, M, Son, age 4, born Reading, Berkshire
    Edith W. Dunn, F, Daughter, age 3, born Reading, Berkshire
    William F. Dunn, M, Son, age 1, born Reading, Berkshire
    Myra K. Daynes, F, Mothers Help, single, age 18, born Biddenden, Kent
    Harriet Harman, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Crowboro, Sussex; occupation: domestic servant

267 Dudley RoadWilliam B. Bryant, M, Head, married, age 31, born Ipswich, Suffolk; occupation: chemist's assistant
    Lucy B. Bryant, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Cottenham, Cambridge

269 Dudley RoadFrederick R. Harris, M, Head, single, age 55, born Southgate, Middlesex; occupation: private income from dividends
    Emily F. Harris, F, Sister, single, age 54, born Southgate, Middlesex; occupation: private income from dividends

2611 Dudley RoadMary A. Elliott, F, Head, single, age 62, born Tenterden, Kent; occupation: retired
    Emma G. Oliver, F, Sister, married, age 43, born Calais (B S), France; occupation: no occupation
    Anne Cole, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: domestic servant

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