The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Tonbridge, Kent Census
That part of the parish of Tonbridge that includes the High Street, Vale Road, Priory Row, Strawberry Vale, Woodbine Place and Rose Street
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

811 Vale RoadWilliam Frampton, M, Head, widowed, age 45, born Cranbourne, Dorset; occupation: railway porter
    Fanny Frampton, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Portsmouth, Hampshire; occupation: housekeeper
    William H. Frampton, M, Son, age 15, born Milford, Hampshire; occupation: errand boy
    Charles Frampton, M, Son, age 9, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Charles G. Frampton, M, Grandson, age 11 m, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Elizabeth Crowhurst, F, Visitor, single, age 48, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: nurse

813 Vale RoadFanny Hayes, F, Head, widowed, age 45, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Charles Hayes, M, Son, single, age 19, born East Peckham, Kent; occupation: telegraph clerk
    Edward Hayes, M, Son, age 14, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: errand boy
    Alice Hayes, F, Daughter, age 11, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar

815 Vale RoadHenry Cox, M, Head, married, age 53, born Redhill, Surrey; occupation: railway platelayer
    Caroline Cox, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Kingswood, Surrey
    John Boylet, M, Boarder, single, age 28, born Worplesden, Surrey, occupation: railway guard

817 Vale RoadEdward Batsoms, M, Head, married, age 35, born Woolwich, Kent, occupation: railway guard
    Ann Batsoms, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Woolwich, Kent
    Elizabeth A. Batsoms, F, Daughter, age 10, born Ramsgate, Kent, occupation: scholar
    Ellen A. Batsoms, F, Daughter, age 8, born Tunbridge, Kent, occupation: scholar
    Thomas R. Batsoms, M, Son, age 1, born Tunbridge, Kent

819 Vale RoadEdmund Wood, M, Head, married, age 55, born Chevening, Kent; occupation Railway Servant
    Maria Wood, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Newton, Devon
    William Wood, M, Son, age 12, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Fannie Wood, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation Dressmaker

821 Vale RoadJane Wilson, F, Head, widowed, age 75, born Southborough, Kent; occupation Railway waiting room attendant

823 Vale RoadJames G. Norris, M, Head, married, age 57, born Bickley, Sussex; occupation Railway Clerk
    Jane Norris, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Tenterden, Kent
    Harold A. Norris, M, Son, age 11, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Jeffrey G. Norris, M, Son, age 10, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Mabel M. Norris, F, Daughter, age 9, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Pattie J. Norris, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Percy F. Norris, M, Son, age 5, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation Scholar
    Mary Ann Turley, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Marden, Kent; occupation Domestic Servant

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