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

925 Vale RoadJohn Brooks, M, Head, married, age 53, born Betley, Stafford; occupation: railway inspector of permanent way
    Anne M. Brooks, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Guyhern, Cambridge
    Alice Brooks, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born March, Cambridge
    Rose L. Jackson, F, Granddaughter, age 2, born City Of, Middlesex

9Station Square, 27 Vale RoadStephen Hollands, M, Head, married, age 25, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: railway engine stoker
    Mary M. Hollands, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Southborough, Kent
    Emma E. Hollands, F, Daughter, age 4, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Ethel G. Hollands, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Walter H. Hollands, M, Son, age 9 m, born Tunbridge, Kent

9Station Square, 29 Vale RoadWilliam Wood, M, Head, married, age 60, born Boughton Alaph, Kent; occupation Bricklayer's labourer
    Ellen Wood, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Margate, Kent
    Ambrosis Wood, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Boughton Alaph, Kent
    James N. Wood, M, Son, age 13, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Charles Prone, M, Nursechild, age 2, born Hackney, Essex
    Matilda Lownder, F, Nursechild, age 7 m, born Greenwich, Kent

9Station Square, 31 Vale RoadRobert Agnew, M, Head, married, age 38, born Whitehaven, Cumberland; occupation: railway guard
    Emily J. Agnew, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: school teacher
    George Agnew, M, Son, age 11, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Robert Agnew, M, Son, age 9, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Eliza Agnew, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    William Agnew, M, Son, age 5, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar

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