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]

Census sheets
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Sheet    Place    Census entry

1316 Vale RoadJames E. Hawkins, M, Head, married, age 38, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: licenced victualler
    Harriett Hawkins, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Hastings, Sussex
    Charles Staveley, M, Boarder, single, age 19, born Fulham, Middlesex; occupation: pianoforte tuner
    Jane Swain, F, Servant, single, age 14, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: general servant

1318 Vale RoadGeorge Killick, M, Head, married, age 52, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: cooper
    Harriett Killick, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Elvedon, Suffolk
    John Killick, M, Son, single, age 26, born Westerham, Kent; occupation: gardener
    George Killick, M, Son, single, age 18, born Westerham, Kent; occupation: apprentice printer
    Minnie Killick, F, Granddaughter, age 1, born Tunbridge, Kent

1320 Vale RoadWilliam Osborne, M, Head, married, age 23, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation Engine Fore Lighter
    Fanny Osborne, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Westerham, Kent
    Beatrice M. Osborne, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tunbridge, Kent

1322 Vale RoadJames Hobden, M, Head, widowed, age 41, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: railway porter
    Harriett A. Hobden, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Redhill, Surrey; occupation: housekeeper
    Leonard T. Hobden, M, Son, age 8, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    George W. Hobden, M, Son, age 6, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar

1324 Vale RoadRuben Dudeman, M, Head, married, age 41, born Fernhurst, Sussex; occupation: hooper shaver
    Agnes Dudeman, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Tunbridge, Kent

1326 Vale RoadWilliam H. Ashby, M, Head, married, age 35, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: fishmonger
    Alice Ashby, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Elizabeth A. Ashby, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tunbridge, Kent

1328 Vale RoadJames Gainsford, M, Head, married, age 52, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Elizabeth Gainsford, F, Wife, married, age 65, born Tunbridge, Kent
    John Gainsford, M, Son, single, age 28, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Hetty Gainsford, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: washerwoman
    James Gainsford, M, Grandson, age 2, born Tunbridge, Kent

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