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

1864 Vale RoadSophia Parras, F, Head, married, age 40, born Newbury, Berkshire

1866 Vale RoadWilliam A. Castle, M, Head, married, age 42, born Hythe, Kent, unemployed; occupation: grocer
    Francis Castle, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Maidstone, Kent
    George Rigden, M, Boarder, single, age 42, born Womanswold, Kent; occupation Carpenter and Joiner
    George Wood, M, Boarder, single, age 37, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation House decorator

1868 Vale RoadJohn Gabriel, M, Head, married, age 67, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: bricklayer
    Frances Gabriel, F, Wife, married, age 67, born Frant, Sussex
    Susan Gabriel, F, Daughter, single, age 42, born Tunbridge, Kent, unemployed; occupation: servant
    George Gabriel, M, Son, single, age 30, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: carpenter
    Hannah Gabriel, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: tailoress

1870 Vale RoadThomas R. Denby, M, Head, married, age 23, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: railway clerk
    Jane Denby, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Jane Denby, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Kate Sarah Denby, F, Daughter, age 8 m, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Alfred Yallop, M, Boarder, single, age 21, born Mile End, Middlesex; occupation Upholsterer and mattress maker

1872 Vale RoadHarry J. Hadlow, M, Head, married, age 36, born Lenham, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Caroline E.A. Hadlow, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Hadlow, Kent
    Henry J. Hadlow, M, Son, age 3, born Hadlow, Kent

1874 Vale RoadCharles Williams, M, Head, married, age 26, born Walsham Le Willows, Suffolk; occupation Solicitors General Clerk
    Sophia Williams, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Fulham, Middlesex
    Ada M. Williams, F, Daughter, age 4, born Wycombe, Buckingham; occupation Scholar
    Alice Williams, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Laura Williams, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Louisa Faircloth, F, Servant, single, age 14, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: domestic servant

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