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

2188 Vale RoadFriend Knight, M, Head, married, age 47, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: painter and grainer
    Mary Knight, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Nettleshead, Kent
    Louisa M. Knight, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: housemaid
    Friend R. Knight, M, Son, single, age 16, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: painter
    Harriett C. Knight, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Kate Knight, F, Daughter, age 11, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Emily F. Knight, F, Daughter, age 9, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Alice M. Knight, F, Daughter, age 5, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Amy E. Knight, F, Daughter, age 3, born Tunbridge, Kent

2189 Vale RoadEllen Latter, F, Head, single, age 38, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: laundress
    Edith E. Latter, F, Niece, age 7, born New Cross, Kent; occupation: scholar

2190 Vale RoadElizabeth Goldsmith, F, Head, widowed, age 89, born Hever, Kent; occupation: laundress
    Sarah Wilies, F, Daughter, widowed, age 59, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: laundress
    Spencer Ranger, M, Boarder, single, age 34, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: farm labourer

2191 Vale RoadGeorge Butcher, M, Head, married, age 50, born Horsted Keynes, Sussex, occupation: servant in telegraph apparatus department
    Emma S. Butcher, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Benjamin E. Butcher, M, Son, single, age 16, born Tunbridge, Kent, occupation: pupil teacher

2192 Vale RoadJames Moon, M, Head, married, age 26, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Caroline Moon, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Annie Moon, F, Daughter, age 8, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Florence Moon, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Jack Moon, M, Son, age 11 d, born Tunbridge, Kent

2193 Vale RoadThomas Lambert, M, Head, married, age 38, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: carpenter
    Elizabeth Lambert, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Arthur H. Lambert, M, Son, age 10, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Edith M. Lambert, F, Daughter, age 8, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar

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