The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Tonbridge, Kent Census
That part of the parish of Tonbridge that includes Rose Street, Strawberry Vale, Pembury Grove, Priory Road, Lavender Hill, Priory Street and St Stephens 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

33117 Priory StreetOwen Holmes, M, Head, married, age 39, born Tonbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: master butcher
    Emily Holmes, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Emily S. Holmes, F, Daughter, age 9, born Merton, Surrey; occupation: scholar

33115 Priory StreetThomas Hale, M, Head, married, age 61, born Thorley, Hertford; occupation: railway platelayer
    Eliza Hale, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Sawbridgeworth, Hertford

33113 Priory StreetSarah Batchelor, F, Head, widowed, age 49, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Mary Ann Bates, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born Tonbridge, Kent, occupation: needle woman
    George Batchelor, M, Son, single, age 18, born Tonbridge, Kent, occupation: bricklayer's labourer
    William Batchelor, M, Son, age 17, born Tonbridge, Kent, occupation: farm labourer
    James Batchelor, M, Son, age 15, born Tonbridge, Kent, occupation: carman
    Harriet Batchelor, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tonbridge, Kent, occupation: scholar
    Edward Batchelor, M, Son, age 11, born Tonbridge, Kent, occupation: scholar

33111 Priory StreetGeorge King, M, Head, married, age 58, born Woodman Court, Sussex; occupation: baker
    Sarah King, F, Wife, married, age 67, born Isleanholes, Somerset

33109 Priory StreetEliza Chatfield, F, Head, widowed, age 66, born Seal, Kent; occupation: laundress
    Emma Chatfield, F, Daughter, single, age 32, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: laundress
    Albert Chatfield, M, Son in law, age 14, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: apprentice
    Ada Chatfield, F, Daughter in law, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar

33109 Priory StreetJames King, M, Head, married, age 25, born Southampton, Hampshire; occupation: carpenter
    Agnes King, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Tonbridge, Kent

33107 Priory StreetGeorge Bishop, M, Head, widowed, age 51, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: gardener
    Rose A. Bishop, F, Daughter, age 10, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    William G. Bishop, M, Son, age 8, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Edwin Bishop, M, Son, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar

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