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

4512 Priory StreetJohn Bone, M, Head, married, age 51, born Wadhurst, Sussex, occupation: maker of cricket balls
    Maria Bone, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Sevonoaks, Kent
    Naomi Bone, F, Daughter, single, age 26, born Tonbridge, Kent, unemployed
    Mary Ann Bone, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Tonbridge, Kent, unemployed
    Fanny Deacon, F, Granddaughter, age 8, born Tonbridge, Kent, occupation: scholar
    Thomas Kennard, M, Lodger, single, age 21, born Lee, Kent; occupation: bricklayer

4514 Priory StreetRobert Gallant, M, Head, married, age 36, born Colchester, Essex; occupation: railway engine driver
    Harriet Gallant, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Carbrooke, Norfolk
    Stephen Bushell, M, Visitor, married, age 46, born Birchington, Kent, occupation: gardener
    Sarah Bushell, F, Visitor, married, age 41, born Minster, Kent

4516 Priory StreetCaleb Molyneux, M, Head, married, age 39, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Charlie Molyneux, M, Son, age 14, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Benjamin Molyneux, M, Son, age 10, born Tonbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Jesse Molyneux, M, Son, age 7, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Philadelphia Molyneux, F, Daughter, age 5, born Tonbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Sylvia Molyneux, F, Daughter, age 3, born Tonbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar

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