The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1891 Tonbridge Census
Reference RG12/681: Tonbridge Enumeration District No 4; Sub-District: Tonbridge; Enumerator: Thomas Henry Day
Boundary Being that part of the Town bounded on the East by a line drawn from the Lower Bridge to Brook Street Lane
Contents All the houses between the Lower Bridge and Brook Street Lane including Lambert's Yard, Cottages in Barden and Danver's Roads right and left, including Barden House, Barden Lodge and Cottages. All the houses in Albert Road, Priory Terrace, Salford Terrace, Prospect Row, Waterloo Road right and left, Meadow Lawn to Brook Street Lane including Brook House and Batchelors Cottages, and also Snelling and Goodhart's Row and Wingate's Yard.
The whole in the South Western (or Tonbridge) Parliamentary Division of Kent
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

1640, Barden RoadRaphael L Bates, M, Head, married, age 37, born London, Middlesex; occupation: railway guard
    Charlotte Bates, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Barham, Kent
    Robert R Bates, M, Son, single, age 15, born Dover, Kent; occupation: railway telegraph clerk
    Bertha G G Bates, F, Daughter, age 14, born Tonbridge, Kent
    David L Bates, M, Son, age 12, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Archibald A Bates, M, Son, age 8, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Percy W Bates, M, Son, age 5, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Albert H Bates, M, Son, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Edmund F Fitzgerald, M, Lodger, single, age 21, born Lilstock, Somerset; occupation: grocer's assistant

1641, Barden RoadThomas Longley, M, Head, married, age 53, born Newenden, Kent; occupation: railway engine driver
    Maria Longley, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Maria Longley, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born Tonbridge, Kent
    George Longley, M, Son, single, age 17, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: railway engine cleaner
    Fanny Longley, F, Daughter, age 12, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Alfred Longley, M, Son, age 9, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    James Longley, M, Son, age 7, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Samuel Longley, M, Son, age 5, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar

1642, Barden RoadWilliam Osborne, M, Head, married, age 33, born Norwich, Norfolk; occupation: railway inspector
    Mary E Osborne, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Northampton
    William R Osborne, M, Son, age 5, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Mark C Osborne, M, Son, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent

1643, Barden RoadHerbert J Bridger, M, Head, married, age 25, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: painter
    Mary Bridger, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Great Addington, Northamptonshire
    Reginald C Bridger, M, Son, age 1, born Tonbridge, Kent

162, Northcote RoadFrederick Clark, M, Head, married, age 28, born Writtle, Essex; occupation: cabinet maker
    Annie G Clark, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Tudley, Kent
    Alfred G Clark, M, Son, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Frederick Phillips, M, Boarder, single, age 2, born Halings, Sussex; occupation: cabinet maker

164, Northcote RoadEdwin J Moore, M, Head, married, age 30, born Devonport, Devon; occupation: railway clerk
    Mary A Moore, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Maldon, Essex
    Ernest E Moore, M, Son, age 6, born Sevenoaks, Kent
    Eleanor M Moore, F, Daughter, age 4, born Sevenoaks, Kent
    Arthur V Moore, M, Son, age 2, born Sevenoaks, Kent

166, Northcote RoadEdward H Dixon, M, Head, married, age 63, born London; occupation: S.E. railway engine driver
    Jane Dixon, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Chester, Cheshire

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