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

178, Northcote RoadJohn Kettle, M, Head, married, age 31, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: carpenter and joiner
    Frances Kettle, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Eastbourne, Sussex
    John Kettle, M, Son, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Edward Kettle, M, Son, age 1, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Abram Bouttell, M, Lodger, single, age 33, born Norwich, Norfolk; occupation: shoe maker

1710, Northcote RoadArthur Perrin, M, Head, married, age 28, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: engine fitter
    Jane Perrin, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Mary A Perrin, F, Daughter, age 7 months, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Albert H Perrin, M, Nephew, age 6, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

1712, Northcote RoadBethel Durrant, M, Head, married, age 46, born Kent; occupation: carpenter
    Mary A Durrant, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Canada
    Amanda M Durrant, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Canada
    Elizabeth E Durrant, F, Daughter, age 11, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Hector Durrant, M, Son, age 8, born Southborough, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Letitia J Durrant, F, Daughter, age 6, born Southborough, Kent
    Flora Durrant, F, Daughter, age 2, born Southborough, Kent
    George Marshall, M, Visitor, married, age 23, born London, Middlesex; occupation: photographic printer
    Mary A Marshall, F, Visitor, married, age 20, born London, Middlesex
    William F Marshall, M, Visitor, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

1714, Northcote RoadEdwin West, M, Head, married, age 54, born Sherford, Devon; occupation: telegraph linesman
    Caroline West, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Hailsham, Sussex
    Frank R West, M, Son, age 13, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Maud E West, F, Daughter, age 12, born Kingston, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Lily K West, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Percy V West, M, Son, age 1, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Lucy M Boulter, F, Nurse, single, age 21, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: nurse

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