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

366, Waterloo RoadThomas Wickham, M, Head, married, age 52, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: builder
    Fanny Wickham, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Penshurst, Kent
    Flora Wickham, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Reigate, Surrey
    Ethel M Wiles, F, Visitor, age 8, born Tonbridge, Kent

368, Waterloo RoadWilliam Skinner, M, Head, married, age 23, born Birkenhead, Cheshire; occupation: Salvation Army captain
    Lilly Skinner, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Bristol, Somerset
    Lilly Skinner, F, Daughter, age 1, born Strood, Kent

3610, Waterloo RoadJane London, F, Head, widowed, age 65, born Hadlow, Kent
    Henry Wells, M, Lodger, widowed, age 79, born Hadlow, Kent

3612, Waterloo RoadJane Jeffery, F, Head, widowed, age 55, born Haddenham, Buckinghamshire
    James V Jeffery, M, Son, single, age 20, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: tailor's assistant

3614, Waterloo RoadRichard A Culver, M, Head, married, age 52, born New Hampton, Middlesex; occupation: general labourer
    Mary A Culver, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Teddington, Surrey
    Ellen Culver, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born New Hampton, Middlesex
    Harry Culver, M, Son, age 15, born Merton, Surrey; occupation: errand boy
    Charley Culver, M, Son, age 13, born Merton, Surrey
    William Culver, M, Son, age 11, born Merton, Surrey
    Louisa Culver, F, Daughter, age 9, born Merton, Surrey
    Maud Culver, F, Daughter, age 3, born Sutton, Surrey
    Thomas Culver, M, Son, age 4, born Sutton, Surrey
    Mary A Culver, F, Daughter, age 10 months, born Tonbridge, Kent

3616, Waterloo RoadNathaniel J Walker, M, Head, married, age 58, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: wood dealer
    Elizabeth Walker, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Greenhithe, Kent
    Charles Walker, M, Son, age 7, born Ash, Kent
    Edward Gimber, M, Servant, age 14, born Tilminston, Kent; occupation: errand boy

3618, Waterloo RoadWilliam Barrett, M, Head, married, age 65, born Co. Cork, Ireland; occupation: weaver
    Elizabeth Barrett, F, Wife, married, age 69, born Carlow, Ireland
    Mary A Barrett, F, Sister, single, age 56, born Co. Cork, Ireland

3620, Waterloo RoadHarriett Brown, F, Head, widowed, age 88, born Buxted, Sussex
    Elizabeth Bridgland, F, Daughter, married, age 58, born Tonbridge, Kent

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