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1891 Tonbridge Census
Reference RG12/681: Tonbridge Enumeration District No 1; Sub-District: Tonbridge; Enumerator: Lewis Gear
Boundary Being that part of the Town bounded on the East by a line drawn from the Lower Bridge High Street to the Mission Room at Cage Green
Contents All the Houses on the western side of High Street including New Wharf and houses on the London Road, all the houses in Dry Hill Park, Soho Cottages, Charltons and Hawden Farm and Cottages, also Grammar School and House.
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]

Census sheets
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Sheet    Place    Census entry

7116, High StreetJohn Harris, M, Head, widowed, age 72, born Merton, Surrey; occupation: umbrella manufacturer

7116, High StreetThomas Gibb, M, Head, married, age 26, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: fellmonger
    Elva A Gibb, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Hadlow, Kent
    Winifred G Gibb, F, Daughter, age 11 months, born Tunbridge, Kent

7118, High StreetEaland Burson, M, Head, married, age 49, born Letcombe Regis, Berkshire; occupation: manager to a dairy
    Ellen Burson, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Hawley, Hampshire; occupation: assistant manager to a dairy
    Kate E Barton, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: general domestic servant

7118a, High StreetThomas Gibb, M, Head, married, age 64, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: gardener
    Mary Gibb, F, Wife, married, age 59, born Cowden, Kent

7118a, High StreetCharlotte M Pratt, F, Head, single, age 26, born Kent; occupation: dressmaker

7120 & 122, High StreetRichard W Annison, M, Head, married, age 42, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: grocer's assistant
    Agnes E Annison, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Stowmarket
    Arthur L Annison, M, Son, age 5, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Frank S Annison, M, Son, age 4, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Harold Annison, M, Son, age 2, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Erie Annison, M, Son, age 3 months, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Walter Young, M, Assistant, single, age 34, born West Peckham, Kent; occupation: grocer's assistant
    William V Bloom, M, Assistant, single, age 22, born Fordham, Cambridgeshire; occupation: grocer's assistant
    William Small, M, Assistant, single, age 20, born Reigate, Surrey; occupation: grocer's assistant
    Walter G Fagg, M, Apprentice, single, age 18, born Canterbury, Kent; occupation: grocer's apprentice
    Elizabeth Murrell, F, Servant, single, age 29, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: grocer's servant
    Emily Springett, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: grocer's servant

7124, High StreetThomas E Millidge, M, Head, widowed, age 59, born Islington, London; occupation: chemist
    Edith M Millidge, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Herbert E Millidge, M, Son, single, age 17, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: ironmonger's apprentice
    Frederick C P York, M, Assistant, single, age 26, born Landford, Hampshire; occupation: chemist's assistant
    Emily Humphrey, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: General domestic servant

7126, High StreetJulia M Rice, F, Head, single, age 30, born Badwell Ash, Suffolk; occupation: draper's managing assistant
    Martha Child, F, Assistant, single, age 35, born Hackney, London; occupation: milliner
    Fred Weightman, M, Assistant, single, age 23, born Boston, Lincolnshire; occupation: draper's assistant

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