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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

13196, High StreetLaura Flaxman, F, Head, single, age 41, born Southwark, London; occupation: milliner and fancy draper
    Caroline C Hodge, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Mevagissey, Cornwall; occupation: milliner's assistant
    Fanny E Steward, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Wolverhampton, Staffordshire; occupation: milliner's assistant
    Edward Prince, M, Visitor, married, age 45, born Lymington, Hampshire; occupation: railway clerk
    Jane Prince, F, Visitor, married, age 41, born Goswell Road, London

13198, High StreetCharles Corke, M, Head, widowed, age 76, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: plumber
    Sarah A Corke, F, Daughter, single, age 52, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: confectioner
    Henry Corke, M, Grandson, single, age 18, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: painter
    Ella Corke, F, Granddaughter, single, age 14, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: general domestic servant

13200, High StreetDavenport Knight, M, Head, married, age 39, born Erith, Kent; occupation: retired solicitor
    Catharine J K Knight, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Merton, Surrey
    Aubrey H D Knight, M, Son, single, age 17, born Gravesend, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Cecil S D Knight, M, Son, single, age 16, born Gravesend, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Emma Homewood, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: cook

13202, High StreetGeorgiana M Irving, F, Head, widowed, age 36, born Canonbury, London; occupation: takes in boarders
    Eva L Campbell Bannerman, F, Boarder, age 5, born Scotland; handicap: lunatic
    Amelia Eves, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: nurse
    Elizabeth Johns, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Pembroke, Wales; occupation: general domestic servant

13204, High StreetCharlotte J Patterson, F, Head, widowed, age 74, born Witham, Essex; occupation: living on her own means
    Elizabeth B Patterson, F, Daughter, single, age 51, born Witham, Essex; occupation: living on her own means
    Sarah J Patterson, F, Daughter, single, age 49, born Witham, Essex; occupation: living on her own means
    Rachel A W Patterson, F, Daughter, single, age 44, born Witham, Essex; occupation: living on her own means
    Mary J Patterson, F, Daughter, single, age 41, born Witham, Essex; occupation: teacher of music
    James T Patterson, M, Son, single, age 40, born Witham, Essex; occupation: M.A., school master
    Richard M Patterson, M, Son, single, age 30, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: M.A., barrister at law
    Elizabeth F Norman, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Takeley, Kent; occupation: housemaid
    Selina Baker, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Corringham, Essex; occupation: parlour maid

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