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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

2062 & 63, Shipbourne RoadFrederick Mansell, M, Head, married, age 40, born Guildford, Surrey; occupation: farm labourer
    Sarah Mansell, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Ascomb, Hampshire
    Frederick Mansell, M, Son, age 12, born Reigate, Surrey
    Nellie Mansell, F, Daughter, age 10, born Reigate, Surrey
    George Mansell, M, Son, age 7, born Reigate, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Jessie Mansell, M, Son, age 5, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Kate Mansell, F, Daughter, age 4, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: scholar
    William Mansell, M, Son, age 1, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Edward Mansell, M, Son, age 3 months, born Tunbridge, Kent
    John Bachelor, M, Boarder, single, age 44, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: brickmaker

2064, Shipbourne RoadBridger Marsh, M, Head, married, age 29, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: general labourer
    Clara Marsh, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Ellen Marsh, F, Daughter, age 9, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Thomas Marsh, M, Son, age 8, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Frederick Marsh, M, Son, age 3, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Philis Marsh, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Harry May, M, Boarder, single, age 30, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: general labourer

2065, Shipbourne RoadJohn Leigh, M, Head, married, age 28, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: iron founder's labourer
    Elizabeth Leigh, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Hever, Kent
    Ellen M Leigh, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Alice E Leigh, F, Daughter, age 6 months, born Tunbridge, Kent

2066, Shipbourne RoadJohn Sadler, M, Head, married, age 45, born Fittleworth, Sussex; occupation: gardener
    Sarah Sadler, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: laundress
    Denis Sadler, M, Son, age 16, born Ore, Sussex; occupation: railway engine cleaner

2067, Shipbourne RoadThomas Hadaway, M, Head, married, age 54, born Marden, Kent; occupation: general labourer
    Emily Hadaway, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Hunton, Kent
    Sarah Hadaway, F, Daughter, age 24, born Marden, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Annie E Hadaway, F, Granddaughter, age 1 month, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar

2068, Shipbourne RoadGeorge Manser, M, Head, age 37, born Five Oak Green, Kent
    Sarah Manser, F, Wife, age 29, born Cowden, Kent
    Elizabeth Manser, F, Daughter, age 11, born Westerham, Kent
    George Manser, M, Son, age 8, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Emily Manser, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tunbridge, Kent

2069, Shipbourne RoadAnn Tutt, F, Head, widowed, age 45, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Thomas Tutt, M, Son, single, age 17, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Annie Tutt, F, Daughter, age 7, born London; occupation: scholar

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