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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]

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Sheet    Place    Census entry

2382, Shipbourne RoadJames Boyden, M, Head, married, age 49, born Heirelsom, Suffolk; occupation: farm labourer
    Emily A Boyden, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Charing, Kent
    George Boyden, M, Son, single, age 21, born Little Chart, Kent; occupation: gunpowder maker
    Emily J Boyden, F, Daughter, age 7, born Charing, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Rose H Boyden, F, Daughter, age 6, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Mildred M Boyden, F, Daughter, age 4, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Kate F Boyden, F, Daughter, married, age 2, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: grocer
    Bessie A Boyden, F, Daughter, married, age 6 months, born Tunbridge, Kent

2383 & 84, Shipbourne RoadWilliam Standen, M, Head, age 40, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Lavinia Standen, F, Wife, age 36, born Aldington, Kent
    William Standen, M, Son, age 13, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Harold O Standen, M, Son, age 3, born Tunbridge, Kent

2385, Shipbourne RoadJoseph Everest, M, Head, married, age 29, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: beerhouse keeper
    Annie Everest, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Southborough, Kent
    Annie Everest, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tunbridge, Kent

2386, Shipbourne RoadEdward Parker, M, Head, married, age 44, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: general labourer
    Hannah Parker, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Brenchley, Kent
    Alfred Parker, M, Son, age 16, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: miller
    Frank Parker, M, Son, age 14, born Brenchley, Kent
    Kate Parker, F, Daughter, age 12, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: scholar
    May Parker, F, Daughter, age 10, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: scholar
    William Parker, M, Son, age 7, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Sidney Parker, M, Son, age 4, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: scholar

2387, Shipbourne RoadWilliam Foster, M, Head, married, age 37, born Kingsdown, Kent; occupation: foreman of Kent road company
    Caroline Foster, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Strood, Kent
    Charly Foster, M, Son, single, age 9, born Stone, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Emma Foster, F, Daughter, age 8, born Stone, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Walter Foster, M, Son, age 7, born Stone, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Demetrius Foster, M, Son, age 5, born Mereworth, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Demetrius Foster, M, Brother, single, age 23, born Kingsdown, Kent; occupation: general labourer
    William Stigger, M, Boarder, single, age 23, born Kingsdown, Kent; occupation: general labourer
    John Caster, M, Boarder, single, age 21, born Wrotham, Kent; occupation: general labourer

2388, Shipbourne RoadAlfred Millis, M, Head, married, age 59, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: platelayer
    Lousia Millis, F, Wife, married, age 66, born Hadlow, Kent

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