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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

2915, Ulridge CrescentGeorge Bartholmew, M, Head, married, age 45, born Ide Hill, Kent; occupation: jobbing gardener
    Matilda Bartholmew, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Albert Bartholmew, M, Son, age 14, born Nizels;Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: jobbing gardener
    Jessie Bartholmew, F, Daughter, age 12, born Nizels;Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Jack Bartholmew, M, Son, age 5, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar

292, Park Road, Dry Hill ParkEleanor M Jacques, F, Head, married, age 57, born Sunderland, Durham
    John H Jacques, M, Son, single, age 20, born Sunderland, Durham; occupation: student at oxford university
    Jane E L Benning, F, Sister, married, age 48, born Allendale, Northumberland
    Claud R Benning, M, Nephew, age 10, born Tynemouth, Northumberland; occupation: scholar
    Frances S Miller, F, Servant, single, age 28, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: general domestic servant

296, Park Road, Dry Hill ParkGeorge Wise, M, Head, married, age 75, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: living on own means
    Martha Wise, F, Wife, married, age 65, born Warwick, Warwickshire

298, Park Road, Dry Hill ParkEliza Oldman, F, Head, widowed, age 74, born Gainsborough, Lincolnshire; occupation: living on own means
    Martha Holloway, F, Servant, single, age 48, born Oxford, Oxfordshire; occupation: general domestic servant

2910, Park Road, Dry Hill ParkJohn Young, M, Head, married, age 67, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: retired farmer
    Priscilla Young, F, Wife, married, age 66, born Boro, London

2912, Park Road, Dry Hill ParkPhilis Tucker, F, Head, widowed, age 66, born Stondon Marsey, Essex; occupation: living on her own means
    Amelia F Tucker, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born Hackney, London
    Henry Greenway, M, Visitor, single, age 30, born Cricklewood, Middlesex; occupation: living on his own means
    Minnie E Clements, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: general domestic servant

2914, Park Road, Dry Hill ParkKathleen A Barker, F, Head, married, age 39, born Australia
    Winifred K I Barker, F, Daughter, age 13, born India; occupation: scholar
    Margaret H H Barker, F, Daughter, age 12, born India; occupation: scholar
    Sophia E A Barker, F, Daughter, age 9, born Ireland; occupation: scholar
    Kathleen I Barker, F, Daughter, age 4, born India
    Elizabeth A Belcher, F, Sister, single, age 37, born Australia; occupation: living on her own means
    Alice Valentine, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Herne Hill, Surrey; occupation: children's nurse
    Amy Pack, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: general domestic servant

2916, Park Road, Dry Hill ParkCharlotte D Wright, F, Head, widowed, age 37, born Prestwick, Lancashire; occupation: living on her own means
    William D Wright, M, Son, age 10, born Stoke Newington, London; occupation: scholar
    Frances C Wright, F, Daughter, age 9, born Stoke Newington, London; occupation: scholar
    Sarah Ravilous, F, Servant, age 39, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: general domestic servant

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