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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

3018, Park Road, Dry Hill ParkMaria A Arrow, F, Head, widowed, age 48, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: living on her own means
    Winifred M Arrow, F, Daughter, age 21, born Dalston, Middlesex; occupation: living on her own means

3020, Park Road, Dry Hill ParkGeorge T Damon, M, Head, married, age 47, born Portsmouth, Hampshire; occupation: assistant superintendent, Prudential Company
    Ann S Damon, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Dover, Kent
    Annie S Damon, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Portsmouth, Hampshire
    Alfred W G Damon, M, Stepson, age 14, born Plumstead, Kent; occupation: grocer's apprentice

3022, Park Road, Dry Hill ParkKatharine Nottidge, F, Head, single, age 47, born Bocking, Essex; occupation: living on her own means
    Fanny Nottidge, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: housemaid
    Emma E Batchelor, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: cook

3024, Park Road, Dry Hill ParkGeorge F N Mckenna, M, Head, married, age 44, born Dublin, Ireland; occupation: wine agent
    Florence Mckenna, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Eltham, Kent
    Neil McCarthy Mckenna, M, Son, age 3, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Kathlene Mckenna, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Ethel Cupiss, F, Sister-in-law, single, age 27, born Grear Grimsby, Lincolnshire
    Mary A Bassett, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: general domestic servant
    Florence Fry, F, Servant, single, age 16, born West Peckham, Kent; occupation: nurse

3026, Park Road, Dry Hill ParkAlice Sheffield, F, Head, widowed, age 47, born British Subject Madras, India; occupation: living on her own means
    William F Sheffield, M, Son, single, age 16, born Slough, Buckinghamshire; occupation: scholar
    H Esther Chambers, F, Visitor, married, age 31, born British Subject Berhampore, India; occupation: living on her own means
    Jane Norwood, F, Servant, widowed, age 49, born Colefield, Somerset; occupation: cook
    Beatrice Appleton, F, Servant, single, age 14, born Gt Tottham, Essex; occupation: housemaid

3028, Park Road, Dry Hill ParkWilliam H Cummins, M, Head, married, age 65, born Cork, Ireland; occupation: clerk in holy orders
    Jane D Cummins, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Cork, Ireland
    Aubrey St G.B. Cummins, M, Son, single, age 17, born Bombay, India; occupation: scholar
    Herbert C.B. Cummins, M, Son, age 14, born Herdenham, Suffolk; occupation: scholar
    Norman St C.B. Cummins, M, Son, age 11, born Norfolk; occupation: scholar
    Jane S Keats, F, Servant, single, age 38, born Dorchester; occupation: parlourmaid
    Emily Nye, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: cook

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