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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

3130, Park Road, Dry Hill ParkRichard B Worthington, M, Head, married, age 56, born Grinton, Yorkshire; occupation: covenanted (civil service, Bombay, retired)
    Lucy E Worthington, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
    Edward H B Worthington, M, Son, single, age 19, born India; occupation: scholar
    Mary Worthington, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born India
    Arthur T Worthington, M, Son, age 16, born India; occupation: scholar
    Charles R Worthington, M, Son, age 14, born Surbiton, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Dorothy M Worthington, F, Daughter, age 12, born Surbiton, Surrey
    Richard F Worthington, M, Son, age 9, born Guernsey, Channel Islands
    Sarah A Fuller, F, Servant, single, age 29, born Sevenoaks Weald, Kent; occupation: cook
    Naomi F Card, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: housemaid

311, Dry Bank RoadCharles Bent, M, Head, married, age 50, born Manchester, Lancashire; occupation: living on his own means
    Rosamond M Bent, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Witton-Le-Wear, Durham
    John Charles Bent, M, Son, age 6, born Hadlow, Kent
    Rosamond M F Bent, F, Daughter, age 4, born Hadlow, Kent
    Erie R Bent, M, Son, age 2, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Winifred M Bent, F, Daughter, age 2 months, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Bessie Griffiths, F, Niece, single, age 31, born Woolwich, Kent; occupation: living on her own means
    Sarah J Kettle, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Swayfield, Lincolnshire; occupation: nurse
    Leonara S Leaver, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Hildenborough, Kent; occupation: cook
    Mary A Craddock, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Hollingbourne, Kent; occupation: housemaid
    Lucy E Craddock, F, Servant, single, age 13, born East Farleigh, Kent; occupation: under nurse

312, Dry Bank RoadKeith G Jackson, M, Head, married, age 48, born Walmer, Kent; occupation: foreign cattle breeder
    Alice Jackson, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Kishnaghur; Bengal, India
    Robert M Jackson, M, Son, single, age 15, born Hamilton, Ontario; occupation: scholar
    Francis G Jackson, M, Son, single, age 12, born Buenos Aires Mercedes, Argentina; occupation: scholar
    Alice Kinchen, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant

314, Dry Bank RoadEllen Vincent Schroder, F, Head, single, age 48, born Brixton, Middlesex; occupation: teacher
    Mabel C Schroder, F, Sister, single, age 27, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: teacher
    Herbert W S Scott, M, Nephew, age 13, born Northallerton, Yorkshire; occupation: scholar
    Lilian E B Schroder, F, Niece, age 11, born Highgate, Middlesex; occupation: scholar
    Kathleen E Scott, F, Niece, age 11, born Northallerton, Yorkshire; occupation: scholar
    Winifred E Scott, F, Niece, age 8, born Hawthorn, Durham; occupation: scholar
    Louisa Walker, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: housemaid
    Minnie Collins, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Yalding, Kent; occupation: cook

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