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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

392, Judde CrescentCharles B F Penny, M, Head, married, age 56, born West Indies; occupation: major general (late R.E.)
    Mary Penny, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Rochdale, Lancashire
    Arthur T Penny, M, Son, age 19, born Bombay, India; occupation: scholar
    Edmund B Penny, M, Son, age 16, born Weymouth, Dorset; occupation: scholar
    John P Penny, M, Son, age 7, born Weymouth, Dorset; occupation: scholar
    Sarah A Owen, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Hildenborough, Kent; occupation: cook
    Thomas W Milner, M, Servant, single, age 14, born Wateringbury, Kent; occupation: page
    Jane Hayward, F, Servant, single, age 29, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: parlourmaid

39?, Dry Hill RoadHenry R Stokoe, M, Head, single, age 30, born Uppingham, Rutland; occupation: assistant master at Tonbridge school
    Arthur Q Still, M, Boarder, age 19, born Addington, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Charles A Brown, M, Boarder, age 16, born Brixton, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Charles S Tomlinson, M, Boarder, age 17, born Walsall, Staffordshire; occupation: scholar
    Harold S Smith, M, Boarder, age 16, born Australia; occupation: scholar
    Edward D C Wolfe, M, Boarder, age 15, born Birkenhead, Cheshire; occupation: scholar
    Sydney D Sewell, M, Boarder, age 16, born Kilburn, Middlesex; occupation: scholar
    Campbell F Cargill, M, Boarder, age 14, born New Zealand; occupation: scholar
    Percy K Lemay, M, Boarder, age 15, born Headcorn, Kent; occupation: scholar
    William C Hales, M, Boarder, age 15, born London, Middlesex; occupation: scholar
    Franklin B Evans, M, Boarder, age 14, born Aberdeen, Scotland; occupation: scholar
    George A Cutler, M, Boarder, age 13, born Greenwich, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Walter F Anderson, M, Boarder, age 14, born Brazil; occupation: scholar
    Nevill E Anderson, M, Boarder, age 13, born Brazil; occupation: scholar
    Ernest Lemay, M, Boarder, age 11, born London; occupation: scholar
    Ernest Welch, M, Boarder, age 11, born Bath; occupation: scholar
    Mary J Clarke, F, Servant, single, age 37, born Oundle; occupation: housekeeper
    Margaret Hebron, F, Servant, single, age 42, born Heworth, Durham; occupation: cook
    Martha Moore, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Bosworth, Leicestershire; occupation: parlourmaid

392, Dry Hill RoadMary Main, F, Head, widowed, age 45, born Scotland; occupation: living on her own means
    Mary Main, F, Daughter, age 13, born Scotland; occupation: scholar
    George Main, M, Son, age 11, born Scotland; occupation: scholar
    Agnes Main, F, Daughter, age 9, born Scotland; occupation: scholar
    Hugh Main, M, Son, age 7, born Scotland; occupation: scholar
    Margaret Thomas, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Llemyrtid Wells Brecon, Wales; occupation: cook
    Minnie Laver, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Scotland; occupation: housemaid

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