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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

404, Dry Hill RoadGeorge D Warner, M, Head, married, age 60, born Kensington, Middlesex; occupation: solicitor
    Jane Warner, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Conile Bottom, Cambridgeshire
    Beatrice L Warner, F, Daughter, single, age 31, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Constance S E Warner, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Philis Hayward, F, Servant, single, age 58, born Rye, Sussex; occupation: cook
    Florence M Tassell, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: parlourmaid
    Hetty M Newman, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Mitcham, Surrey; occupation: parlourmaid

405, Dry Hill RoadJohn C Barker, M, Head, married, age 57, born Amboch, Anglesey, Wales; occupation: curate in charge of St Saviours, Tonbridge
    Sarah L Barker, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Hinckley, Leicestershire
    Gartrude E Barker, F, Daughter, single, age 29, born Coventry, Warwickshire
    Constance S Barker, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Hinckley, Leicestershire
    Percy J Barker, M, Son, age 14, born Surbiton Hill, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Curwen C Barker, M, Son, age 13, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Emma Southerden, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Rye, Sussex; occupation: cook
    Florence Sulton, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Ryarsh, Kent; occupation: housemaid

406, Dry Hill RoadJohn T S Hervey, M, Head, married, age 29, born Victoria St Kilda, Australia; occupation: farmer
    Katherine H Hervey, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Hamilton Terrace, London
    Elizabeth A Campbell, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Cranbury Park, Hampshire; occupation: parlourmaid
    Sarah Austin, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Paignton, Devon; occupation: cook
    Rhoda Curtier, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Beeston, Norfolk; occupation: housemaid

408, Dry Hill RoadWalter E Bateup, M, Head, married, age 27, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: coachman
    Alice Bateup, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Linerhead, Kent

409, Dry Hill RoadDora G Tobin, F, Head, widowed, age 33, born India; occupation: living on her own means
    Lilian O D Tobin, F, Daughter, age 11, born India
    Harry W Tobin, M, Son, age 11, born India; occupation: scholar
    Helen M Tobin, F, Daughter, age 7, born India
    Mary A Elmes, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Maidenhead, Berkshire; occupation: cook
    Sarah Anscombe, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: housemaid

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