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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

431, London RoadJames F Wadmore, M, Head, married, age 68, born Paddington, Middlesex; occupation: architect
    Annie E Wadmore, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Beadfield, Essex
    Rose E Wadmore, F, Daughter, single, age 37, born Upper Clapham, Middlesex
    Clyde F Wadmore, M, Son, single, age 27, born Clapham, Middlesex; occupation: tea planter in Ceylon
    Mary A Hill, F, Servant, single, age 55, born Danemouth, Devon; occupation: nurse
    Fanny Hadaway, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Marden, Kent; occupation: housemaid
    Emily C A Hollomby, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: parlourmaid
    Rhoda M Wicks, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: cook

432, London RoadElizabeth A Hampton, F, Head, single, age 32, born Ireland; occupation: schoolmistress
    Rachel M Hampton, F, Sister, single, age 28, born Ireland; occupation: partner
    Emma Hampton, F, Sister, single, age 20, born Ireland; occupation: partner
    Mary F N Barrow, F, Visitor, single, age 45, born London; occupation: living on her own means
    Lucy Bishop, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Dorset; occupation: teacher of english
    Maldaine Gresslebin, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Niort, France; occupation: teacher of french
    Frank C Urquheart, M, Boarder, age 6, born London; occupation: pupil
    Mary A Terry, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Oxted, Surrey; occupation: cook
    Ruth Norman, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: housemaid

433, London RoadHenry A Collins, M, Head, single, age 26, born Yaxford, Suffolk; occupation: colonial produce merchant
    Marianne J R Collins, F, Sister, single, age 27, born Yaxford, Suffolk; occupation: living on her own means
    Lewis E G Collins, M, Brother, single, age 21, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: architect
    Victor E Collins, M, Brother, single, age 18, born Yoxford, Suffolk; occupation: student of medicine at guys
    Louisa E Pointer, F, Servant, single, age 36, born Town Malling, Kent; occupation: housekeeper
    Elizabeth Batson, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Ramsgate, Kent; occupation: housemaid

434, London RoadGeorge Whitehead, M, Head, married, age 53, born Newchurch, Kent; occupation: licensed victualler
    Georgiana Whitehead, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Mitcham, Surrey
    Lydia Whitehead, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born New Romney, Kent; occupation: domestic servant
    Edith Whitehead, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Aldington, Kent
    Arthur Whitehead, M, Grandson, age 8, born Aldington, Kent; occupation: scholar

439, London RoadEliza D Gammon, F, Head, widowed, age 37, born London, Middlesex; occupation: tescher of english
    Eda Gammon, F, Daughter, age 11, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Kate E Gammon, F, Daughter, age 9, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Alice Gammon, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Sarah Barton, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: general domestic servant

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