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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

4410, London RoadEmma Pattison, F, Head, married, age 43, born Lydeard Millecent, Wiltshire
    Howell Pattison, M, Son, age 16, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Madeline Pattison, F, Daughter, age 14, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    John Streeten, M, Nephew, age 11, born Erith, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Elizabeth Blake, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: cook
    Louisa Howlett, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: nursemaid

4412, London RoadRobert Steed, M, Head, married, age 45, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: tailor
    Mary Steed, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Leigh, Kent
    William Steed, M, Son, single, age 21, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: wine merchant's clerk
    Mary Steed, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Amy Steed, F, Daughter, age 10, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Robert Steed, M, Son, age 8, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Hester Steed, F, Daughter, age 5, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar

4413, London RoadEdward H Vallings, M, Head, married, age 33, born Bengal, India; occupation: retired officer, late lieutenant 16th Regiment
    Charlotte E H Vallings, F, Wife, married, age 35, born County Cork Vandow, Ireland
    Muriel B Vallings, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Sarah E Clements, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: cook
    Edith G Martin, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Newick, Sussex; occupation: nurse

4415, London RoadEliza Mullett, F, Head, single, age 44, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: letting apartments
    Alice Mullett, F, Sister, single, age 28, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Henry J J Watson, M, Boarder, single, age 26, born Tring, Hertfordshire; occupation: public schoolmaster
    Lucy E A Watson, F, Visitor, single, age 22, born Tring, Hertfordshire

4416, London RoadCharles E Warner, M, Head, married, age 26, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: solicitor and captain, 1st Volunteer Battalion, W.K.R.
    Ethel C C Warner, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Twickenham, Middlesex
    Alice Humphrey, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: House & Parlourmaid
    Sarah A Apps, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: cook

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