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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

4625, London RoadWilliam S Down, M, Head, married, age 47, born Fulham, Middlesex; occupation: commander Royal Navy
    Emily M Down, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Up Marden, Sussex
    Caroline S Down, F, Daughter, age 9, born Portland, Dorset; occupation: scholar
    Richard T Down, M, Son, age 8, born Compton, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Alexander S Down, M, Son, age 7, born Ireland; occupation: scholar
    Mary T Down, F, Daughter, age 5, born Ireland
    Victoria S Down, F, Daughter, age 3, born Ventnor, Isle Of Wight
    Katharine T Down, F, Daughter, age 1, born Ventnor, Isle Of Wight
    Elizabeth Scott, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Chilham, Kent; occupation: house and parlourmaid
    Ada M Smith, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Hurstpierpoint, Sussex; occupation: cook
    Edith Goodwin, F, Servant, single, age 24, born St Johns Worcester, Worcestershire; occupation: nurse
    Louisa Mandeville, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Witley, Surrey; occupation: nurserymaid

4626, London RoadArthur Sells, M, Head, married, age 53, born Southwark, Surrey; occupation: late Bengal civil service
    Catherine L Sells, F, Wife, married, age 42, born N.W. Province, India
    Frances K Sells, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Southampton, Hampshire
    Herbert C Sells, M, Son, single, age 16, born N.W. Province, India
    Lilian D Sells, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born N.W. Province, India
    Ernest P Sells, M, Son, age 13, born N.W. Province, India
    Habe Kirkaldie, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Deal, Kent; occupation: cook
    Harriet Owen, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Hildenborough, Kent; occupation: housemaid
    Lily L Harbour, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Ryde, Isle Of Wight; occupation: housemaid

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