The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1891 Tonbridge Census
Reference RG12/681: Tonbridge Enumeration District No 4; Sub-District: Tonbridge; Enumerator: Thomas Henry Day
Boundary Being that part of the Town bounded on the East by a line drawn from the Lower Bridge to Brook Street Lane
Contents All the houses between the Lower Bridge and Brook Street Lane including Lambert's Yard, Cottages in Barden and Danver's Roads right and left, including Barden House, Barden Lodge and Cottages. All the houses in Albert Road, Priory Terrace, Salford Terrace, Prospect Row, Waterloo Road right and left, Meadow Lawn to Brook Street Lane including Brook House and Batchelors Cottages, and also Snelling and Goodhart's Row and Wingate's Yard.
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]

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Sheet    Place    Census entry

430, High StreetLevi Groves, M, Head, married, age 46, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: hairdresser
    Elizabeth Groves, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Wallington, Surrey
    Ellen Groves, F, Daughter, age 14, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Charlotte Groves, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tonbridge, Kent
    William Groves, M, Son, age 12, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Elizabeth Groves, F, Daughter, age 10, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Alice Groves, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent

428, High StreetRobert Chatfield, M, Head, married, age 23, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: boot and shoe dealer
    Louisa S M Chatfield, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Arthur R Chatfield, M, Son, age 2, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Albert L Chatfield, M, Son, age 1, born Tonbridge, Kent

426, High StreetCaroline Manley, F, Head, single, age 68, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: mangle woman

424, High StreetGeorge Stone, M, Head, married, age 50, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: whitesmith
    Ellen Stone, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Wadhurst, Sussex
    Frederick J Stone, M, Son, single, age 24, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: groom
    George Stone, M, Son, single, age 15, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: groom
    Wesley Stone, M, Son, age 11, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Violet May Stone, F, Daughter, age 9, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar

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