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

710, High StreetGeorge Smith, M, Head, married, age 24, born Faversham, Kent; occupation: fruiterer and confectioner
    Alice Smith, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Newnham, Kent
    George Smith, M, Son, age 3, born Chatham, Kent
    Annie Knight, F, Sister, single, age 19, born Newnham, Kent

78, High StreetHenry Jenner, M, Head, married, age 39, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: licensed victualler
    Mary Jenner, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Chiddingstone, Kent
    Henry Jenner, M, Son, age 12, born Southborough, Kent
    Ernest Jenner, M, Son, age 9, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Mary Jenner, F, Daughter, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Richard Simmonds, M, Lodger, single, age 38, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Thomas Sands, M, Lodger, married, age 46, born East Peckham, Kent; occupation: road surveyor
    Charlotte Sands, F, Lodger, married, age 45, born Hildenborough, Kent
    Kate Sands, F, Lodger, single, age 15, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Fred Sands, M, Lodger, age 13, born Tonbridge, Kent
    William Sands, M, Lodger, age 11, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Jane Sands, F, Lodger, age 9, born Tonbridge, Kent
    John Sands, M, Lodger, age 7, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Alice Sands, F, Lodger, age 4, born Tonbridge, Kent
    John Holmes, M, Lodger, married, age 44, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Frances Holmes, F, Lodger, married, age 42, born Burwash, Sussex
    Sophia Holmes, F, Lodger, single, age 19, born Burwash, Sussex
    Amie Holmes, F, Lodger, age 5, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Thomas Holmes, M, Lodger, age 4, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Bert Holmes, M, Lodger, age 9 months, born Pembury, Kent
    Thomas Wollett, M, Lodger, single, age 49, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: hawker
    Stephen Lawrence, M, Lodger, single, age 65, born Hampshire; occupation: farm labourer
    Joseph Kemp, M, Lodger, single, age 37, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    William Leigh, M, Lodger, single, age 36, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: general labourer
    Joseph Willingham, M, Lodger, single, age 30, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: hawker

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