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

2111, Danvers RoadRobert Read, M, Head, married, age 61, born Greenstreet; Teynham, Kent; occupation: confectioner, unemployed
    Mary J Read, F, Daughter, single, age 35, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    George G Read, M, Son, single, age 31, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: decorator
    Fanny F Read, F, Daughter, single, age 29, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    Martha M Read, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    Frederick W Read, M, Son, single, age 18, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: tailor's apprentice

219, Danvers RoadMary Larkin, F, Head, single, age 35, born Tudley, Kent; occupation: dressmaker

217, Danvers RoadWilliam Baker, M, Head, married, age 67, born Hunton, Suffolk; occupation: retired miller
    Mary Baker, F, Wife, married, age 80, born Haughley, Suffolk
    Ann Guy, F, Lodger, single, age 68, born Torrington, Dorset; occupation: retired servant

215, Danvers RoadThomas Hinkley, M, Head, married, age 28, born Sutton Valence, Kent; occupation: journeyman tailor
    Mary A Hinkley, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Plumstead, Kent
    Florence H Hinkley, F, Daughter, age 5, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Elsie L Hinkley, F, Daughter, age 6 months, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Owen T Hall, M, Boarder, single, age 20, born Lewisham, Kent; occupation: auctioneer's clerk

213, Danvers RoadCharles Bromley, M, Head, married, age 24, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: labourer for coal merchant
    Jane Bromley, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Lilly Bromley, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tonbridge, Kent

211, Danvers RoadIsaac Funnell, M, Head, married, age 30, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: labourer, traction engine trucks
    Florence Funnell, F, Wife, married, age 20, born N/K
    Daisy Funnell, F, Daughter, age 11, born N/K
    William Funnell, M, Son, age 2, born N/K
    Nellie Funnell, F, Daughter, age 4 months, born Tonbridge, Kent

212, Danvers RoadHarriett Hill, F, Head, widowed, age 53, born Nettlestead, Kent
    Lily Hill, F, Daughter, age 10, born Atherstone, Warwickshire

214, Danvers RoadThomas Mills, M, Head, married, age 33, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: stoker, S.E. Railway
    Sarah A Mills, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Hadlow, Kent
    Caroline Mills, F, Mother, widowed, age 73, born St Margarets, Kent

216, Danvers RoadJohn Richardson, M, Head, married, age 60, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: south eastern railway
    Lois Richardson, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Stratham
    Mary E Richardson, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Hippolyte L Molle, M, Lodger, age 28, born Bath, Somerset; occupation: hairdresser
    Nicholas Turner, M, Boarder, widowed, age 77, born East Mald, Kent; occupation: carman, past work
    Charles Collier, M, Grandson, age 7, born London, Middlesex

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