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

228, Danvers RoadWilliam Peerless, M, Head, married, age 43, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: carpenter and joiner
    Isabella Peerless, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Alfriston, Sussex
    Isabella Peerless, F, Daughter, age 15, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Alice H Peerless, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tonbridge, Kent
    George W Peerless, M, Son, age 10, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Annie Peerless, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Arthur Peerless, M, Son, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent
    William Price, M, Lodger, single, age 67, born Streatham, Surrey; occupation: retired railway guard

2210, Danvers RoadFrancis Martin, M, Head, married, age 40, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: railway engine driver
    Mary A Martin, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Mary A Martin, F, Daughter, age 16, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Grace C Martin, F, Daughter, age 12, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Albert Martin, M, Son, age 7, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Harold Martin, M, Son, age 5, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Mabel Martin, F, Daughter, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Clifford Martin, M, Son, age 1, born Tonbridge, Kent

2212, Danvers RoadThomas Morley, M, Head, single, age 27, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: house decorator and sign writer
    Joseph Morley, M, Brother, single, age 25, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: house decorator and sign writer
    Emma Morley, F, Sister, single, age 21, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    Richard Morley, M, Father, married, age 61, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: house decorator
    Emma Morley, F, Mother, married, age 60, born Dover, Kent

2214, Danvers RoadCharles Hudson, M, Head, married, age 64, born March, Cambridgeshire; occupation: Blacksmith
    Harriett Hudson, F, Wife, married, age 62, born March, Cambridgeshire

2216, Danvers RoadJohn Wickham, M, Head, married, age 40, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: carpenter
    Mary Wickham, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Burton On Trent, Staffordshire
    Thomas B Wickham, M, Son, age 15, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: auctioneer's clerk

2218, Danvers RoadHenry Philpot, M, Head, married, age 49, born Margate, Kent; occupation: railway inspector
    Sarah E Philpot, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Otford, Kent
    William Henry Philpot, M, Son, age 12, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: scholar

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