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

3428, Albert RoadJohn H Williams, M, Head, married, age 39, born Chester, Cheshire; occupation: clerk
    Sarah Williams, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Wokingham, Berkshire
    Edith Williams, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Wokingham, Berkshire
    Vida Williams, F, Daughter, age 4, born Tonbridge, Kent
    William Barnes, M, Lodger, single, age 32, born Bristol, Gloucestershire; occupation: ironmonger

3426, Albert RoadHarry Judge, M, Head, married, age 31, born Frittenden, Kent; occupation: grocer's shop inspector
    Alice Judge, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Frittenden, Kent
    Mabel Alice Judge, F, Daughter, age 9, born Frittenden, Kent
    Nellie Judge, F, Daughter, age 8, born Headcorn, Kent
    Harry Judge, M, Son, age 6, born Sittingbourne, Kent
    Ethel K Judge, F, Daughter, age 2, born Hastings, Sussex
    Arthur B Judge, M, Son, age 10 months, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Ishmael Gurr, M, Father-in-law, widowed, age 74, born Smarden, Kent; occupation: carpenter
    Louisa Remnant, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Groombridge, Kent; occupation: general domestic servant

3424, Albert RoadSophia Barnett, F, Head, widowed, age 63, born Willingdon, Sussex; occupation: living on own means
    Laura L Barnett, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Hadlow, Kent

3422, Albert RoadRichard Wood, M, Head, married, age 46, born Bermondsey, Surrey; occupation: rich cloth and tarpaulin maker
    Ann E Wood, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Bermondsey, Surrey
    Grace W Wood, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Bermondsey, Surrey
    Stanley R D Wood, M, Son, single, age 15, born Bermondsey, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Harold L Wood, M, Son, single, age 13, born Bermondsey, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    William Mitchell, M, Boarder, single, age 26, born Scotland; occupation: draper
    Edgar Coleman, M, Boarder, single, age 26, born Newport, Shropshire; occupation: tailor's manager

3420, Albert RoadEdward W Handcock, M, Head, married, age 27, born Kennington, Kent; occupation: schoolmaster
    Kate Handcock, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Dunchurch, Warwickshire
    Sarah E Line, F, Niece, age 11, born Walsall, Staffordshire; occupation: scholar

3418, Albert RoadWalter J Hodge, M, Head, married, age 24, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: accountant and business agent
    Fanny Hodge, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Goudhurst, Kent
    Lionel C Hodge, M, Son, age 1, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Unnamed Hodge, M, Son, age 1 week, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Sarah A Fowler, F, Nurse, married, age 44, born Horsmonden, Kent; occupation: monthly nurse
    Emily Trice, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: general domestic servant

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