The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1891 Tonbridge Census
Reference RG12/681: Tonbridge Enumeration District No 5; Sub-District: Tonbridge; Enumerator: Albert Edward Relf
Boundary Being that part of the Town bounded on the West by a line drawn from the Lower Bridge to the lamp on St Stephen's Green, opposite the Vicarage
Contents All the houses between the Lower Bridge and St. Stephen's Green including Station Cottages, Merry Vale, Bourner Cottages, Station Square, all Vale Road and Orphan Place to Brook Cottages, Salubrions and houses opposite, Strawberry Vale, Rose Street and Pembury Grove.
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

321, High StreetJames Sands, M, Head, single, age 37, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: grainer
    Sarah Agnes Hill, F, Niece, age 12, born Peckham, London
    Harriet M Hill, F, Niece, age 6, born Horsleydowne, London
    Harriet Huggins, F, Housekeeper, single, age 48, born Ryeslip, Middlesex; occupation: housekeeper
    Stephen Ratcliff, M, Son, single, age 52, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: leather cutter
    Gordon Card, M, single, age 19, born Southborough, Kent; occupation: shop assistant

317, High StreetWilliam Hodgskin, M, Head, married, age 57, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: grocer
    Clara Hodgskin, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Pentonville
    Alice Wibley Hodgskin, F, Daughter, single, age 26, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Edith Hodgskin, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Walter Drake, M, single, age 22, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: grocer's assistant
    Arthur W Howard, M, single, age 20, born Tenterden, Kent; occupation: grocer's assistant
    Robert G Quinnell, M, age 17, born Rainham, Kent; occupation: grocer's assistant
    Amy Foster, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Middlesex; occupation: general domestic servant
    Lucy A Haynes, F, Visitor, single, age 19, born Brockley; occupation: governess

315, High StreetWilliam Prevette, M, Head, married, age 36, born Hassocks, Sussex; occupation: manager sewing machine department
    Annie Prevette, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Cowfold, Sussex
    Mabel A Prevette, F, Daughter, age 13, born Hurstpierpoint, Sussex
    George W Prevette, M, Son, age 10, born Hurstpierpoint, Sussex

313, High StreetEdward T Seale, M, Head, married, age 56, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: harness maker
    Susannah Seale, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Horsham, Sussex
    Edward H Seale, M, Son, single, age 26, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: harness maker's assistant
    Georgina C Seale, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    Susannah E Seale, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: milliner
    Edith E Seale, F, Daughter, age 18, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: draper's assistant
    Kate T Seale, F, Daughter, age 16, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: draper's cashier
    Ethel M Seale, F, Daughter, age 14, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Minnie L Seale, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Eveline G Seale, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tonbridge, Kent

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