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

1341, Vale RoadFrederick Goldsmith, M, Head, married, age 36, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: telegraph labourer
    Emily K Goldsmith, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Harriett A Goldsmith, F, Daughter, age 8, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Jack R Goldsmith, M, Son, age 7, born Tunbridge, Kent

1343, Vale RoadReuben Richardson, M, Head, married, age 33, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: gas fitter
    Lucy Richardson, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Florence Richardson, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: dressmaker's apprentice
    Alice Richardson, F, Daughter, age 11, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Arthur Richardson, M, Son, age 9, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    William Richardson, M, Son, age 7, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Olive Richardson, F, Daughter, age 4, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Ethel Richardson, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Sidney Richardson, M, Son, age 8 months, born Tunbridge, Kent

1345, Vale RoadGeorge Gower, M, Head, married, age 46, born Mersham, Kent; occupation: railway platelayer
    Ellen Gower, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Rolvenden, Kent
    John Woodgate, M, Boarder, single, age 22, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: railway engine cleaner

1362, Vale RoadWilliam Batchelor, M, Head, married, age 43, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: labourer
    Martha Batchelor, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Annie Batchelor, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: housemaid
    John Hodges, M, Father, widowed, age 71, born Five Oak Green, Kent
    Samuel Hodges, M, Brother, single, age 23, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: coach builder
    Rose Hodges, F, Sister, single, age 21, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Ellen Hodges, F, Sister, age 7, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Ethel M Hodges, F, Sister, age 2, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Jane Hayman, F, Sister, married, age 26, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: laundress
    Samuel H Hayman, F, Sister's son, age 6, born Tunbridge, Kent
    William J Hayman, M, Sister's son, age 4, born Tunbridge, Kent

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