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

1464, Vale RoadJohn Pierce, M, Head, married, age 41, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: platelayer
    Eliza Pierce, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Hadlow, Kent
    Eliza Pierce, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: domestic servant
    John Pierce, M, Son, age 16, born Mereworth, Kent; occupation: railway carriage repairer
    William Pierce, M, Son, age 14, born Yalding, Kent; occupation: railway truck numberer
    Jessie Pierce, M, Son, age 12, born Yalding, Kent; occupation: chemist's shop boy
    George Pierce, M, Son, age 9, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Tom Pierce, M, Son, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Charlie Pierce, M, Son, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Nellie Pierce, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tonbridge, Kent

1466, Vale RoadMaria A Agnew, F, Head, widowed, age 42, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Robert H Agnew, M, Son, single, age 19, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: railway porter
    William E Agnew, M, Son, age 15, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: telegraph mechanic
    Catherine M Agnew, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Emma Gregory, F, Boarder, single, age 25, born Southgate, Kent; occupation: assistant school mistress
    William Seal, M, Boarder, single, age 21, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: railway porter

1468, Vale RoadJohn Gabriel, M, Head, widowed, age 77, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: bricklayer
    Susan Gabriel, F, Daughter, single, age 51, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: housekeeper
    Hannah Gabriel, F, Daughter, single, age 32, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    George Gabriel, M, Son, single, age 40, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: carpenter
    Thomas N Gabriel, M, Son, widowed, age 43, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: plumber
    Kate Gabriel, F, Granddaughter, single, age 21, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: draper's assistant
    Bert Gabriel, M, Grandson, single, age 18, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: decorator
    John Henley, M, Nephew, single, age 21, born Sandhurst, Kent; occupation: plumber
    John Henley, M, Nephew, single, age 21, born Sandhurst, Kent; occupation: plumber

1469, Vale RoadGeorge W Bundell, M, Head, married, age 43, born Redhill, Surrey; occupation: tailor
    Phoebe Bundell, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Berwick, Sussex
    George W Bundell, M, Son, age 14, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: grocer's assistant
    Phoebe E Bundell, F, Daughter, age 13, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: nurse maid
    Emily M Bundell, F, Daughter, age 11, born Brighton, Sussex
    Bertram Bundell, M, Son, age 8, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Ellen B Bundell, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Arthur D Bundell, M, Son, age 4, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Rose E Bundell, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tonbridge, Kent

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