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

1788, Vale RoadEdward Knight, M, Head, married, age 31, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: platelayer
    Beatrice Knight, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Lily Knight, F, Daughter, age 10, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Beatrice Knight, F, Daughter, age 8, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Leopold Knight, M, Son, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Friend Knight, M, Son, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Amy Knight, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Albert Warner, M, Brother-in-law, single, age 26, born Chatham, Kent; occupation: bricklayer's labourer

1789, Vale RoadEllen Latter, F, Head, single, age 48, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: laundress
    John Luck, M, Brother-in-law, married, age 39, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: coachman
    Jane G Luck, F, Sister, married, age 38, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Annie E Luck, F, Niece, age 10, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Ellen C Luck, F, Niece, age 9, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Elsie J Luck, F, Niece, age 5, born Tonbridge, Kent

1790, Vale RoadSarah Willis, F, Head, widowed, age 72, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: cook
    Mark Jenner, M, Boarder, widowed, age 34, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: painter and glazier
    Albt J Jenner, M, Boarder, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Mark Jenner, M, Boarder, age 2, born Tonbridge, Kent

1791, Vale RoadGeorge Butcher, M, Head, married, age 60, born Horsted Keynes, Sussex; occupation: telegraph employee
    Emma S Butcher, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Tonbridge, Kent

1792, Vale RoadHenry Latter, M, Head, married, age 55, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: general labourer
    Caroline Latter, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: laundress

1793, Vale RoadWilliame Easterfield, M, Head, married, age 57, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Sarah J Easterfield, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Amos W Easterfield, M, Son, single, age 30, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: iron moulder

1794, Vale RoadFrances C Baker, F, Head, widowed, age 73, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: schoolmaster
    Ann E Baker, F, Daughter, single, age 40, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: school teacher
    Evelyne Guilford, F, Boarder, age 12, born Tonbridge, Kent

1795, Vale RoadJasper Burfoot, M, Head, married, age 73, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: labourer; handicap: rheumatic
    Ellenor Burfoot, F, Wife, married, age 74, born Penshurst, Kent

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