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

20107, Orphan PlaceJoseph Gilbert, M, Head, married, age 40, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: platelayer
    Annie Gilbert, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Rose Gilbert, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Alice Gilbert, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Kate Gilbert, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tonbridge, Kent

20108, Orphan PlaceJohn W Price, M, Head, married, age 33, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
    Charlotte Price, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Catherine Price, F, Daughter, age 8, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Harriett A Price, F, Daughter, age 7, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Bertie Price, M, Son, age 4, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Richard Price, M, Son, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent

20109, Orphan PlaceJames May, M, Head, widowed, age 66, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: cricket ball maker
    Eliza Hoath, F, widowed, age 60, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: shirt maker

20110, Orphan PlaceJohn Millis, M, Head, married, age 45, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: platelayer
    Eliza Millis, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Ide Hill, Kent
    Beatrice E Millis, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: housemaid
    Annie Millis, F, Daughter, age 15, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: general domestic servant
    William Millis, M, Son, age 13, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Edith E Millis, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent
    John Millis, M, Son, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Richard A Millis, M, Son, age 1, born Tonbridge, Kent

20111, Orphan PlaceJohn Wolfe, M, Head, married, age 51, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: carpenter
    Louisa Wolfe, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Frederick Wolfe, M, Son, single, age 24, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: carpenter
    Helena Wolfe, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: domestic servant
    Albert Wolfe, M, Son, age 10, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar

20112, Orphan PlaceHarry Neal, M, Head, married, age 35, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: labourer
    Ellen Neal, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Louisa Neal, F, Daughter, age 14, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: housemaid
    George Neal, M, Son, age 12, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Frederick Neal, M, Son, age 9, born Colchester, Essex
    Elizabeth Neal, F, Daughter, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent

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