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

21113, Orphan PlaceGeorge Brooker, M, Head, married, age 56, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: railway platelayer
    Elizabeth Brooker, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Ryarsh, Kent
    Harry Brooker, M, Son, age 13, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Ellen Brooker, F, Daughter, age 11, born Tonbridge, Kent

21114, Orphan PlaceRichard Draper, M, Head, married, age 60, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: railway labourer
    A Draper, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Wokingham, Berkshire
    A Draper, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: dressmaker

21115, Orphan PlaceMary A Masters, F, Head, widowed, age 64, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: charwoman
    Elizabeth E Masters, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: domestic servant
    William T Coulstock, M, Nurse Child, age 12, born Farnborough, Kent
    Beatrice S Gower, F, Visitor, age 3, born Camberwell, London
    Maud D Gower, F, Visitor, age 2, born Camberwell, London
    George W Edwards, M, Lodger, single, age 24, born Southborough, Kent; occupation: bottler in brewery

21116, Orphan PlaceWalter W G Gillett, M, Head, married, age 24, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: insurance collector
    Elizabeth F Gillett, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Tonbridge, Kent

21121, Orphan PlaceHenry Baker, M, Head, married, age 54, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: carpenter
    Elizabeth Baker, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Tonbridge, Kent
    John Baker, M, Son, single, age 23, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: general labourer
    Frederick C Baker, M, Son, single, age 18, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: carpenter
    William Baker, M, Son, age 16, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: painter's apprentice
    Percy G Baker, M, Son, age 10, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Susanna S Baker, F, Daughter, age 8, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Robert E Baker, M, Son, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Ernest F Baker, M, Son, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent

21122, Orphan PlaceGeorge W Latter, M, Head, married, age 23, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: journeyman baker
    Emily Latter, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Annie E Latter, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

21123, Orphan PlaceHenry Goldsmith, M, Head, married, age 68, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: telegraph labourer
    Matilda A Goldsmith, F, Wife, married, age 68, born Tonbridge, Kent

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