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

22124, Orphan PlaceJames Diplock, M, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: cokeman on railway
    Mary A J Diplock, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Wadhurst, Sussex
    John J Diplock, M, Son, age 14, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: errand boy
    Walter W Diplock, M, Son, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Frank Diplock, M, Son, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Henry Payne, M, Lodger, single, age 35, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: platelayer

22125, Orphan PlaceWilliam Barton, M, Head, married, age 54, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Maria Barton, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Charles Barton, M, Son, married, age 31, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
    Frederick Barton, M, Son, single, age 29, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: platelayer
    Moses Barton, M, Son, single, age 15, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: farm labourer

22126, Orphan PlaceWalter Goldsmith, M, Head, married, age 32, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: bricklayer
    Caroline Goldsmith, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Alice Goldsmith, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Sidney Goldsmith, M, Son, age 5, born Tonbridge, Kent

22127, Orphan PlaceHenry Hine, M, Head, married, age 31, born Southend, Essex; occupation: general labourer
    Annie Hine, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Minster, Kent
    Henry Hine, M, Son, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Annie Hine, F, Daughter, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent

22128, Orphan PlaceFrederick Saunder, M, Head, married, age 29, born Norwood, Surrey; occupation: gardener
    Eliza Saunder, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Bardfield, Essex
    Frederick A Saunder, M, Son, age 4, born Tonbridge, Kent

22129, Orphan PlaceHenry White, M, Head, married, age 59, born Margate, Kent; occupation: stone mason
    Laura White, F, Wife, married, age 58, born St Lawrence, Kent
    George Crook, M, Grandson, age 3, born London

22130, Orphan PlaceWilliam Cramp, M, Head, married, age 34, born Asburnham, Sussex; occupation: platelayer
    Ellen Cramp, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Hildenborough, Kent

22131, Orphan PlaceWilliam Osborne, M, Head, married, age 32, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: railway foreman
    Fanny Osborne, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Westerham, Kent
    Beatrice Osborne, F, Daughter, age 11, born Tonbridge, Kent
    William Osborne, M, Son, age 9, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Charles Osborne, M, Son, age 6, born Westerham, Kent
    Sidney Osborne, M, Son, age 4, born Westerham, Kent
    Ethel M Osborne, F, Daughter, age 1, born Westerham, Kent

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