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

23137, Orphan PlaceGeorge Rabbitt, M, Head, married, age 38, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Jane Rabbitt, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Lingfield, Surrey
    Arthur Rabbitt, M, Son, single, age 16, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: cricket ball maker
    George H Rabbitt, M, Son, age 14, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: errand boy
    David Rabbitt, M, Son, age 10, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Ernest Rabbitt, M, Son, age 7, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Lucy A Rabbitt, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Rose G Rabbitt, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Charles Rabbitt, M, Son, age 7 months, born Tonbridge, Kent

23138, Orphan PlaceStephen Andrews, M, Head, married, age 22, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: general labourer
    Alice S Andrews, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Tonbridge, Kent
    William F Andrews, M, Son, age 2, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Stephen G Andrews, M, Son, age 1, born Tonbridge, Kent

23139, Orphan PlaceAlfred Waghorn, M, Head, married, age 27, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: fireman on railway engine
    Florence A Waghorn, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Thomas E Waghorn, M, Son, age 1, born Tonbridge, Kent

23140, Orphan PlaceRichard Bamblett, M, Head, married, age 25, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: gunpowder maker
    Julia Bamblett, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Rotherfield, Sussex

23141, Orphan PlaceThomas Diplock, M, Head, married, age 34, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: platelayer
    Elizabeth A Diplock, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Lambeth, Surrey
    Thomas A Diplock, M, Son, age 16, born Canterbury, Kent; occupation: whitesmith
    Julia E Diplock, F, Daughter, age 12, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Jack Diplock, M, Son, age 11, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Llewellyn Diplock, M, Son, age 7, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Frederick Diplock, M, Son, age 5, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Ethel L Diplock, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Richard R Diplock, M, Son, age 14 days, born Tonbridge, Kent

23142, Orphan PlaceJohn Buley, M, Head, married, age 71, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: railway labourer
    Sarah A Buley, F, Wife, married, age 70, born Tonbridge, Kent

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