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

25Beerhouse, 1, Pembury GroveBenjamin C Hollands, M, Head, married, age 46, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter and beer retailer
    Sarah Hollands, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Richard H Hollands, M, Son, single, age 23, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: printer compositor
    Annie Hollands, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Gertrude A Hollands, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Edith Hollands, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar

252, Pembury GroveEdward Down, M, Head, married, age 36, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: general labourer
    Clara E Down, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Maidstone, Kent
    Clara E Down, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Caroline J Down, F, Daughter, age 5, born Eastbourne, Sussex
    Ernest E Down, M, Son, age 2, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Sidney Down, M, Son, age 1, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Kate E Ware, F, [Step]daughter, age 14, born Tudeley, Kent
    Thomas A Ware, M, [Step]son, age 12, born Tudeley, Kent
    Florence Hunt, F, Boarder, single, age 21, born Snodland, Kent; occupation: domestic servant

253, Pembury GroveCaleb J Johnson, M, Head, married, age 39, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: sawyer
    Emma E Johnson, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Tonbridge, Kent
    John S Johnson, M, Son, age 14, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Lucy A Johnson, F, Daughter, age 12, born Leigh, Kent
    Edith E Johnson, F, Daughter, age 10, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Charles Johnson, M, Son, age 8, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Amy F Johnson, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Herbert S Johnson, M, Son, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Elsie D Johnson, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tonbridge, Kent

254, Pembury GroveThomas Lambert, M, Head, widowed, age 48, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: carpenter
    Edith Lambert, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: housekeeper
    Thomas Lambert, M, Son, age 9, born Tonbridge, Kent

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