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

2713, Pembury GroveGeorge Bailey, M, Head, married, age 50, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: ground signalman
    Jane Bailey, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Dunnow, Essex
    Kirby J Bailey, M, Son, single, age 18, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: clerk

2714, Pembury GroveWilliam Dolding, M, Head, married, age 30, born Capel, Kent; occupation: subinspector on railway
    Christiania Dolding, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Dover, Kent
    William J Dolding, M, Son, age 7, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Ellen S Dolding, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Charlie Dolding, M, Son, age 4, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Christiania K Dolding, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Alice H Dolding, F, Daughter, age 1 month, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Florence Dolding, F, Niece, single, age 15, born Capel, Kent; occupation: domestic servant

2715, Pembury GroveEbenezer Oliver, M, Head, married, age 47, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: railway inspector
    Naomi Oliver, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Wadhurst, Sussex
    Caroline Oliver, F, Mother-in-law, widowed, age 70, born Tonbridge, Kent

2716, Pembury GroveAnn Hodgman, F, Head, widowed, age 60, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: living on own means
    Henry Hodgman, M, Son, single, age 25, born Milton, Kent; occupation: felmonger
    Edwin J Hodgman, M, Son, single, age 23, born Milton, Kent; occupation: railway engine stoker

2717, Pembury GroveWilliam Killick, M, Head, married, age 47, born Nutfield, Surrey; occupation: railway labourer
    William H Killick, M, Son, single, age 18, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: blacksmith's assistant
    Frederick W Killick, M, Son, single, age 16, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: draper's assistant
    Minnie L Killick, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Albert G R Killick, M, Son, age 10, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Rose E Killick, F, Daughter, age 8, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Hubert A Killick, M, Son, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent

2718, Pembury GroveGeorge Shilling, M, Head, married, age 46, born Hemsworth, Sussex; occupation: locomotive engine driver
    Harriet Shilling, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Hampshire
    William Shilling, M, Son, single, age 23, born Redhill, Surrey; occupation: locomotive stoker
    Ellen Shilling, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Kate Shilling, F, Daughter, age 10, born Tonbridge, Kent

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