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

3221, Rose StreetJames H White, M, Head, married, age 46, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: telegraph wireman
    Elizabeth White, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Winchfield, Hampshire
    Edward White, M, Son, age 17, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: engine cleaner
    Sarah White, F, Daughter, age 9, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Ann White, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tonbridge, Kent
    James White, M, Son, age 4, born Tonbridge, Kent
    William White, M, Son, age 2, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Frederick White, M, Son, age 9 months, born Tonbridge, Kent

3223, Rose StreetHarry C Beavis, M, Head, married, age 42, born Andover, Hampshire; occupation: railway goods guard
    Mary Beavis, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Caple, Suffolk
    Edith A Beavis, F, Daughter, age 8, born Walworth, London
    Nellie Beavis, F, Daughter, age 6, born Bermondsey, London
    Harry C Beavis, M, Son, age 4, born Tonbridge, Kent
    William Beavis, M, Son, age 2, born Tonbridge, Kent

3225, Rose StreetGeorge Brooker, M, Head, married, age 27, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: railway engine foreman
    Elizabeth Brooker, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Sevenoaks, Kent

3227, Rose StreetLawrence May, M, Head, married, age 39, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: bricklayer
    Sarah May, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Hadlow, Kent
    Alice May, F, Daughter, age 12, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Amy May, F, Daughter, age 8, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    George L May, M, Son, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent

3229, Rose StreetGeorge Thayer, M, Head, married, age 29, born London; occupation: platelayer
    Hannah Thayer, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Hannah Randell, F, Niece, age 5, born Redhill, Surrey

3231, Rose StreetHubert Card, M, Head, married, age 37, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: cricker ball stitcher
    Laurel Card, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Brenchley, Kent
    Alberry A Card, M, Son, age 14, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Edith E Card, F, Daughter, age 12, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Herbert H Card, M, Son, age 10, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Gertrude J Card, F, Daughter, age 8, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Olive H Card, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Alfred A Card, M, Son, age 4, born Tonbridge, Kent

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