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

3333, Rose StreetEphraim Vinall, M, Head, married, age 47, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: carpenter
    Mary Vinall, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Pembury, Kent
    Ernest Vinall, M, Son, single, age 17, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: carpenter's apprentice
    William Vinall, M, Son, age 14, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: house boy
    Ephraim Vinall, M, Son, age 10, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Mabel Vinall, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Race Vinall, F, Daughter, age 4, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Vincent Vinall, M, Son, age 2, born Tonbridge, Kent

3335, Rose StreetWilliam Goldsmith, M, Head, widowed, age 73, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: labourer for local board
    John Goldsmith, M, Son, single, age 46, born Seal, Kent; occupation: general labourer
    Martha Goldsmith, F, Daughter, single, age 42, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: housekeeper
    Frederick Goldsmith, M, Grandson, single, age 30, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: certificated teacher
    Walter Goldsmith, M, Grandson, age 9, born Newington, Surrey

332, Rose StreetCharles M Beach, M, Head, married, age 29, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: stoker on railway
    Selnia Beach, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Elsie Beach, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Ada Beach, F, Daughter, age 5, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Frederick C Beach, M, Son, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Annie Beach, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Elizabeth Boncer, F, Niece, age 6, born Lee, Kent

334, Rose StreetWilliam J Smith, M, Head, married, age 27, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: railway engine fireman
    Alice M A Smith, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Shipbourne, Kent
    Alice M M Smith, F, Daughter, age 5, born Tonbridge, Kent

336, Rose StreetGeorge Joiner, M, Head, married, age 24, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: labourer on railway
    Constance Joiner, F, Wife, married, age 24, born North Cerney, Gloucestershire
    Annie Joiner, F, Daughter, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Constance Joiner, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Thomas Adams, M, Lodger, single, age 22, born Stratton, Gloucestershire; occupation: labourer on railway

338, Rose StreetEdmund Coleman, M, Head, married, age 40, born Icklesham, Sussex; occupation: brewery cellarman
    Alfred G Coleman, M, Son, age 12, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: florist's assistant

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