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]

Census sheets
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Sheet    Place    Census entry

3524, Rose StreetStephen Sands, M, Head, married, age 49, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: labourer in churchyard
    Mary Sands, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Wrotham, Kent
    Sam Sands, M, Son, age 18, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: brick maker
    Mary Sands, M, Son, age 15, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: milk boy
    Jesse Sands, M, Son, age 10, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Frank Sands, M, Son, age 9, born Tonbridge, Kent

3528, Rose StreetHarry Prall, M, Head, married, age 36, born Capel, Kent; occupation: labourer on railway
    Celia Prall, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Kilndown, Kent
    Herbert Couchman, M, Nephew, age 11, born London

3538, Rose StreetEllen Knock, F, Head, widowed, age 42, born Essex; occupation: nurse
    Frederick Knock, M, Son, age 16, born Rainham, Kent; occupation: miller's apprentice
    Zackariah Knock, M, Son, age 9, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Alice M Knock, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Annie M Knock, F, Daughter, age 12, born Hunton, Kent
    Albert E Knock, M, Son, age 5, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Mary Knock, F, Mother, widowed, age 77, born Cambridgeshire

3540, Rose StreetGeorge Bristow, M, Head, married, age 43, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: labourer in coal wharf
    Martha Bristow, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Frederick A Bristow, M, Son, age 17, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: florist's assistant
    Horace E Bristow, M, Son, age 15, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: errand boy
    William E Bristow, M, Son, age 13, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: errand boy
    Rose E Bristow, F, Daughter, age 11, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Florence L Bristow, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Daisy A Bristow, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Herbert E Bristow, M, Son, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent

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