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

4088, Priory RoadEdward Leigh, M, Head, married, age 33, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: railway labourer
    Jane Leigh, F, Wife, married, age 31, born St Giles, London
    Arthur Leigh, M, Son, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Annie Leigh, F, Daughter, age 5, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Rose Leigh, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Dora Leigh, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Maria Leigh, F, Mother, widowed, age 61, born Pembury, Kent

4086, Priory RoadEllen Burr, F, Head, widowed, age 60, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: charwoman

4084, Priory RoadFrederick R Hobden, M, Head, married, age 20, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: general labourer
    Sarah Hobden, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Tonbridge, Kent

4082, Priory RoadGeorge H Anderson, M, Head, married, age 35, born London; occupation: watercress salesman
    Harriett Anderson, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Shipbourne, Kent
    Alice Smitherman, F, Sister-in-law, single, age 23, born Shipbourne, Kent

4080, Priory RoadJoseph H Winn, M, Head, married, age 46, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: timber labourer
    Annie E Winn, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Faversham, Kent
    Edith J Winn, F, Daughter, age 16, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Charlotte E Winn, F, Daughter, age 11, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Annie Ada Winn, F, Daughter, age 9, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Constance L Winn, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Rose M Winn, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Daisy Winn, F, Daughter, age 4, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Violet Winn, F, Daughter, age 4, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Geroge A Winn, M, Son, age 9 months, born Tonbridge, Kent

4078, Priory RoadSamuel Standen, M, Head, married, age 43, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: railway labourer
    Annie M Standen, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Mabel L Standen, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tonbridge, Kent
    George S Standen, M, Son, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent
    John R Standen, M, Son, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Alfred W Standen, M, Son, age 1, born Tonbridge, Kent

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