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

4176, Priory RoadJohn Beall, M, Head, married, age 54, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: general labourer
    Emma Beall, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Hadlow, Kent
    Alice J B Standen, F, Granddaughter, age 9, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Elizabeth M Standen, F, Granddaughter, age 4, born Tonbridge, Kent

4174, Priory RoadJohn W Smith, M, Head, married, age 43, born Wrotham, Kent; occupation: railway foreman
    Ellen E Smith, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Emily A Smith, F, Daughter, age 16, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: domestic servant
    Rose M Smith, F, Daughter, age 12, born Trosley, Kent
    Alice F Smith, F, Daughter, age 10, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Annie M Smith, F, Daughter, age 7, born Westerham, Kent
    Alfred P Smith, M, Son, age 2, born Westerham, Kent
    Ethel C Smith, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tonbridge, Kent

4172, Priory RoadJabez Holman, M, Head, married, age 50, born Capel, Kent; occupation: garden labourer
    Harriet Holman, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Kate Holman, F, Daughter, age 17, born Tonbridge, Kent
    John Holman, M, Son, age 15, born Tonbridge, Kent
    James Holman, M, Son, age 11, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Emma Holman, F, Daughter, age 8, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Thomas Holman, M, Son, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Albert H Hook, F, Nurse child, age 3, born Pembury, Kent

4170, Priory RoadWilliam Sidlow, M, Head, married, age 36, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: powder maker
    Annie Sidlow, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Lizia Sidlow, F, Daughter, age 11, born Tonbridge, Kent
    William Sidlow, M, Son, age 8, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Charles Sidlow, M, Son, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent
    George Sidlow, M, Son, age 4, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Annie Sidlow, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tonbridge, Kent

4168, Priory RoadJosiah King, M, Head, widowed, age 52, born Eweline, Oxfordshire; occupation: railway carriage examiner
    Emil King, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born Benson, Oxfordshire
    Maud King, F, Daughter, age 12, born Tonbridge, Kent

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