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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

4266, Priory RoadSamuel Corke, M, Head, married, age 28, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: railway foreman
    Alice Corke, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Christian H Corke, M, Son, age 5, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Lily E Corke, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Grace Corke, F, Daughter, age 2 months, born Tonbridge, Kent

4264, Priory RoadAnn Sidlow, F, Head, widowed, age 79, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: living on own means
    Lizzie Sidlow, F, Niece, age 14, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: general domestic servant

4262, Priory RoadThomas Snelling, M, Head, married, age 45, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: blacksmith
    Elizabeth Snelling, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Annie Snelling, F, Daughter, age 21, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Ethel Snelling, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Fredrich Snelling, M, Son, age 12, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Elsie Snelling, F, Daughter, age 10, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Mabel Snelling, F, Daughter, age 9, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Cyril Snelling, M, Son, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Alethia Snelling, F, Daughter, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Alice Snelling, F, Daughter, age 10 months, born Tonbridge, Kent

4260, Priory RoadJohn T Roots, M, Head, married, age 34, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: general labourer
    Ellen Roots, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Rusper, Sussex
    Laura Roots, F, Daughter, age 5, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Ellen Roots, F, Mother, widowed, age 67, born Tonbridge, Kent

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