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1891 Tonbridge Census
Reference RG12/682: Workhouse
Tunbridge Union Workhouse at Sandhill near Pembury in the parish of Tunbridge
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

1Union Workhouse, Sandhill, near Pembury, TonbridgeThomas V MacGill, M, Head, married, age 51, born Deptford, Kent; occupation: master of workhouse
    Emma MacGill, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Winston, Suffolk; occupation: matron of workhouse
    Henry Parsons, M, single, age 33, born Whitley, Berkshire; occupation: schoolmaster
    Emma Game, F, single, age 32, born Oundle, Northamptonshire; occupation: schoolmistress
    Annie Hodgkinson, F, single, age 42, born Melbourne, Derbyshire; occupation: head nurse
    Sarah Edith Hughes, F, single, age 27, born Birmingham, Warwickshire; occupation: assistant nurse
    Helen Q Day, F, single, age 23, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: assistant nurse
    Selina Smith, F, single, age 21, born Lewisham, Kent; occupation: cook
    Emma Baker, F, single, age 40, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: infirm nurse
    Hant Mary Holmes, F, single, age 32, born Stockton, Durham; occupation: industrial trainer
    William Hard, M, single, age 27, born Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire; occupation: porter
    Alice Ridgewell, F, single, age 27, born Orsett, Essex; occupation: matron's assistant
    Milly M Dance, F, single, age 41, born Chelsea, London; occupation: laundry maid
    Hugh Hay, M, single, age 56, born Stoneykirk Wigtonshire, Scotland; occupation: labourer master
    Jane Eliza Henman, F, single, age 21, born Linton, Kent; occupation: infants nurse
    George Wood, M, Visitor, married, age 51, born Westminster, London; occupation: judge's clerk
    Sophia Wood, F, Visitor, married, age 53, born Greenwich, Kent

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