The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Tonbridge Castle  Castle Street  High Street  Tonbridge  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1766The History of Tunbridge Wells by Thomas Benge Burr ⇒ p. 191
1810Tunbridge Wells and its Neighbourhood by Paul Amsinck and Letitia Byrnep. 45
1830Guide of Tunbridge Wells ⇒ p. 132
1832Descriptive Sketches of Tunbridge Wells and the Calverley Estate by John Britton, F.S.A. ⇒ p. facing 123
1854Proceedings in the County of Kent, 1642-1646 by Richard Almack, Esq., F.S.A. ⇒ p. 42
1871A History of The Weald of Kent with an outline of the Early History of the County, Volume I. by Robert Furley, F.S.A.William II attacked the Castle p. 277; Becket at the Castle p. 339; Castle destroyed in 1089 p. 379
1874A History of The Weald of Kent with an outline of the History of the County to the present time, Volume II by Robert Furley, F.S.A.Hubert de Burgh and Archbishop Wetershed p. 68; Henry III p. 83; p. 105; p. 112; p. 117; p. 134; p. 149; p. 150; p. 151; p. 158; p. 159; p. 161; Edward I p. 222; p. 223; p. 224; Hugh de Audley p. 295; p. 296; p. 298; p. 314; p. 365; p. 366; Lord Hunsdon p. 432; p. 478; p. 520
1883Pelton's Illustrated Guide to Tunbridge Wells by J. Radford Thomson, M.A. ⇒ p. 165
1886Tonbridge Castle and its Lords by J.F. Wadmore, A.R.I.B.A. ⇒ p. 12
1914Highways and Byways in Kent by Walter Jerrold with Illustrations by Hugh Thomson ⇒ p. 318
1933Country Houses of Kent by Arthur Oswald ⇒ p. 6
1933The Tonbridge of Yesterday by Arthur H. Nevep. 347

Historical records

c 1260Birds Eye View of TonbridgeBirds Eye View of Tonbridge by J.F. WadmoreTonbridge CastleTonbridge Castle

c 1700Birthson of Thomas Hooker and Anne BromfieldJohn Hooker, Lord of the Manor and owner of Tonbridge CastleTonbridge Castle 

1797View of the Castle and part of the Town of TonbridgeView of the Castle and part of the Town of TonbridgeThe Tunbridge Wells Guide

c 1800Tonbridge CastleTonbridge Castle, TonbridgePrivate collection

1809Tonbridge CastleTonbridge Castle by Paul Amsinck & engraved by Letitia ByrneLetitia ByrneAmsinck's Tunbridge Wells

1831Tonbridge CastleTonbridge Castle by J.J. DoddSketches of Tunbridge Wells

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles I. M. Wauton, M, Head, married, age 33, born F...ington, Worcester; occupation School principalCharles I. M. WautonTonbridge Castle1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Marie C. Wauton, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Blompemps, FranceMarie C. Wauton
Charles A.N. Wauton, M, Son, age 3, born Tonbridge, KentCharles A.N. Wauton
Violet Clestin Wauton, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tonbridge, KentViolet Clestin Wauton
Kezia King, F, Governess School, single, age 21, born Ipswich, SuffolkKezia King
John T. Sheffield, M, Tutor, single, age 26, born DublinJohn T. Sheffield
Raymond Hargrave, M, Tutor, single, age 23, born SouthgateRaymond Hargrave
Andrew Skinner, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: domestic servantAndrew Skinner
Amy Thorne, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Hildenborough, Kent; occupation NurseAmy Thorne
Harriet Jury, F, Servant, single, age 17, born East Peckham, Kent; occupation: kitchenmaidHarriet Jury
Emily Huggins, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: housemaidEmily Huggins
Jane Haines, F, Servant, widowed, age 30; occupation: head nurseJane Haines
Jessie Clark, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Camden Town; occupation: housemaidJessie Clark
Mary Bamford, F, Servant, single, age 36, born Turvey, Bedford, occupation: cookMary Bamford
Lespot C. Strapp, M, Pupil, age 13, born L..., Russia; occupation: scholarLespot C. Strapp
Hubert Oakley, M, Pupil, age 13, born London; occupation ScholarHubert Oakley
Percy Oakley, M, Pupil, age 11, born London; occupation ScholarPercy Oakley
Hugh Harrison, M, Pupil, age 11, born Bredhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarHugh Harrison
Cyril Harrison, M, Pupil, age 10, born Northiam, Sussex; occupation: scholarCyril Harrison
Uniedie Horne, M, Pupil, age 13, born London; occupation: scholarUniedie Horne
Harry Selmes, M, Pupil, age 12, born Northiam, Sussex; occupation: scholarHarry Selmes
Ernest Selmes, M, Pupil, age 11, born Northiam, Sussex; occupation: scholarErnest Selmes
Charles Burtt, M, Pupil, age 13, born Sheerness, Kent, occupation: scholarCharles Burtt
Edward Burtt, M, Pupil, age 12, born Yalding, Kent, occupation: scholarEdward Burtt
Frank Springett, M, Pupil, age 10, born Mendlesham, Suffolk; occupation ScholarFrank Springett
Arthur Picken, M, Pupil, age 12, born Sheerness, Kent; occupation ScholarArthur Picken
Herbert Manwaring White, M, Pupil, age 12, born Mendlesham, Suffolk; occupation ScholarHerbert Manwaring White
Hurdis Ravenshaw, M, Pupil, age 11, born Richmond M...; occupation ScholarHurdis Ravenshaw

3rd Apr 1881CensusAaron Roberts, M, Head, married, age 33, born Southborough, Kent; occupation GardenerAaron RobertsGate House, Tonbridge Castle1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Virginia Roberts, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Sevenoaks, KentVirginia Roberts
Ellen May Roberts, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation ScholarEllen May Roberts

1886The Interior of Tonbridge CastleThe Interior of Tonbridge Castle by J.F. WadmoreTonbridge Castle

5th Apr 1891CensusCharles Wauton, M, Head, single, age 43, born Tredington, Worcestershire; occupation: preparation school proprietorCharles Wauton, preparation school proprietorTonbridge Castle1891 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Marie Wauton, F, Wife, single, age 41, born Haute Laone, FranceMarie Wauton
Charles Wauton, M, Son, single, age 13, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholarCharles Wauton
Wanton Wauton, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholarWanton Wauton
Ellen Wauton, F, Daughter, single, age 5, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: kindergartenEllen Wauton
Hetty Wauton, F, Daughter, single, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: nurseryHetty Wauton
May Clara Wauton, F, Daughter, single, age 1, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: nurseryMay Clara Wauton
Robert B Crofton, M, Guest, single, age 17, born Sturry, India; occupation: at public schoolRobert B Crofton
Stephen Cappel, M, Guest, single, age 15, born Simla, India; occupation: at public schoolStephen Cappel
Mera E Swift, F, single, age 29, born London; occupation: teacherMera E Swift
Maria E Laurent, F, single, age 23, born Orpenuas, France; occupation: teacherMaria E Laurent
Horace J Cappel, M, Pupil, single, age 13, born London; occupation: scholarHorace J Cappel
Frederick Shipurth, M, Pupil, single, age 13, born Simla, India; occupation: scholarFrederick Shipurth
Charles Crofton, M, Pupil, single, age 13, born Simla, India; occupation: scholarCharles Crofton
John S Corquton, M, Pupil, single, age 11, born Kimberly Cape Town, South Africa; occupation: scholarJohn S Corquton
Ernest E M Tandy, M, Pupil, single, age 11, born Weston-Super-Mare; occupation: scholarErnest E M Tandy
Jack E Cox, M, Pupil, single, age 14, born Dundee, Scotland; occupation: scholarJack E Cox
Moloslne Sott McQueen, M, Pupil, single, age 13, born India; occupation: scholarMoloslne Sott McQueen
Peter S Carmichael, M, Pupil, single, age 14, born Norwood, Surrey; occupation: scholarPeter S Carmichael
Arthur S B Roberts, M, Pupil, single, age 12, born Missoui, India; occupation: scholarArthur S B Roberts
Charles E Linthwaite, M, Pupil, single, age 12, born London; occupation: scholarCharles E Linthwaite
Brian De O Penny, M, Pupil, single, age 10, born Weymouth, Dorset; occupation: scholarBrian De O Penny
John G Oakley, M, Pupil, single, age 13, born Chiselhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarJohn G Oakley
Richard C Layton, M, Pupil, single, age 12, born Cranbourne, Berkshire; occupation: scholarRichard C Layton
Alexander N Blair, M, Pupil, single, age 11, born London; occupation: scholarAlexander N Blair
Eric E Harvey, M, Pupil, single, age 12, born Mooltan, India; occupation: scholarEric E Harvey
Geoffrey Worsley, M, Pupil, single, age 16, born Fyrrabad, India; occupation: scholarGeoffrey Worsley
Charles Streeter, M, Pupil, single, age 13; occupation: scholarCharles Streeter
Henry N Hartridge, M, Pupil, single, age 13, born Croydon, Surrey; occupation: scholarHenry N Hartridge
Hugh J Aitcheson, M, Pupil, single, age 13, born Loanhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland; occupation: scholarHugh J Aitcheson
Douglas Carmichael, M, Pupil, single, age 11, born Norwood, Surrey; occupation: scholarDouglas Carmichael
Stanley R Worsley, M, Pupil, single, age 11, born London; occupation: scholarStanley R Worsley
Stedwood E F Rynd, M, Pupil, single, age 12, born Kildare, Ireland; occupation: scholarStedwood E F Rynd
M John Cox, M, Pupil, single, age 12, born Dundee, Scotland; occupation: scholarM John Cox
Philip R Chambers, M, Pupil, single, age 9, born Madras, India; occupation: scholarPhilip R Chambers
Oakley Gilbert, M, Pupil, single, age 10, born Shalmsford, Kent; occupation: scholarOakley Gilbert
Charles P Martin, M, Pupil, single, age 10, born Chiselhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarCharles P Martin
Lespric L H Tilman, M, Pupil, single, age 10, born Chudleigh, Devon; occupation: scholarLespric L H Tilman
Theodore T Broadbent, M, Pupil, single, age 9, born Simla, India; occupation: scholarTheodore T Broadbent
Geoffrey Brown, M, Pupil, single, age 12, born Burfort, Oxfordshire; occupation: scholarGeoffrey Brown
Henry Brown, M, Pupil, single, age 11, born Burfort, Oxfordshire; occupation: scholarHenry Brown
Susan Andrew, F, Servant, single, age 29, born St Giles, LondonSusan Andrew
Grace Farmer, F, Servant, married, age 29, born Pembury, KentGrace Farmer
Annie Batter, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Burwash, SussexAnnie Batter
Fanny Barling, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Maidstone, KentFanny Barling
Alice Elliot, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Tonbridge, KentAlice Elliot
Annie Homewood, F, Servant, single, age 23, born East Peckham, KentAnnie Holmwood

1896Tonbridge CastleTonbridge CastlePrivate collection

1900The CastleThe Castle, Tonbridge photographed by Daniell Brothers, LewishamPrivate collection

c 1900Tonbridge CastleTonbridge Castle painted by Sidney BakerEnglish Homes and Villages

1904Tonbridge CastleTonbridge Castle, Tonbridge photographed by The Wrench SeriesPrivate collection

1905Town Bridge and Entrance to the Castle GroundsTown Bridge and Entrance to the Castle Grounds, TonbridgePrivate collection

1907The Castle TerraceThe Castle Terrace, Tonbridge photographed by Valentine's seriesPrivate collection

1912The Terrace, Tonbridge CastleThe Terrace, Tonbridge CastlePrivate collection

1925Tonbridge CastleTonbridge Castle photographed by Allwork Bros., TonbridgePrivate collection

c 1930Castle Gateway (North)Castle Gateway (North), Tonbridge drawn by George E. MackleyNeve's Tonbridge

c 1930Tonbridge Castle - the fortified gatehouseTonbridge Castle - the fortified gatehouseCountry Houses

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