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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1766The History of Tunbridge Wells by Thomas Benge Burr ⇒ p. 222
1830Guide of Tunbridge Wells ⇒ p. 139
1832Descriptive Sketches of Tunbridge Wells and the Calverley Estate by John Britton, F.S.A. ⇒ p. 128
1868School Inquiry Commision Vol XI South-East Division by C. I. Elton and H. A. Giffard ⇒ p. 105
1869The History of Tonbridge School by Septimus Rivington, B.A. ⇒ Book p. i
1883Pelton's Illustrated Guide to Tunbridge Wells by J. Radford Thomson, M.A. ⇒ p. 162
1886The Register of Tonbridge School from 1820 to 1886 by W. O. Hughes-Hughes ⇒ Book p. i
1933The Tonbridge of Yesterday by Arthur H. Nevep. 302

Historical records

16th May 1553HistorySir Andrew Judde, Knt.Tonbridge Grammar SchoolThe History of Tonbridge School
Charter to Sir Andrew Judde
The King To all to whom &c. greeting know ye that we, at the humble petition of Sir Andrew Judd, Knight, and Alderman of our City of London, for the erecting and establishing a Grammar School in the Town of Tonbridge in the County of Kent for the institution and instruction of boys and youth in the said Town and the County there adjacent, of our special grace and of our certain knowledge and mere motion do will, grant and ordain that from henceforth there may and shall be one Grammar School in the said Town of Tonbridge which shall be called the Free Grammar School of the aforesaid Sir Andrew Judd, Knight, in the said Town of Tonbridge, for the education institution and instruction of Boys and Youth in Grammar, to continue for ever.
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In witness whereof &c. Witness the King at Westminster the sixteenth of May in the seventh year of his reign
By Writ of Privy Seal

12th May 1564HistorySir Andrew Judde, Knt.Tonbridge Grammar SchoolThe History of Tonbridge School
The Original Statutes of the School of Tonbridge
Be it known to all Christian People, by this present Writings indented, That whereas I, Sir Andrew Judd, Knight and Alderman of London, have erected a Free Grammar School in the town of Tunbridge, in the county of Kent, for the bringing up the youth in virtue and learning; for the better accomplishment of the same, I have appointed certain Orders to be observed, as hereafter doth follow.
Imprimis, I require that the Master of the said School be whole of body, well reputed, Master of Arts in degree, if it may be, chosen by my trusty and well-beloved Friends the Company of the Skinners of London, to whose direction I commit the governance of this my said School and Orders. Always foreseen that the Schoolmaster and Usher teach the Grammar approved by the Queen's Majesty that now is, and that the Schoolmaster first allowed by the Ordinary, and by examination be found meet both for his learning and his dexterity in teaching, as also for his honest conversation, and for right understanding of God's true religion now set forth by public authority, whereunto he shall stir and move his scholars, and also shall prescribe to them such sentences of Holy Scripture as shall be most expedient to induce them to godliness.
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THESE ARTICLES perused, approved, and subscribed to by the most Reverend Father in God, Matthew, Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of all England and Metropolitan, and by the Right Worshipful Alexander Nowell, Dean of the Cathedral Church of Saint Paul in London, the twelfth day of May, in the year of our Sovereign Lady Elizabeth of England, France, and Scotland, Queen Defender of the Faith, and so forth, the Sixth.
(Signed)
MATTHEW CANTUAR
ALEXANDER NOWELL.

1734 to 1737EducatedJohn GroombridgeTonbridge Grammar SchoolPrivate Groombridge contribution

1734 to 1743EducatedDaniel GroombridgeTonbridge Grammar SchoolPrivate Groombridge contribution

1768Tonbridge School from 1760 to 1825 - Front ViewTonbridge School from 1760 to 1825 - Front View by Cawthorn's LibraryThe History of Tonbridge School

1771AppointmentHead MastershipReverend Vicesimus Knock, LL.B.Tonbridge Grammar SchoolThe History of Tonbridge School

1778 to 1812AppointmentHead MastershipReverend Vicesimus Knox, D.D., headmaster of Tonbridge School and writerTonbridge Grammar SchoolThe History of Tonbridge School

1812AppointmentHead MastershipDr. Thomas KnoxTonbridge Grammar SchoolThe History of Tonbridge School

18th Jul 1825HistoryTonbridge Grammar SchoolThe History of Tonbridge School
The New Scheme
By the order of the Lord High Chancellor, dated the 18th of July, 1825, it was directed, that the aforesaid Report as to the scheme for the future establishment of the Free Grammar School at Tunbridge should be varied in certain articles of the same scheme, and that the scheme for the establishment of such Free Grammar School should be, and consist of the several articles thereinafter mentioned, reserving at all times to the Skinners' Company, they taking the advice of All Souls' College, in the University of Oxford, the power to make such regulations respecting the said Free Grammar School, as, having relation to the plan thereby directed to be carried into execution, are not inconsistent with the said plan; and also such regulations as, having no relation to the said plan, the said Company had authority to make, prior to the institution of the said suit, the same being made with the advice of the said College, where it was requisite for the Company to act with such advice, and without it, where such advice was not necessary; as in the said order is mentioned.
The following SCHEME, which incorporates, with some variations, the Statutes of the Founder, and retains much of their language, was finally settled, under the above order of the Court of Chancery, for the future establishment of the School.
I. That the Master of the said School be whole of body, well reported, Master of Arts in degree, if it may be, chosen by the Company of Skinners of London, to whose direction the Founder committed the governance of his said School and order, always foreseen that the School-master and Usher teach the Grammar approved by the King or Queen's Majesty, and that the School-master be first allowed by the Ordinary, and by examination found meet, both for his learning and dexterity in teaching, as also for his honest conversation, and for right understanding of God's true religion, set forth by public authority, whereunto he shall stir and move his scholars, and also shall prescribe to them such sentences of Holy Scripture, as shall be most expedient to induce them to godliness.
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1826HistoryTonbridge Grammar SchoolThe History of Tonbridge School
In 1826, in consequence of the increased funds at the disposal of the Governours for School purposes, and the representations of Dr. Knox as to the want of room for the boys, the Lower School was built. The trees and the wall in front of the School were removed, and iron railings substituted. In 1827, the library, built in 1750 by Mr. Cawthorne and the Skinners' Company, was enlarged to its present size, and made to correspond externally with the other newly built wing. The old dining-hall, built in 1676, was at the same time pulled down, and a new one added, with dormitories over it.

1826 to 1864Tonbridge School from 1826 to 1864 - Back ViewTonbridge School from 1826 to 1864 - Back ViewThe History of Tonbridge School

1826 to 1864Tonbridge School from 1826 to 1864 - Front ViewTonbridge School from 1826 to 1864 - Front ViewThe History of Tonbridge School

1830The Grammar SchoolThe Grammar School, Tonbridge by H. Adlard and T.M. BaynesPrivate collection

1851Cricket on the Mead, Tonbridge SchoolCricket on the Mead, Tonbridge School, Tonbridge painted by C. Tattershall DoddPrivate collection

1858 to 1859HistoryTonbridge Grammar SchoolThe History of Tonbridge School
In 1858 the increasing want of accommodation caused the erection of the three wooden class-rooms at the side of the playground, which, though small and inconvenient, were all that the funds of the School would allow of the Governours erecting. In fact, in answer to Dr. Welldon's pressing appeal for more room, the Skinners' Company were compelled to answer that through want of funds it was hopeless for them to consider at present the subject of further enlargements. However, the consent of the Governours was obtained the same year by the Doctor to the object he had had at heart for many years—the erection of a School Chapel, for which the Governours gave a site in the School grounds. The only condition attached to the permission was that the School estate should be at no expense in the matter. The funds were provided through the personal exertions of Dr. Welldon, aided by the interest the Old Boys took in the School; and on May 23rd, 1859, the Bishop of Ripon laid the foundation-stone ...... On October 25th the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Sumner, formally opened it, in the presence of the Visitor, the Warden of All Souls' College, Oxford, the Master and Wardens of the Skinners' Company, and a considerable number of vistors connected one way or the other with the interests of the School.

1862 to 1866HistoryTonbridge Grammar SchoolThe History of Tonbridge School
In 1862 Dr. Welldon, in answer to the Governours' inquiry as to the best disposition of the money realized by the sale of School property to the Midland Railway Company, recommended the erection of a new School-building, and the purchase of the ground of five houses on the south side of the School as likely to be property valuable at a future period ; three of which houses, together with their sites, were bought by the School in 1866, as well as a strip of land behind the School-house.
The foundation stone of the new buildings was laid on May 9th, 1863, though the actual works had been commenced two months previously. The Master of the Skinners' Company, Mr. George Legg, presided on the occasion, and a considerable number of the Governours attended him.

1869Tonbridge School - Front ViewTonbridge School - Front ViewThe History of Tonbridge School

3rd Apr 1881CensusJane Coyles Eales, F, Head, age 38, born St Marys, Devon; occupation: housekeeperJane Coyles Eales, housekeeper[School], High Street1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Mary Ann Ovenden, F, Servant, age 40, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation Domestic ServantMary Ann Ovenden
Esther Leeves, F, Servant, age 25, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: domestic servantEsther Leeves
Mary Jane Hartney, F, Servant, age 32, born Penyrn, Cornwall; occupation: domestic servantMary Jane Hartney
Mary Hannah Doyle, F, Servant, age 29, born Liverpool, Lancashire; occupation: domestic servantMary Hannah Doyle
Frances Dolding, F, Servant, age 34, born Tudely, Kent; occupation: domestic servantFrances Dolding
Emma Hobbs, F, Servant, age 20, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: domestic servantEmma Hobbs
Sophia Lears, F, Servant, age 19, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: domestic servantSophia Lears
Robert John Hollands, M, Servant, age 30, born Canterbury, Kent; occupation: domestic servantRobert John Hollands
Frances Michael Wright, M, Boarder, age 25, born Doncaster, York; occupation Assistant school masterFrances Michael Wright
Walter O. Hughes Hughes, M, Boarder, age 33, born Middlesex; occupation: assistant school masterWalter O. Hughes Hughes
H. E. D. Blakiston, M, Boarder, age 18, born St Leonards, Sussex, occupation: scholarH. E. D. Blakiston
W. H. Smythe Pealle, M, Boarder, age 15, born Stokley, York; occupation ScholarW. H. Smythe Pealle
W. Frances Marwood, M, Boarder, age 18, born Isleworth, Middlesex; occupation: scholarW. Frances Marwood
Henry Marwood, M, Boarder, age 16, born Stokley, York; occupation: scholarHenry Marwood
W. H. Charles Staveley, M, Boarder, age 17, born Middlesex; occupation: scholarW. H. Charles Staveley
Fred Gerald Flower, M, Boarder, age 18, born Croydon, Surrey; occupation: scholarFred Gerald Flower
W. Nepean Pearette, M, Boarder, age 17, born Horsmonden, Kent; occupation ScholarW. Nepean Pearette
Alfred Horace Sapp, M, Boarder, age 18, born Wandsworth, Surrey; occupation: scholarAlfred Horace Sapp
Alfred Charles Waddilove, M, Boarder, age 19, born Middlesex; occupation ScholarAlfred Charles Waddilove
Frances Marshall, M, Boarder, age 17, born (Brit Subject), Russia; occupation: scholarFrances Marshall
Arthur Howard, M, Boarder, age 15, born Tottenham, Middlesex; occupation: scholarArthur Howard
Henry L. Rosher, M, Boarder, age 14, born Southgate, Middlesex; occupation ScholarHenry L. Rosher
W. J. Windon, M, Boarder, age 13, born Manchester, Lancashire; occupation ScholarW. J. Windon
Eustace Marzetti, M, Boarder, age 14, born Clapham, Surrey; occupation: scholarEustace Marzetti
W. T. Ward, M, Boarder, single, age 14, born Oxford, Oxford; occupation ScholarW. T. Ward
L. Hamilton White, M, Boarder, single, age 13, born Grayingham, Lincoln; occupation ScholarL. Hamilton White
John Story, M, Boarder, single, age 13, born Middlesex; occupation: scholarJohn Story
J. Parthenay Rock, M, Boarder, single, age 15, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation ScholarJ. Parthenay Rock
Fred Johnson, M, Boarder, single, age 14, born Brentwood, Essex; occupation: scholarFred Johnson
W. E. Eyre Lloyd, M, Boarder, single, age 13, born Middlesex; occupation: scholarW. E. Eyre Lloyd
A. Curteis Neve, M, Boarder, single, age 17, born Beneden, Kent; occupation: scholarA. Curteis Neve
Alexander Houden, M, Boarder, single, age 16; occupation: scholarAlexander Houden
Cyril C. Napier, M, Boarder, single, age 17, born Cookham, Berkshire; occupation ScholarCyril C. Napier
Vincent S. Allpress, M, Boarder, single, age 15, born Richmond, Surrey; occupation: scholarVincent S. Allpress
Evan F. Lloyd, M, Boarder, single, age 16, born Dover, Kent; occupation: scholarEvan F. Lloyd
Edward Springett, M, Boarder, single, age 16, born Yalding, Kent; occupation ScholarEdward Springett
F. H. A. Foster, M, Boarder, single, age 16, born Ireland; occupation: scholarF. H. A. Foster
Leslie Marzetti, M, Boarder, single, age 15, born Clapham, Surrey; occupation: scholarLeslie Marzetti
C. E. Marshall, M, Boarder, single, age 14, born (British Subject), Russia; occupation: scholarC. E. Marshall
H. Ceil Buckler, M, Boarder, single, age 15, born Stroud, Gloucester, occupation: scholarH. Ceil Buckler
J. A. Nicholls, M, Boarder, single, age 14, born Whitburn, Durham; occupation ScholarJ. A. Nicholls
R. Mautten Ring, M, Boarder, single, age 13, born Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk; occupation ScholarR. Mautten Ring
G. Chester Toms, M, Boarder, single, age 16, born Wallthamstow, Essex; occupation ScholarG. Chester Toms
C. Smithell Capper, M, Boarder, single, age 16, born Middlesex; occupation: scholarC. Smithell Capper
E. Hadden Parkes, M, Boarder, single, age 14, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation ScholarE. Hadden Parkes
J. Staines Cope, M, Boarder, single, age 13, born Middlesex; occupation: scholarJ. Staines Cope
Percy Buckler, M, Boarder, single, age 13, born Stroud, Gloucester, occupation: scholarPercy Buckler
Douglas Herbert, M, Boarder, single, age 15, born Middlesex; occupation: scholarDouglas Herbert
C. B. Landgridge, M, Boarder, single, age 14, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: scholarC. B. Landgridge
C. S. Mackenzie Toms, M, Boarder, single, age 14, born Walthamstow, Essex; occupation ScholarC. S. Mackenzie Toms
Ernest Pope, M, Boarder, single, age 12, born R Stone, Northampton; occupation ScholarErnest Pope
Leslie Wilson, M, Visitor, single, age 22, born London; occupation Clerk Stock ExchangeLeslie Wilson

3rd Apr 1881CensusT. Barton Rowe, M, Head, married, age 48, born Croydon, Surrey; occupation Headmaster of Grammar SchoolTheophilus Barton RoweHigh Street1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Eliza Nicholls Rowe, F, Wife, married, age 49, born CamberwellEliza Nicholls Rowe
Frederick Jane Rowe, M, Brother, single, age 35, born Penrith, Cumberland; occupation Professor of India Education ServiceFrederick Jane Rowe
C. B. B. Hunter, M, Visitor, single, age 20, born (Brit Sub), Canada; occupation: undergraduateC. B. B. Hunter

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Laurence, M, Head, married, age 48, born Yalding, Kent; occupation: butlerGeorge Laurence, butlerHigh Street1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Frances Laurence, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Brenchly, KentFrances Laurence
Ellen Maria Laurence, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Yalding, Kent; occupation: scholarEllen Maria Laurence

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Albert Babington, M, Head, married, age 37, born Namur Brit Sub, Belgium, occupation: clerk in holy orders without care of souls and schoolmasterJohn Albert Babington, clerk in holy orders and schoolmaster[School], High Street1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Emily Elizth. Babington, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Crocken Hill, KentEmily Elizabeth Babington
Percy Lancelot Babington, M, Son, age 3, born Lincoln, LincolnPercy Lancelot Babington
Margaret Agnes Babington, F, Daughter, age 2, born Lincoln, LincolnMargaret Agnes Babington
Thomas Temple Brown, M, Boarder, single, age 18, born Feltham, Middlesex; occupation: scholarThomas Temple Brown
Herbert Baker, M, Boarder, single, age 18, born Cobham, Kent; occupation: scholarHerbert Baker
Alfred Wm. Baker, M, Boarder, single, age 17, born Cobham, Kent; occupation: scholarAlfred William Baker
Percy Thos. Baker, M, Boarder, single, age 13, born Cobham, Kent; occupation: scholarPercy Thomas Baker
Archibald Hy. Baker, M, Boarder, single, age 17, born Clapham, Surrey; occupation: scholarArchibald Henry Baker
Hy. Arthur Barthorp, M, Boarder, single, age 16, born Hollesley, Suffolk, occupation: scholarHenry Arthur Barthorp
Cecil Harry Crofts, M, Boarder, single, age 16, born Newland, Monmouth; occupation: scholarCecil Harry Crofts
F. B. F. Campbell, M, Boarder, single, age 17, born Woolwich, Kent; occupation: scholarF. B. F. Campbell
C. A. F. Campbell, M, Boarder, single, age 17, born Woolwich, Kent; occupation: scholarC. A. F. Campbell
Wm. Thos. Hall Dunby, M, Boarder, single, age 15, born Somerby, Lincoln; occupation: scholarWilliam Thomas Hall Dunby
Wm. Masterman Edgell, M, Boarder, single, age 17, born Seacombe, Cheshire; occupation: scholarWilliam Masterman Edgell
Henry Keeve Everitt, M, Boarder, single, age 13, born Goweston, Suffolk; occupation: scholarHenry Keeve Everitt
Walter Jobson Horne, M, Boarder, single, age 15, born London; occupation: scholarWalter Jobson Horne
Chas. Ronald Handfield Jones, M, Boarder, single, age 16, born London; occupation: scholarCharles Ronald Handfield Jones
Archibald E.H. Logan, M, Boarder, single, age 17, born Bangalore Madras Presidency Brit Sub, India; occupation: scholarArchibald E.H. Logan
Harold Wm. B. Longfear, M, Boarder, single, age 16, born Croydon, Surrey; occupation: scholarHarold William B. Longfear
Wm. Alfred Murray, M, Boarder, single, age 17, born Brit Sub, Hong Kong; occupation: scholarWilliam Alfred Murray
M. Neale Mellersh, M, Boarder, single, age 17, born Reigate, Surrey; occupation: scholarM. Neale Mellersh
Alfred Wm. Musson, M, Boarder, single, age 15, born Clitheroe, Lancashire; occupation: scholarAlfred William Musson
Newell Wells Melbourn, M, Boarder, single, age 15, born Fillingham, Lincoln; occupation: scholarNewell Wells Melbourn
Herbert C. Melbourn, M, Boarder, single, age 13, born Fillingham, Lincoln; occupation: scholarHerbert C. Melbourn
Hugh Burring Nicholl, M, Boarder, single, age 15, born Streatham, Surrey; occupation ScholarHugh Burring Nicholl
Henry Hugh Schreiber, M, Boarder, single, age 15, born Lowestoft, Suffolk; occupation: scholarHenry Hugh Schreiber
Acton Saml. Schreiber, M, Boarder, single, age 16, born Barham, Suffolk; occupation: scholarActon Samuel Schreiber
Harold Jennings White, M, Boarder, single, age 17, born London; occupation ScholarHarold Jennings White
Arthur Geo. B. West, M, Boarder, single, age 17, born Dunholme, Lincoln; occupation ScholarArthur George B. West
Wm. Edwd. M. West, M, Boarder, single, age 16, born Dunholme, Lincoln; occupation ScholarWilliam Edward M. West
Ernest James Woodley, M, Boarder, single, age 13, born Chelsea, Middlesex; occupation ScholarErnest James Woodley
Julia Houldsworth, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Scarcliffe, Nottingham; occupation: cookJulia Houldsworth
Elizabeth Sarah Hayward, F, Servant, single, age 31, born Pimlico, Middlesex; occupation: school matronElizabeth Sarah Hayward
Elizabeth Mary Atkinson, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Bolsover, Derby; occupation: parlour maidElizabeth Mary Atkinson
Elizabeth Ellen Gurdin, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Swerford, Oxford; occupation: housemaidElizabeth Ellen Gurdin
Emily Mansor, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: housemaidEmily Manser
Ann Cunningham, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Shipbourne, Kent; occupation: kitchenmaidAnn Cunningham
Charles Wellman, M, Servant, single, age 16, born Abingdon, Berkshire; occupation PageCharles Wellman
Amelia Nobes, F, Servant, single, age 36, born Shilton, Oxford; occupation NurseAmelia Nobes
Henry Walrood Simpkinson, M, Visitor, single, age 28, born Harrow On The Hill, Middlesex; occupation: barristerHenry Walrood Simpkinson

5th Apr 1891CensusJoseph Wood, M, Head, married, age 48, born Manchester, Lancashire; occupation: schoolmaster, D.D., J.P.Joseph Wood, schoolmaster, D.D., J.P.Grammar School, 212, High Street1891 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Caroline S Wood, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Worcester, WorcestershireCaroline S Wood
Charles H T Wood, M, Son, single, age 21, born Cheltenham; occupation: student at OxfordCharles H T Wood
Caroline M Wood, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Leamington, Warwickshire; occupation: scholarCaroline M Wood
Cecil S Wood, M, Son, single, age 18, born Leamington, Warwickshire; occupation: scholarCecil S Wood
Isabel M Wood, F, Daughter, age 17, born Leamington, WarwickshireIsabel M Wood
Frederick I Wood, M, Son, age 13, born Leamington, Warwickshire; occupation: scholarFrederick I Wood
Edward L M Wood, M, Son, age 12, born Leamington, Warwickshire; occupation: scholarEdward L M Wood
John D Wood, M, Nephew, age 15, born Southport, Lancashire; occupation: scholarJohn D Wood
George A Floyd, M, House Master, single, age 26, born Berkswell, Warwickshire; occupation: schoolmasterGeorge A Floyd
John A Pott, M, House Master, single, age 25, born London; occupation: schoolmasterJohn A Pott
Hector N Austin, M, age 14, born British Subject, Australia; occupation: scholarHector N Austin
Reginald S H Bass, M, age 18, born Bevedere, Kent; occupation: scholarReginald S H Bass
William V Ball, M, age 17, born Ireland; occupation: scholarWilliam V Ball
Charles R H Ball, M, age 14, born Ireland; occupation: scholarCharles R H Ball
James B Barr, M, age 16, born Ireland; occupation: scholarJames B Barr
Ainsworth Barr, M, age 15, born Ireland; occupation: scholarAinsworth Barr
John Body, M, age 15, born Wittersham, Kent; occupation: scholarJohn Body
Archibald R T Bruce, M, age 17, born London; occupation: scholarArchibald R T Bruce
Duncan Campbell, M, age 12, born British Subject, Singapore; occupation: scholarDuncan Campbell
Alared G Clarke, M, age 17, born London; occupation: scholarAlared G Clarke
John C Clarke, M, age 15, born Abingdon, Berkshire; occupation: scholarJohn C Clarke
Charles S Craig, M, age 16, born Scotland; occupation: scholarCharles S Craig
Thomas R B Clifford, M, age 16, born Ireland; occupation: scholarThomas R B Clifford
Harold V Coates, M, age 16, born Ireland; occupation: scholarHarold V Coates
Charles E S Cox, M, age 15, born British Subject, India; occupation: scholarCharles E S Cox
Cyril H Downe, M, age 11, born Leek Wootton, Warwickshire; occupation: scholarCyril H Downe
Arthur Durbridge, M, age 17, born London; occupation: scholarArthur Durbridge
Ernest Durbridge, M, age 13, born London; occupation: scholarErnest Durbridge
Edward G Eardley Wilmot, M, age 14, born Petworth, Sussex; occupation: scholarEdward G Eardley Wilmot
Fred L Gunter, M, age 14, born Carshalton, Surrey; occupation: scholarFred L Gunter
Thomas A C Hall, M, age 17, born Ruddington, Nottinghamshire; occupation: scholarThomas A C Hall
John Henson, M, age 17, born Burton Fields, Warwickshire; occupation: scholarJohn Henson
George M Hill, M, age 16, born London; occupation: scholarGeorge M Hill
William C Johnson, M, age 15, born Manchester, Lancashire; occupation: scholarWilliam C Johnson
Frances A Randall, M, age 15, born Prescot, Lancashire; occupation: scholarFrances A Randall
Percy D Randall, M, age 12, born Prescot, Lancashire; occupation: scholarPercy D Randall
Percy W Kerby, M, age 11, born Birmingham, Warwickshire; occupation: scholarPercy W Kerby
Hugh B Langton, M, age 14, born Southgate, Middlesex; occupation: scholarHugh B Langton
James M Marshall, M, age 18, born British Subject, Russia; occupation: scholarJames M Marshall
Archibald M Marshall, M, age 18, born British Subject, Russia; occupation: scholarArchibald M Marshall
Percival St L Perrins, M, age 13, born Malvern, Worcestershire; occupation: scholarPercival St L Perrins
Gordon Pitt, M, age 16, born Exeter, Devon; occupation: scholarGordon Pitt
John M Pye Smith, M, age 14, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: scholarJohn M Pye Smith
Lancelon J A Robins, M, age 18, born Beaulieu, Hampshire; occupation: scholarLancelon J A Robins
Richard R Rowlands, M, age 16, born Birmingham, Warwickshire; occupation: scholarRichard R Rowlands
Percy Rowlands, M, age 15, born Birmingham, Warwickshire; occupation: scholarPercy Rowlands
Henry J Rush, M, age 16, born Haywards Heath, Sussex; occupation: scholarHenry J Rush
Reginald G Saunders, M, age 12, born British Subject, Ceylon; occupation: scholarReginald G Saunders
Edward P Thursfield, M, age 14, born Leamington, Warwickshire; occupation: scholarEdward P Thursfield
Alfred P Trewhella, M, age 15, born British Subject, Italy; occupation: scholarAlfred P Trewhella
Gerald F Turner, M, age 18, born Esher, Surrey; occupation: scholarGerald F Turner
Edward C Turner, M, age 16, born London; occupation: scholarEdward C Turner
William S Walker, M, age 15, born Nottingham, Nottinghamshire; occupation: scholarWilliam S Walker
George B Walkington, M, age 18, born Ireland; occupation: scholarGeorge B Walkington
Arthur B Walkington, M, age 12, born Ireland; occupation: scholarArthur B Walkington
Philip C Washburn, M, age 15, born Usa; occupation: scholarPhilip C Washburn
Reginald A Wenham, M, age 17, born Birmingham, Warwickshire; occupation: scholarReginald A Wenham
John Wheller, M, age 14, born Croydon, Surrey; occupation: scholarJohn Wheller
Humphrey T H Wightwick, M, age 18, born London; occupation: scholarHumphrey T H Wightwick
Herbert S Wilks, M, age 15, born Hythe, Kent; occupation: scholarHerbert S Wilks
Llewellyn T S Williams, M, age 18, born Thames Ditton, Surrey; occupation: scholarLlewellyn T S Williams
Gwylyns W Williams, M, age 16, born Thames Ditton, Surrey; occupation: scholarGwylyns W Williams
Hugh Whitwell, M, age 15, born Saltburn, Lancashire; occupation: scholarHugh Whitwell
Lionel S Fenton, M, age 8, born British Subject, India; occupation: scholarLionel S Fenton
James K M Clarke, M, age 15, born British Subject, Usa; occupation: scholarJames K M Clarke
Frank W Orr, M, age 12, born London; occupation: scholarFrank W Orr
Cyril St G Poole, M, age 15, born Kenilworth, Warwickshire; occupation: scholarCyril St G Poole
Charles J Tanner, M, age 11, born British Subject, India; occupation: scholarCharles J Tanner
Cyril M S Rowlands, M, age 14, born Kidderminster, Worcestershire; occupation: scholarCyril M S Rowlands
Charles W S Paine, M, age 14, born Canterbury, Kent; occupation: scholarCharles W S Paine
Julia Robinson, F, Servant, single, age 52, born Wolverhampton; occupation: housekeeperJulia Robinson
Sarah Jones, F, Servant, single, age 32, born New Radnor, Wales; occupation: matronSarah Jones
Ann Power, F, Servant, single, age 32, born Pluckley, Kent; occupation: cookAnn Power
Emily A Clarke, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Cradley, Herefordshire; occupation: housemaidEmily A Clarke
Emily Skinner, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: housemaidEmily Skinner
Caroline A Philpotts, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Mougeham, Kent; occupation: housemaidCaroline A Philpotts
Henrietta Shepherd, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Watford, Herefordshire; occupation: housemaidHenrietta Shepherd
Maria Wickenden, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: housemaidMaria Wickenden
Amy E Chapman, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Uppingham, Rutland; occupation: kitchenmaidAmy E Chapman

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn A Babington, M, Head, married, age 47, born British Subject, Belgium; occupation: clerk of holy orders and schoolmasterJohn A Babington, clerk of holy orders and schoolmasterJubilee House, 214, High Street1891 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Emily E Babington, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Crockenhill, KentEmily E Babington
Percy L Babington, M, Son, age 13, born Lincoln, Lincolnshire; occupation: scholarPercy L Babington
Margaret A Babington, F, Daughter, age 12, born Lincoln, Lincolnshire; occupation: scholarMargaret A Babington
Humphrey T Babington, M, Son, age 6, born Lincoln, LincolnshireHumphrey T Babington
Algernon E Hollis, M, Pupil, age 16, born Keele, Staffordshire; occupation: scholarAlgernon E Hollis
Frederick H Allfrey, M, Pupil, age 17, born Maindee, Monmouth, Wales; occupation: scholarFrederick H Allfrey
Harris O Hobson, M, Pupil, age 17, born Burton On Trent, Staffordshire; occupation: scholarHarris O Hobson
William H Whitehead, M, Pupil, age 17, born Barming, Kent; occupation: scholarWilliam H Whitehead
Herbert M Whitehead, M, Pupil, age 15, born Barming, Kent; occupation: scholarHerbert M Whitehead
James E Jane, M, Pupil, age 15, born Cork, Ireland; occupation: scholarJames E Jane
Arthur S V Greenway, M, Pupil, age 18, born Croydon, Surrey; occupation: scholarArthur S V Greenway
Bernard D Barman, M, Pupil, age 16, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarBernard D Barman
Arthur G Baker, M, Pupil, age 14, born Cobham, Kent; occupation: scholarArthur G Baker
Wilfred M Cox, M, Pupil, age 17, born Haylewood, Derbyshire; occupation: scholarWilfred M Cox
Francis R Mar, M, Pupil, age 15, born Benthall, Shropshire; occupation: scholarFrancis R Mar
Gerald C Mercer, M, Pupil, age 15, born Boxley, Kent; occupation: ScholarGerald C Mercer
Gerald C Mercer, M, Pupil, age 15, born Boxley, Kent; occupation: scholarGerald C Mercer
Gartiner H Harvey, M, Pupil, age 14, born British Subject, India; occupation: scholarGartiner H Harvey
George L Milburn, M, Pupil, age 19, born Brixton, Middlesex; occupation: scholarGeorge L Milburn
Edward P F Beamish, M, Pupil, age 17, born London, Middlesex; occupation: scholarEdward P F Beamish
Charles N B Beamish, M, Pupil, age 14, born London, Middlesex; occupation: scholarCharles N B Beamish
Sidney C Ruck, M, Pupil, age 17, born Redhill, Surrey; occupation: scholarSidney C Ruck
George G Ruck, M, Pupil, age 15, born Redhill, Surrey; occupation: scholarGeorge G Ruck
Cecil E Ruck, M, Pupil, age 14, born Redhill, Surrey; occupation: scholarCecil E Ruck
Thomas S Boncher, M, Pupil, age 17, born Hemingstone, Suffolk; occupation: scholarThomas S Boncher
Edward V Machin, M, Pupil, age 16, born Gateford, Nottinghamshire; occupation: scholarEdward V Machin
Charles J Pinching, M, Pupil, age 15, born Gravesend, Kent; occupation: scholarCharles J Pinching
William G Pinching, M, Pupil, age 11, born Gravesend, Kent; occupation: scholarWilliam G Pinching
Shurton Finn, M, Pupil, age 16, born Lydd, Kent; occupation: scholarShurton Finn
Hugh W Croft, M, Pupil, age 16, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: scholarHugh W Croft
Arthur E Allpress, M, Pupil, age 16, born Eltham, Kent; occupation: scholarArthur E Allpress
Edwin G E Gill, M, Pupil, age 15, born Rochester, Kent; occupation: scholarEdwin G E Gill
Caroline M Gibbs, F, Servant, single, age 39, born Upper Clapton, Middlesex; occupation: matronCaroline M Gibbs
Louisa Mears, F, Servant, single, age 32, born Ware, Hertfordshire; occupation: cookLouisa Mears
Annie Cheesman, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Wych Cross, Sussex; occupation: nurseAnnie Cheesman
Fanny Pankhurst, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Seal, Kent; occupation: parlour maidFanny Pankhurst
Anne S Saunders, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Chiswick, Middlesex; occupation: housemaidAnne S Saunders
Emma M Sands, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: housemaidEmma M Sands
Grace May, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Wateringbury, Kent; occupation: kitchenmaidGrace May
Frederick Sargent, M, Servant, single, age 14, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: pageFrederick Sargent

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam C Gringer, M, Head, married, age 27, born Southampton, Hampshire; occupation: science assistant, instrument maker and teacher of instrumental makingWilliam C Gringer, science assistant, instrument maker and teacher of instrumental makingGrammar School, Science Building1891 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Ellen E Gringer, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Southampton, HampshireEllen E Gringer
Nelly M Gringer, F, Daughter, age 4, born Southampton, HampshireNelly M Gringer

1896Grammar SchoolGrammar School, TonbridgePrivate collection

1904The Grammar SchoolThe Grammar School, TonbridgePrivate collection

1910Tonbridge SchoolTonbridge School, Tonbridge photographed by Flemons, TonbridgePrivate collection

c 1930The original School BuildingThe original School Building, Tonbridge drawn by George E. MackleyNeve's Tonbridge

1950The Grammar SchoolThe Grammar School, Tonbridge photographed by Valentine's seriesPrivate collection

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