The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Dry Hill Park      Tonbridge  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1933The Tonbridge of Yesterday by Arthur H. Nevep. 212

Places in Dry Hill Park
Arytů Bank
Cambridge House
Connden
Dry Bank
Dry Hill Road
East Grove
Ebenezer Cottage
Fermont House
Heath Bank
Heather Bank
Hill Side House
Judde Crescent
Langdale Villa
Leybourne House
Oak Villa
Osborne House
Park Crescent
Park House
Park Lodge
Park Place
Park Road
Park Side
Riverdale
Robertsfield Place
Rose Bank Villa
Slukland House
St. Albans
Star & Garter Inn
Suffolk Place
The Cottage
The Firs
The Glenn
West Grove
Historical records

1841Mary Gorham, F, Head, age 57, born outside Kent; occupation: independentMary GorhamDry Hill1841 Census

1841William Gorham, M, [Son], age 25 to 30, born Kent; occupation: solicitorWilliam Gorham, solicitorDry Hill1841 Census

1841Isabella Gorham, M, [Daughter], age 24, born KentIsabella GorhamDry Hill1841 Census

1841Caroline Gorham, M, [Daughter], age 24, born KentMary Caroline GorhamDry Hill1841 Census

1861Mary Gorham, F, Head, widowed, age 78, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: fundholderMary GorhamDry Hill1861 Census

1861Caroline Gorham, F, Daughter, age 43, born Penshurst, KentMary Caroline GorhamDry Hill1861 Census

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlice Hamilton, F, Head, widowed, age 41, born Rajportana NusserabadAlice HamiltonDry Hill Park1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Leonard A.H. Hamilton, M, Son, single, age 18, born Rajportana Mount AlbaLeonard A.H. Hamilton
Alice G. Hamilton, F, Daughter, age 16, born Himalayas Simla; occupation: scholarAlice G. Hamilton
Mary C. Hamilton, F, Daughter, age 14, born Bayswater, Middlesex; occupation: scholarMary C. Hamilton
Clarence H.Du.T. Hamilton, M, Son, age 11, born Himalayas Nynu Tal; occupation: scholarClarence H.Du.T. Hamilton
John A. Hamilton, M, Son, age 10, born Dehra Dhoun; occupation: scholarJohn A. Hamilton
Charles C. Hamilton, M, Son, age 7, born Himalayas Chakrado; occupation: scholarCharles C. Hamilton
Emily M. Peacocke, F, Servant, age 16, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: general servantEmily M. Peacocke

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Crease, M, Head, married, age 58, born North Curry, Somerset, employs 4 men; occupation: wine merchantGeorge Crease, wine merchantDry Hill Park1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Jane Crease, F, Wife, married, age 63, born Milverton, SomersetJane Crease
Frances Eleanor Crease, F, Daughter, single, age 33, born North Curry, SomersetFrances Eleanor Crease
Henrietta Jane Hayman, F, Visiter, married, age 28, born North Curry, SomersetHenrietta Jane Hayman
Kathleen Besley Hayman, F, Granddaughter, age 10 m, born Hackney, MiddlesexKathleen Besley Hayman
Susan Hawkins, F, Servant, single, age 32, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: cookSusan Hawkins
Annie Trebble, F, Visitor, single, age 13, born North Curry, Somerset; occupation NurseAnnie Trebble
George Arthur Burges, M, Servant, age 14, born Ashford, Kent; occupation: pageGeorge Arthur Burges

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Tycross, M, Head, married, age 48, born Nottingham, Berkshire; occupation Retired MerchantGeorge TycrossDry Hill Park1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Honora Mabella Tycross, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Nuturlich Rochdale, LancashireHonora Mabella Tycross
George Francis Tycross, M, Son, single, age 16, born Wokingham, Berkshire; occupation ScholarGeorge Francis Tycross
John Beswick Tycross, M, Son, single, age 12, born Wokingham, Berkshire; occupation ScholarJohn Beswick Tycross
Honora Mabella Tycross, F, Daughter, single, age 11, born Wokingham, Berkshire; occupation ScholarHonora Mabella Tycross
Emily Fuller, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Sevenoaks Weald, Kent; occupation: domestic servantEmily Fuller

3rd Apr 1881CensusSamuel A. Sylvester, M, Head, married, age 61, born Trowbridge, Wiltshire; occupation: private income from dividendsSamuel A. Sylvester, private income from dividendsDry Hill Park1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Mary C.H. Sylvester, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Tillshead, Wiltshire; occupation: employed at homeMary C.H. Sylvester
Katherine Mary Sylvester, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born South Petherton, Somerset; occupation: employed at homeKatherine Mary Sylvester
Charles Frederick Sylvester, M, Son, single, age 21, born Melksham, Wiltshire; occupation: undergraduateCharles Frederick Sylvester
Harold Augustus Sylvester, M, Son, single, age 14, born Melksham, Wiltshire; occupation: scholarHarold Augustus Sylvester
Francis Holden Sylvester, M, Son, single, age 12, born Melksham, Wiltshire; occupation: scholarFrancis Holden Sylvester
Herbert Mayis Sylvester, M, Son, single, age 10, born Melksham, Wiltshire; occupation: scholarHerbert Mayis Sylvester
Adeline Bessie Sylvester, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born Tillshead, Wiltshire; occupation: scholarAdeline Bessie Sylvester
Eliza Malcher, F, Servant, single, age 29, born Wolverton, Buckingham; occupation: cookEliza Malcher
Ellen Whenorsett, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Natin, Kent; occupation HousemaidEllen Whenorsett
Kate Sharpe, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Winkfield, Berkshire; occupation: nurseKate Sharpe

3rd Apr 1881CensusStephen N. King, M, Head, married, age 43, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: solicitorStephen N. King, solicitorDry Hill Park1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Martha King, F, Wife, married, age 44, born St Pancras, MiddlesexMartha King
Namoi F. King, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: scholarNamoi F. King
Arthur Seymour King, M, Son, single, age 7, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: scholarArthur Seymour King
Mary White, F, Servant, single, age 30, born Wood Norton, Norfolk; occupation Lady's maidMary White
Ellen Eliza White, F, Servant, single, age 34, born Clayton, Sussex; occupation CookEllen Eliza White
Emma M. Larking, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Plaxtol, Kent; occupation: housemaidEmma M. Larking
Walter R.D. Beckett, M, Visiter, single, age 16, born Bengal Agra Brth Sub, India, occupation: scholarWalter R.D. Beckett

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Martin, M, Head, married, age 69, born E Peckham, Kent; occupation: retired farmerWilliam Martin, retired farmerDry Hill Park1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Ann Martin, F, Wife, married, age 61, born E Peckham, KentAnn Martin
Eva Martin, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born E Peckham, KentEva Martin
Mary Norton, F, Servant, single, age 21, born E Peckham, Kent; occupation Domestic ServantMary Norton

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn William Payne, M, Head, single, age 31, born Mongewell, Oxford; occupation: banker's clerkJohn William Payne, banker's clerkDry Hill Park1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Jane Payne, F, Mother, widowed, age 54, born Heaprasham VidstoneJane Payne
Mary Prince, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Ducklington, Oxford; occupation Domestic ServantMary Prince

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Wise, M, Head, married, age 65, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation No OccupationGeorge WiseDry Hill Park1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Martha Wise, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Warwick, Warwick; occupation No OccupationMartha Wise

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward A. Cobbett, M, Head, married, age 53, born Ipswich, Suffolk; occupation: clergyman without care of soulsEdward A. Cobbett, clergymanDry Hill Park1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Matilda C. Cobbett, F, Wife, married, age 55, born LondonMatilda C. Cobbett
Georgenina A. Cobbett, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Yarley, SuffolkGeorgenina A. Cobbett
Catherine Claxton, F, Servant, single, age 40, born Horne, Suffolk; occupation: cookCatherine Claxton
Fanny Owen, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Hildenborough, Kent; occupation HousemaidFanny Owen

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge D. Warner, M, Head, married, age 50, born Kensington, Middlesex; occupation SolicitorGeorge D. WarnerDry Hill Park1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Jane Warner, F, Wife, married, age 48, born The Six Mile Bottom, CambridgeJane Warner
Florence Jenny Warner, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Tunbridge, KentFlorence Jenny Warner
Beatrice Lucy Warner, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Tunbridge, KentBeatrice Lucy Warner
Constance Fanny R. Warner, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Tunbridge, KentConstance Fanny R. Warner
Charles E. Warner, M, Son, single, age 16, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation ScholarCharles E. Warner
Lilian L. Savile Warner, F, Daughter, single, age 6, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation ScholarLilian L. Savile Warner
Hannah Joyner, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Ash, Kent; occupation: cookHannah Joyner
May Ann Weeks, F, Servant, single, age 28, born Farnborough, Hampshire; occupation Needle WomanMay Ann Weeks
Anna Layling, F, Servant, single, age 18, born East Peckham, Kent; occupation: housemaidAnna Layling

3rd Apr 1881CensusFrederick T. Curtis, M, Head, married, age 52, born London, Not in practice; occupation: barristerFrederick T. Curtis, barristerDry Hill Park1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Mary Curtis, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Canterbury, KentMary Curtis
Catherine Emily Curtis, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Preston, KentCatherine Emily Curtis
Arthur Sicard Curtis, M, Son, single, age 17, born Elmstead, Kent; occupation: articled clerkArthur Sicard Curtis
Charles Lewis Curtis, M, Son, single, age 10, born Ash, Kent; occupation: scholarCharles Lewis Curtis
Walter John Curtis, M, Son, single, age 8, born Ash, Kent; occupation: scholarWalter John Curtis
John W. Dickson, M, Visiter, single, age 20, born Eastchurch, Kent; occupation: undergraduateJohn W. Dickson
Frederick Dickson, M, Visiter, single, age 19, born Eastchurch, Kent; occupation: scholarFrederick Dickson
Esther Helen Thompson, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation CookEsther Helen Thompson
Emma A. Walters, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Barnet, Middlesex; occupation HousemaidEmma A. Walters

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Sole, M, Head, married, age 51, born Petworth, Sussex; occupation: publicanHenry Sole, publicanDry Hill1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam H. Elliott, M, Head, married, age 33, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: sweepWilliam H. Elliott, sweepDry Hill1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Sarah Elizabeth Elliott, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Tun Wells, KentSarah Elizabeth Elliott
Rose Hannah Elliott, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholarRose Hannah Elliott
John Daughter Elliott, M, Son, single, age 7, born Dover, Kent; occupation: scholarJohn Daughter Elliott
Phildepha Elliott, F, Daughter, single, age 6, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholarPhildepha Elliott
Olive Louisa Elliott, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholarOlive Louisa Elliott
Alfred Elliott, M, Son, single, age 2, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholarAlfred Elliott
William Henry Elliott, M, Son, single, age 1 m, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: scholarWilliam Henry Elliott

3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Davy, M, Head, married, age 59, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: farm labourerRichard Davy, farm labourerDry Hill1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Mary Ann Davy, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Hythe, KentMary Ann Davy
Mary Ann Davy, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: laundry maidMary Ann Davy
Elizabeth Davy, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholarElizabeth Davy
William Davy, M, Son, single, age 16, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: milk carrierWilliam Davy
Emma Davy, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholarEmma Davy

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn George Cane, M, Head, married, age 39, born Suffolk, unemployedJohn George CaneDry Hill1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Harriett Cane, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Canterbury, Kent, unemployedHarriett Cane
John G. B. Cane, M, Son, married, age 3, born Walmer, KentJohn G. B. Cane
Alice H.M. Cane, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born Ringmer, KentAlice H.M. Cane

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles C. Featherstone, M, Head, married, age 69, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: bakerCharles C. Featherstone, bakerDry Hill1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Ann Featherstone, F, Wife, married, age 70, born Tunbridge, KentAnn Featherstone
Ellen Leigh, F, Adopted Daughter, single, age 23, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: professor of musicEllen Leigh

3rd Apr 1881CensusLatitia Anne Parker, F, Head, widowed, age 64, born Streatham, Surrey; occupation: teacherLetitia Ann ParkerDry Hill1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
William James Parker, M, Son, single, age 32, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: member of the london stock exchangeWilliam James Parker
Ada L.E. Parker, F, Daughter, single, age 30, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: assistantAda L. E. Parker
Julia Grace Parker, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: assistantJulia Grace Parker
Robert Mitchell Beltham, M, Boarder, single, age 16, born Bombay, India, occupation: scholarRobert Mitchell Beltham
Amy Elena Willkins, F, Boarder, single, age 14, born Rotree, India; occupation ScholarAmy Elena Willkins
Mena J.W. Beltham, F, Boarder, single, age 14, born Rotree, India, occupation: scholarMena J.W. Beltham
Fanny Leigh, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: cookFanny Leigh
Charlotte Holder, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Sittingbourne, Kent; occupation: housemaidCharlotte Holder

3rd Apr 1881CensusA. A. West, F, Head, single, age 61, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation Private income from propertyA. A. WestDry Hill1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent

3rd Apr 1881CensusW. A. West, F, Head, single, age 67, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation Private income from propertyW. A. WestDry Hill1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
E. C. Walkin, F, Servant, single, age 32, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation Domestic ServantE. C. Walkin

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharlotte Gibbs, F, Head, widowed, age 62, born London; occupation: laundressCharlotte Gibbs, laundressDry Hill1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
Ellen Gibbs, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: domestic servantEllen Gibbs
Ellen Frances Gibbs, F, Granddaughter, single, age 6, born Tunbridge, KentEllen Frances Gibbs
Clara Louisa Gibbs, F, Granddaughter, single, age 9 m, born Platt, KentClara Louisa Gibbs

1903Old Houses and scene of fire at Dry HillOld Houses and scene of fire at Dry Hill, Tonbridge photographed by Bridger, TonbridgePrivate collection

c 1930Old Hanover House, Dry HillOld Hanover House, Dry Hill, Tonbridge drawn by George E. MackleyNeve's Tonbridge

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