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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1928Rotherfield - The Story of some Wealden Manors by Catharine Pulleinp. 319; p. 320; p. 321; p. 322

Historical records

1296Subsidy/tax list1s 6 3/4dAlexander DraperDrapers, Village of Suthborgh, Hundred of RetherfeldPullein's Rotherfield

26th Feb 1839Cottage Hill, Rotherfield - 1839John Martin, Jesse Smith and Joseph Mabbs (occupiers) and George Wickens (owner)John Martin, farm labourerFive Tenements, Cottages and Gardens (0 acres 1 roods 3 perches) plot 3205Rotherfield Tithe Map
Jesse Smith, farm labourer
Joseph Mabb, farm labourer

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Martin, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Martin, farm labourerHigh Park [Grub Reed]1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Esther Martin, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexEsther Martin [Dickens]
Cary Martin, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexCarey Nancy Martin
Ann Martin, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexAnn Martin
Walter Martin, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexThomas Walter Martin

6th Jun 1841CensusJesse Smith, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJesse Smith, farm labourerHigh Park [Grub Reed]1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Smith, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexElizabeth Smith
Clara Smith, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexClara Smith

6th Jun 1841CensusJoseph Mabb, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJoseph Mabb, farm labourerHigh Park [Grub Reed]1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Sarah Mabb, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexSarah Mabb
George Pattenden, M, age 14, born Sussex; occupation ServantGeorge Pattenden

1st Mar 1842BirthSarah Ann HallettGrub ReedRotherfield Parish Registers

13th Nov 1843BirthJohn HallettGrub ReedRotherfield Parish Registers

3rd Oct 1845BirthWilliam Hallett, railway carmanGrub ReedRotherfield Parish Registers

8th Jun 1848BirthEliza HallettGrub ReedRotherfield Parish Registers

18th Feb 1851BirthEmily Maria HallettGrub ReedRotherfield Parish Registers

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Hallett, farm labourerGrub Reed1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeHarriet Rebecca Hallett [Harman]
DaughterSarah Ann Hallett
SonJohn Hallett
SonWilliam Hallett, railway carman
DaughterEmily Maria Hallett

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerWilliam NormanGrub Reed1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeMary Hannah Norman [Duplock]
DaughterFanny Norman
SonTrayton Norman
SonWilliam Norman
Lodger; occupation: pauperHannah Gay

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJesse Baker, farm labourerGrub Reed1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeMary Baker [Smith]
DaughterCaroline Roberts [Baker]
Son; occupation: farm labourerHorace Baker
Son; occupation: scholarEdward Alfred Baker
Daughter; occupation: scholarSarah Ann Baker
DaughterMary Jane Baker
DaughterEliza Baker

7th Apr 1861CensusGeorge Richeson, M, Head, married, age 30, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Richeson, farm labourerDrapyers1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Ann Richeson, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's wifeAnn Richeson
George Richeson, M, Son, age 7, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge Richeson
Flora Ann Richeson, F, Daughter, age 4, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarFlora Ann Richeson
William Richeson, M, Son, age 2, born Wadhurst, SussexWilliam Richeson

7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Hallett, M, Head, married, age 44, born Tonbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: gardenerWilliam Hallett, farm labourerGrubreed1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Lucy E Hallett, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Wapping St John, MiddlesexLucy Ellen Hallett [Forrester]
William Hallett, M, Son, age 15, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carter boyWilliam Hallett, railway carman
Clara Ann Hallett, F, Daughter, age 6m, born Rotherfield, SussexClara Ann Knight [Hallett]

7th Apr 1861CensusJames Wheatley, M, Head, married, age 33, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Wheatley, farm labourer & dairymanGrubreed1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Mary Wheatley, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's wifeMercy Wheatley [Ovenden]
James Wheatley, M, Son, age 7, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: scholarJames Wheatley
Mary Wheatley, F, Daughter, age 5, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: scholarMercy Wigmore [Wheatley]

7th Apr 1861CensusAlfred Martin, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Martin, farm labourerGrubreed1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Philadelphia Martin, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's wifePhiladelphia Martin [Rogers]
Alfred Martin, M, Son, age 14, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Martin
Henry Martin, M, Son, age 13, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHenry Martin
Sarah Martin, F, Daughter, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarSarah Martin
George Martin, M, Son, age 4, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge Martin, garden labourer
Albert Martin, M, Son, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexAlbert Martin, market gardener

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Haywood, M, Head, married, age 40, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: jobbing gardenerWilliam Haywood, jobbing gardenerDrapers1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Betsy Haywood, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: laundressBetsy Haywood
Eliza Haywood, F, Daughter, age 8, born Hillingdon, Middlesex; occupation: scholarEliza Haywood

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Holmwood, M, Head, married, age 40, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Holmwood, farm labourerGrubbreed1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Margarett Holmwood, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Rotherfield, SussexMargaret Holmwood [Peerless]
William Holmwood, M, Son, age 13, born Rotherfield, SussexWilliam Alfred Holmwood, platelayer
James Holmwood, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarJames Henry Holmwood, gardener
Anne Holmwood, F, Daughter, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAnn Eliza Holmwood
Frances Holmwood, F, Daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield, SussexFrances Elizabeth Louisa Holmwood
Fredrick Holmwood, M, Son, age 5m, born Rotherfield, SussexFrederick Charles Holmwood
Sarah Holmwood, F, Mother, widowed, age 68, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: almswomanSarah Holmwood [Killick]

2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn Weston, M, Head, married, age 33, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: shepherdJohn Weston, farm labourerGrubbreed1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Caroline Weston, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Rotherfield, SussexCaroline Weston [Holmwood]
Wiliam Weston, M, Son, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarJohn Weston
George Weston, M, Son, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge Weston, farm labourer
James Weston, M, Son, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexJames Weston
Caroline Weston, F, Daughter, age 4m, born Rotherfield, SussexCaroline Elizabeth Weston

2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn Russell, M, Head, married, age 54, born Chiddingly, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Russell, farm labourerGrubbreed1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Fanny Russell, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Mayfield, SussexFanny Russell

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Callow, M, Head, married, age 38, born Rotherfield; occupation: brick and tile makerHenry Callow, brick and tile makerGrubreed Cottage1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Jane Callow, F, Wife, married, age 40, born RotherfieldGeorgina Jane Callow [Chewter]
Jonathan Callow, M, Son, age 11, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarJonathan Callow, butcher
Edward Callow, M, Son, age 9, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarEdward Henry Callow

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Hudson, M, Head, married, age 29, born Waldron; occupation Farm labourerCharles Hudson, farm labourerGrubreed Cottage1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Sarah Hudson, F, Wife, married, age 26, born TidebrookSarah Ann Hudson
George Hudson, M, Son, age 3, born FrantGeorge Hudson
Rodah Hudson, F, Daughter, age 2, born RotherfieldRhoda Elizabeth Hudson
Ruth Hudson, F, Daughter, age 8 m, born RotherfieldRuth Hudson

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Weston, M, Head, married, age 42, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerJohn Weston, farm labourerGrubreed Cottage1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Caroline Weston, F, Wife, married, age 41, born RotherfieldCaroline Weston [Holmwood]
John Weston, M, Son, single, age 18, born Rotherfield; occupation: bricklayer's labourerJohn Weston
James Weston, M, Son, age 13, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarJames Weston
Caroline Weston, F, Daughter, age 10, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarCaroline Elizabeth Weston
Sally Weston, F, Daughter, age 8, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarSally Weston
Benjamin Weston, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarBenjamin Weston
Mercy Weston, F, Daughter, age 3, born RotherfieldMercy Weston
Ellen Weston, F, Daughter, age 1, born RotherfieldEllen Weston

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Sharp, M, Head, married, age 31, born Brightling, Sussex; occupation: stockmanJohn Sharp, stockmanGrubreed Cottage1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Sharp, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Burwash, SussexElizabeth Sharp
John Sharp, M, Son, age 3, born Brightling, SussexJohn Sharp
Alfred Sharp, M, Son, age 2, born Brightling, SussexAlfred Sharp

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Weston, M, Head, married, age 52, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Weston, farm labourerGrubreed Cottage1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Caroline Weston, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Rotherfield, SussexCaroline Weston [Holmwood]
John Weston, M, Son, single, age 28, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: painterJohn Weston
James Weston, M, Son, single, age 23, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Weston
Sally Weston, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: domestic servantSally Weston
Benjamin Weston, M, Son, age 15, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerBenjamin Weston
Mercy Weston, F, Daughter, age 13, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: apprentice dressmakerMercy Weston
Ellen Weston, F, Daughter, age 10, born Hadlow, Sussex; occupation: scholarEllen Weston

11th Jul 1904BirthErnest John HarmanGrub ReedFred Harman

23rd Apr 1907BirthLouisa Rose Weston [Harman]Grub ReedFred Harman

17th Mar 1911BirthHarry Edward HarmanGrub ReedFred Harman

2nd Apr 1911CensusAlfred Crittall, M, Head, married, age 45, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general labourerAlfred Crittall, general labourerDrapers, Rotherfield1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Ada Mary Crittall, F, Wife, married 1 year, age 25, born Crawley, SussexAda Mary Crittall
Alfred George Crittall, M, Son, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: house boyAlfred George Crittall
Robert William Crittall, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: schoolRobert William Crittall

2nd Apr 1911CensusGeorge Harman, M, Head, married, age 49, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gardenerGeorge Harman, gardenerGrub Reed, Rotherfield1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Ellen Harman, F, Wife, married 25 years, age 44, born Rotherfield, SussexEllen Harman
Rhoda Harman, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, SussexRhoda Harman
Frank Harman, M, Son, age 14, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: schoolFrank Harman
Arthur Harman, M, Son, age 12, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: schoolArthur Harman
Harold Harman, M, Son, age 10, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: schoolHarold Harman
Ernest John Harman, M, Son, age 7, born Wadhurst, SussexErnest John Harman
Louisa Rose Harman, F, Daughter, age 4, born Wadhurst, SussexLouisa Rose Harman
Harry Edward Harman, M, Son, age 1 month, born Rotherfield, SussexHarry Edward Harman

2nd Apr 1911CensusPhilip Marchant Pavey, M, Head, married, age 33, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: clay minerPhilip Marchant Pavey, clay minerGrub Reed, Rotherfield1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Rhoda Pavey, F, Wife, married 6 years, age 27, born Rotherfield, SussexRhoda Pavey

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