The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Church Street [a.k.a. Church Road]    Rotherfield Village  Rotherfield  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1928Rotherfield - The Story of some Wealden Manors by Catharine Pulleinp. 35

Places in Church Street [a.k.a. Church Road]
Babbington House
Briccon Villa [a.k.a. Brecon Terrace]
Builth House
Chapel Cottages
Church Cottages
Denys Church Rectory
Dewhurst Cottages
Fir Tree Cottage
Forest Farm
Garden House
Gate House
George Inn
Hope Cottage
Johnstons Cottage
Kings Clere
Longcroft
St. Denys Church
St. Denys View
Town Hill House
Tudor House
Upper Court Farm
Yew Tree Cottages
Historical records

26th Feb 1839Rotherfield - 1839John, late Langridge (occupier) and Thomas, Mrs Wickens (owner)House Grocers Shop Warehouse etc. (0 acres 0 roods 37 perches) plot 2410Rotherfield Tithe Map

26th Feb 1839Rotherfield - 1839Susannah, Miss Mercer (occupier) and Susannah Mercer (owner)Susanna MercerHomestead (0 acres 0 roods 12 perches) plot 2411Rotherfield Tithe Map

26th Feb 1839Rotherfield - 1839James Weston and Nathaniel Gorringe (occupiers) and John Villiers Shelley and Joseph Wickens of Townrow (owners)James Weston, carpenterHouse (0 acres 0 roods 5 perches) plot 3132Rotherfield Tithe Map

26th Feb 1839Rotherfield - 1839John Wood (occupier) and John Villiers Shelley (owner)John Wood, shoemakerHouse and Garden (0 acres 0 roods 18 perches) plot 3147Rotherfield Tithe Map

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Adams, M, Head, age 50 to 54, born Sussex; occupation WheelwrightJames Adams, wheelwrightChurch Row1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Anne Adams, F, [Wife], age 45 to 49, born SussexAnn Adams [Hall]
James Adams, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation WheelwrightJames Adams
Abner Adams, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation Tailor's apprenticeAbner Adams, master wheelwright

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Weston, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: carpenterJames Weston, carpenterVillage [Church Road]1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Weston, F, [Wife], age 41, born SussexMary Weston [Rogers] [Edwards]
Israel Weston, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexIsrael Foster Weston
Mary Weston, F, [Daughter], age 8, born SussexMary Weston
Jabez Weston, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexJabez Weston
Frances Weston, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexFrances Weston
Edmund Weston, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexEdmund Weston
George Foster, M, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: shoe makerGeorge Foster, shoe maker

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Wood, M, Head, age 51, born SussexJohn Wood, shoemakerVillage [Church Road]1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
George Wood, M, [Son], age 25 to 29, born SussexGeorge Wood
Lucy Wood, F, [Wife], age 60 to 64, born SussexLucy Wood [Baker]
Rhoda Duplock, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantRhoda Latter [Duplock]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowed; occupation Proprietor Of HousesLucy Wood [Baker]The Village [Church Road]1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: master bricklayerJames Harman, master bricklayerVillage [Church Road]1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeBarbara Harman [Blundell] [Cottington]
Grand-daughter; occupation: house servantEliza Harman
Grand-daughter, occupation: scholarHarriett Coomber

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowed; occupation PauperLois Ovenden [Frost]Village [Church Road]1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Son; occupation ScholarThomas Ovenden, bricklayer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm LabourerWilliam NormanVillage [Church Road]1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeJane Norman
SisterSarah Callow [Norman]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farmerCharles Card, farmerVillage [Church Road]1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeHarriet Card [Wood]
DaughterCharlotte Eliza Golds [Card]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: general practitionerDr Stephen Moyce, general practitionerVillage [Church Road]1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeSarah Moyce
Son; occupation: scholarSwift H Moyce
Daughter; occupation: scholarHelen K Moyce
Son; occupation: scholarGeorge E Moyce
DaughterIda I Moyce
DaughterLouisa M Moyce
Servant; occupation: groomThomas Brooman, garden labourer
Servant; occupation: cookAnn Maria Pilbeam [Card]
Servant; occupation: nursemaidSarah Smith

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerHenry Manktelow, farm labourerVillage [Church Road]1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeMary Mankellow [Richardson]
SonDavid Frederick Mankellow
SonJames Mankellow
SonWalter Herbert Mankellow, miller's waggoner

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJohn Goodsell, farm labourerVillage [Church Road]1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Servant; occupation: housekeeperLucy Parker

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, widowed; occupation: farm labourerRichard Goodsell, farm labourerVillage [Church Road]1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Son; occupation: farm labourerRichard Goodsell
Daughter; occupation: housekeeperFrances Goodsell
Daughter; occupation: scholarEleanor Ellen Goodsell

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: carpenterJames Weston, carpenterVillage [Church Road]1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeMary Weston [Rogers] [Edwards]
Son; occupation: butcher's assistantJabez Weston
Daughter; occupation: scholarFrances Weston
Son; occupation: scholarEdmund Weston
Son; occupation: scholarGeorge Edwards Weston

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: shoe makerGeorge Foster, shoe makerVillage [Church Road]1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Retired farmerJoseph Wickins, farmerVillage [Church Road]1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeAnn Wickens [Lockyer]
Grandson; occupation Farm labourerGeorge Wickens
Grand-daughter; occupation MillinerAnn Hudson
Great grandsonHerbert Hudson
Great granddaughterMary Ann Hudson

7th Apr 1861CensusJames Weston, M, Head, married, age 59, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenterJames Weston, carpenterVillage [Church Road]1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Mary Weston, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Weston [Rogers] [Edwards]

7th Apr 1861CensusFrederick Allcorn, M, Head, married, age 28, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gardenerFrederick AllcornScrag's Cross1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Mary Allcorn, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Rotherfield, SussexMary (Hoath) Allcorn [Card]
William Allcorn, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarWilliam Allcorn
Frederick Allcorn, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarFrederick George Allcorn
Ellen Allcorn, F, Daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield, SussexEllen Rabson [Allcorn]
Harriet Allcorn, F, Daughter, age 9m, born Rotherfield, SussexHarriet Pagden [Allcorn]
Ann Card, F, Stepdaughter, age 12, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAnn Card

7th Apr 1861CensusAmos Wickins, M, Head, married, age 34, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAmos Wickens, farm bailiffScrag's Cross1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Eliza Wickins, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Rotherfield, SussexEliza Wickens [Brooman]
Mary Wickins, F, Daughter, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary Ann Baldock [Wickens]
Lucy Wickins, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarLucy Ann Wickens
Benjamin Wickins, M, Son, age 4, born Rotherfield, SussexBenjamin Bluch Wickens
Infant Wickins, M, Son, age 1w, born Rotherfield, SussexGeorge Wickens

7th Apr 1861CensusHenry Allcorn, M, Head, married, age 45, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHenry AllcornScrag's Cross1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Mary Allcorn, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Salehurst, SussexMary Ann Allcorn [Baker] [Adams]
Alfred Allcorn, M, Nephew, age 4, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlfred Allcorn

2nd Apr 1871CensusJames Weston, M, Head, married, age 70, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter journeymanJames Weston, carpenterVillage [Church Road]1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Mary Weston, F, Wife, married, age 71, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Weston [Rogers] [Edwards]
George Foster, M, Boarder, widowed, age 80, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: shoemaker journeymanGeorge Foster
Arthur Adams, M, Boarder, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarArthur Adams

c 1875Catts Corner, Town Row, Horse Grove & Cottage Hill, Rotherfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyChurch Road

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Cole, M, Head, married, age 36, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Cole, farm labourerVillage1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Alis Cole, F, Wife, married, age 26, born RotherfieldAlice Cole [Peerless]
Philidelfia Cole, F, Daughter, age 1, born RotherfieldPhiladelphia Cole

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Rogers, M, Head, married, age 26, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Rogers, farm labourerVillage1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Alice Rogers, F, Wife, married, age 19, born WadhurstGolding Alice Rogers

3rd Apr 1881CensusOwen Turk, M, Head, married, age 31, born Rotherfield; occupation: master bricklayerOwen Turk, master bricklayerVillage1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Turk, F, Wife, married, age 29, born MayfieldMary Maria Turk [Cole]
Harret E. Turk, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarHarriet Ellen Heasman [Turk]
Mercy Turk, F, Daughter, age 3, born RotherfieldMercy Turk
Alfred O. Turk, M, Son, age 1, born RotherfieldAlfred Owen Turk
Henry Cole, M, Boarder, widowed, age 64, born Frant; occupation: farm labourerHenry Cole, farm labourer

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Rogers, M, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield; occupation: cordwainer's journeymanWilliam Rogers, cordwainer's journeymanVillage1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Sarah A. Rogers, F, Wife, married, age 29, born RotherfieldSarah Ann Rogers [Rogers]
Ruth Rogers, F, Daughter, age 2, born RotherfieldRuth Naomi Rogers

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Holmwood, M, Head, married, age 52, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Holmwood, farm labourerVillage1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Fanny Holmwood, F, Wife, married, age 45, born RotherfieldFanny Holmwood [Catt]
Henry Holmwood, M, Son, single, age 18, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerHenry Holmwood, bricklayer
Stephen Holmwood, M, Son, age 9, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarStephen Holmwood
William Holmwood, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarWilliam Holmwood
Frederick Holmwood, M, Son, age 3, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarFrederick Ernest Holmwood

3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Bellingham, F, Head, widowed, age 66, born Rotherfield; occupation: bakerSarah Bellingham [Harman]Village1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Samuel Bellingham, M, Son, single, age 38, born Rotherfield; occupation: bricklayer journeymanSamuel Bellingham, bricklayer
Abert Bellingham, M, Grandson, single, age 22, born Rotherfield; occupation: carpenter journeymanAlbert Bellingham, carpenter
John Byron, M, Lodger, single, age 46, born London, occupation: painter journeymanJohn Byron

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Holmwood, M, Head, married, age 42, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Holmwood, farm labourerVillage1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Harriett Holmwood, F, Wife, married, age 42, born BuxtedHarriet Holmwood [Wilmshurst]
Frank Holmwood, M, Son, single, age 16, born Rotherfield; occupation: bricklayer's labourerFrank Holmwood, labourer
Thomas Holmwood, M, Son, age 13, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerThomas Holmwood
William Holmwood, M, Son, age 11, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarGeorge William Holmwood
Alfred Holmwood, M, Son, age 9, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarAlfred Holmwood
Ellen Holmwood, F, Daughter, age 7, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarFrances Ellen Holmwood
Harriet Holmwood, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarHarriett Holmwood
Abert Holmwood, M, Son, age 4, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarAlbert Holmwood
Arther Holmwood, M, Son, age 7 m, born RotherfieldArthur Homewood
Arinon Wilmshurst, F, Niece, age 11, born RotherfieldArinon Wilmshurst

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Luck, M, Head, married, age 61, born Mayfield; occupation: master boot makerCharles Luck, master boot and shoemakerVillage House & Shoe Shop1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Sarah Luck, F, Wife, married, age 62, born MayfieldSarah Luck [Eldridge]
Fanny Luck, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born Rotherfield; occupation: dressmakerFanny Luck

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Ovenden, M, Head, married, age 40, born Mayfield; occupation Bricklayer JourneymanThomas Ovenden, bricklayerVillage1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Eliza Ovenden, F, Wife, married, age 35, born BuxtedEliza Ovenden [Hoath] [Woodgate]
Mercy Ovenden, F, Daughter, age 2, born RotherfieldMercy Lois Crocker [Ovenden]
Owen Hoath, M, Stepson, age 8, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarOwen Hoath, blacksmith's striker
Lois Ovenden, F, Mother, widowed, age 73, born Rotherfield; occupation Alms womanLois Ovenden [Frost]

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam King, M, Head, married, age 55, born Mayfield; occupation Grocer, Draper, Wine and Spirit MerchantWilliam KingHouse & Shop1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Grace King, F, Wife, married, age 58, born WarbletonGrace King
Lousia King, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born RotherfieldLouisa King
Anne Page, F, Serv, age 17, born Rotherfield; occupation: domestic servantAnnie Marian Taylor [Page Mitchell]
Ethest R. Davis, M, Serv, age 18, born Penshurst; occupation: grocer's assistantEthest R. Davis

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Wickins, M, Head, married, age 55, born Rotherfield; occupation Master butcherWilliam Wickens, master butcherVillage Garden House1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Sarah Wickins, F, Wife, married, age 54, born TonbridgeSarah Elizabeth Wickens [Wickens]
Walter Wickins, M, Son, single, age 30, born Tonbridge; occupation LabourerWalter William Wickens
Mary J. Wickins, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born Rotherfield; occupation HousekeeperMary Jane Wickens
Alfred Wickins, M, Son, single, age 22, born Rotherfield; occupation Butcher JourneymanAlfred Wickens, butcher
Esther Mepham, F, Servant, age 16, born Rotherfield; occupation: general servantEsther Wickens [Meopham]

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Brown, M, Head, married, age 43, born Tonbridge; occupation: farm labourerThomas Brown, farm labourerVillage1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Susan Brown, F, Wife, married, age 35, born EssexSusan Brown [Verrall]
Jonathan Brown, M, Son, age 12, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarJonathan Brown
Mary A. Brown, F, Daughter, age 10, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarMary Ann Brown
Susan Brown, F, Daughter, age 7, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarSusan Brown
Thomas Brown, M, Son, age 2, born RotherfieldThomas Brown
Frances E. Brown, F, Daughter, age 14 d, born RotherfieldFrances Elizabeth Brown

3rd Apr 1881CensusDennis Kemp, M, Head, single, age 21, born Speldhurst; occupation: watch and clock maker and master jewellerDennis Kemp, watch and clock maker and master jewellerVillage1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Maria Kemp, F, Sister, single, age 27, born Speldhurst; occupation: housekeeperMaria Kemp

1906Church StreetChurch Street, RotherfieldPrivate collection

2nd Apr 1911CensusEleanor E. White, F, Head, widow, age 65, born Downpatrick Co. Down, Ireland; occupation: private meansEleanor E. White, private meansRotherfield1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Dorothy E. White, F, Daughter, single, age 29, born Muskamore Co. Antrim, IrelandDorothy E. White
Anne B. Hodges, F, Niece, single, age 23, born Helen Bay Co. Down, IrelandAnne B. Hodges
Esther Petitt, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: general servantEsther Petitt

2nd Apr 1911CensusMaria Barber, F, Head, widow Nil years, age 66, born Seaford, Sussex; occupation: nilMaria Barber, nil1 Church Rd, Rotherfield1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex

c 1920Church RoadChurch Road, RotherfieldPrivate collection

c 1920Ye Olde Shante, Church StreetYe Olde Shante, Church Street, RotherfieldChurch Street [a.k.a. Church Road]Private collection

The Weald is at  Database version 13.2 which has ongoing updates to the 390,905 people; 9,000 places; 613 maps; 3,308 pictures, engravings and photographs; and 247 books loaded in the previous version

Fasthosts web site  
ODNB  
British Libarary  
High Weald  
Sussex Family History Group  
Sussex Record Society  
Sussex Archaeological Society  
Kent Archaeological Society  
Mid Kent Marriages  
Ancestry  
Genes Reunited  
International Genealogical Index  
National Archives  

Top
of the
page