The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1861 Rotherfield Census (including Crowborough)
Reference RG9/574: Rotherfield Enumeration District No 3
Part of the Parish of Rotherfield commencing at the Boarshead Inn taking all the Houses on the right of the Road leading to Tunbridge Wells including Hamsell, Copyhold and Brownings Farms to the Crown turning then keeping the boundary of the Parish to Knapp Wood and then keep the Road to Saxonbury Hill and Danegate Farms continuing the Road past Green Hedges to Spratts Bottom and Cowford Bridge including Blackthorn Hill and Mrs Rawlins's keeping the Rotherfield Road about eight Rods over the Bridge then turn to the right at the bottom of Hornshurst Wood to Turks taking Rudgate Mill and New House over Johnsons Bridge along the bottom of Lime Kiln Forest taking Testers and the Earls Cottage to the Boarshead Inn.
Part of this District is within the Holy Trinity Ecclesiastical District.
Enumerator: George Hyder
Please note:
  • These census records have been transcribed from images of the original census sheets. Whilst all care has been taken, the result is an interpretation of the original which is available at Local Record Offices, from The National Archives, and from ancestry.co.uk
  • Occupation has been unified (e.g. Ag Lab, Farm Lab, and many other such recordings are all displayed as Farm labourer).
  • The Sheet Number is as shown on the original document and is linked to a page showing all the entries on that Sheet (as well as entries from the following or previous sheet where the entry for the location covers more than one sheet).
  • In those instances where the Census entry is incorrect or missing and it has been possible from other sources to derive a correction, then these changes are shown inside square brackets, e.g. [Wife]
 
Sheet    Place    Census entry
1DanegateJoseph Jeffery, M, Head, married, age 34, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1DanegateHenry Wilson, M, Head, married, age 77, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: almsman (farm labourer)
1DanegateWilliam Bennett, M, Head, married, age 23, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carter
1DanegateSapphira Adams, F, Lodger, widowed, age 65; occupation: almswoman
1DanegateHenry Hickmott, M, Head, married, age 55, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 270 acres employing 6 men and 3 boys
2DanegateSamuel Grinham, M, Head, married, age 28, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
2DanegateThomas Lockyer, M, Head, married, age 68, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: master blacksmith
2DanegateThomas Helmsley, M, Head, married, age 67, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
2StonewallPhilip Filtness, M, Head, married, age 26, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2StonewallJohn Russell, M, Head, married, age 49, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2StonewallWilliam Adams, M, Head, married, age 36, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3StonewallRobert Dadswell, M, Lodger, single, age 58, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3StonewallBenjamin Stevens, M, Head, married, age 42, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3StitchesJames Killick Dibley, M, Head, married, age 51, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3StitchesCaleb Goldsmith, M, Lodger, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carter
3StitchesJames Damper, M, Head, married, age 55, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4StitchesWilliam Hider, M, Head, married, age 31, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gardener
4BathWilliam Slater, M, Head, married, age 45, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4BrowningsWilliam Adams, M, Head, married, age 56, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiff
4BrowningsGeorge Saunders, M, Head, married, age 41, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: carter
4BrowningsFredrick Piddlesden, M, Head, married, age 24, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4BrowningsWilliam Saunders, M, Head, married, age 31, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: carter
5Brownings LodgeHenry Jeal, M, Head, married, age 34, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: carpenter
5Steel BridgeJesse Hayward, M, Head, married, age 53, born Chiddingly, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
5Steel BridgeWilliam Avis, M, Lodger, single, age 18, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
5Meadowbank CottageMichael Miles, M, Head, married, age 75, born Horsted Keynes, Sussex; occupation: general medical practitioner and graduate of College of Glasgow
5Ivy CottageFredrick Muddle, M, Head, single, age 45, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 22 acres
5Ivy CottageThomas Fenner, M, Head, married, age 23, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carter
5HamsellHorace Betts, M, Head, married, age 29, born Langley, Kent; occupation: farmer of 226 acres employing 7 men and 2 boys
6CopyholdRobert Naunton, M, Head, married, age 49, born Ipswich, Suffolk; occupation: farmer of 130 acres employing 5 men and 2 boys
6LeechpitWilliam Allcorn, M, Head, married, age 44, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
6TurksJames Goldsmith, M, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
6TurksGeorge Knights, M, Head, married, age 30, born Kenton, Suffolk; occupation: carter
7SandhillElizabeth Luck, F, Head, widowed, age 63, born Lingfield, Surrey; occupation: farmer of 30 acres employing 1 man
7MaplesdensHarriett Martin, F, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 4 acres
7SandhillRobert Berwick, M, Head, married, age 48, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
7SandhillJoseph Wickens, M, Head, married, age 25, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
8RenlyHenry Taylor, M, Head, married, age 35, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 65 acres employing 1 man and 1 boy
8Queens Head, BoarsheadEdward Wilmshurst, M, Head, married, age 41, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: innkeeper and farmer of 56 acres employing 1 man
8Mount Pleasant, BoarsheadFrances Fishenden, F, Head, single, age 21, born Blackfriars Road, London; occupation: shopkeeper and grocer
8Mount Pleasant, BoarsheadGeorge Best, M, Head, widowed, age 86; occupation: retired farmer
8Rocks, BoarsheadJohn Barnett, M, Head, widowed, age 60, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 75 acres employing 2 men
8Rocks, BoarsheadEdward Midmore, M, Head, married, age 51, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carter
9Cinderhill, BoarsheadGeorge Verrall, M, Head, married, age 51, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: master blacksmith
9Cinderhill, BoarsheadSophia Dadswell, F, Lodger, widowed, age 73, born Tonbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: almswoman
9Cinderhill, BoarsheadWilliam Lockyer, M, Head, single, age 63, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9Boarshead Inn, BoarsheadJohn Boarer, M, Head, married, age 45, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: innkeeper and farmer of 230 acres employing 4 men and 2 boys
9Carrs CottageMatthew Wickham, M, Head, married, age 30, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9Little ForestThomas Tester, M, Head, widowed, age 83, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: farmer of 45 acres
10NewhouseJude Wickham, M, Head, married, age 29, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10NewhouseJames Wickham, M, Head, married, age 56, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10NewhouseAlfred Wickens, M, Head, married, age 37, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10NewhouseHannah Catt, F, Lodger, single, age 62, born Walberton, Sussex; occupation: former cook
10Mead FarmWilliam Wickenden, M, Head, married, age 56, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: farmer of 63 acres employing 2 men and 1 boy
10MarlingsJames Martin, M, Head, married, age 45, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
11MarlingsHenry Killick Dibley, M, Head, married, age 26, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11MarlingsWilliam Quinell, M, Lodger, single, age 56, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Rudgate MillCharles Wickens, M, Head, married, age 35, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: miller & farmer of 60 acres employing 2 men
11TrenchWilliam Fermor, M, Head, married, age 77, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: almsman (farm labourer)
11TrenchThomas Berwick, M, Head, married, age 56, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Blackthorn HillWilliam Unsted, M, Head, married, age 37, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 139 acres employing 1 man
12Blackthorn HillDavid Duplock, M, Head, married, age 66, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: market gardener
12CronksAnsley Rawlins, F, Head, widowed, age 64, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 134 acres employing 2 men and 1 boy
12Hoath FarmJohn Woodhams, M, Head, widowed, age 62, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 120 acres employing 1 man
13DanegateSamuel Piddlesden, M, Head, married, age 47, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carter
13DanegateGeorge Fry, M, Head, married, age 38, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
13DanegateGeorge Cottington, M, Lodger, widowed, age 28, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
13Danegate FarmWilliam Killick, M, Head, married, age 36, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 193 acres employing 4 men and 2 boys
13Danegate FarmWilliam Marchant, M, Head, married, age 73, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: retired farmer
14DanegateWilliam Grinham, M, Head, married, age 64, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeper
14DanegateIden Fermor, M, Head, widowed, age 47, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gardener
14Green HedgesAmos Marchant, M, Head, married, age 30, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
14Green HedgesWilliam Parker, M, Lodger, single, age 29, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
14Green HedgesThomas Mills, M, Lodger, single, age 56, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
14Spratts BottomHenry Adams, M, Head, married, age 43, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
15Spratts BottomWilliam Mills, M, Head, married, age 59, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer; handicap: blind
15Spratts BottomJames Earl, M, Lodger, single, age 33, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
15TurksJane Goldsmith, F, Head, widowed, age 70; occupation: almswoman

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