The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1871 Rotherfield Census (including Crowborough)
Reference RG10/1050: Rotherfield Enumeration District No 4
Part of the Parish of Rotherfield commencing at the Boarshead Inn taking the North West side of the Turnpike Road to Crown turning and boundary of the Parish to Oarsnash and then in a straight line to the Boarshead Inn including Stone House, Renby's, Hamsell Railway Station, Hamsell Hill, Fostle Cottages, Warren, Rocks, Lealands, Hollamby's, Pinstraws, Oarsnash, Motts and Bullfinches
Enumerator: William Elphick.
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
1Laurel TreesHenry Chas Hollamby, M, Head, single, age 19, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: farm bailiff
1Laurel TreesHenry Chas Hollamby, M, Head, single, age 19, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: farm bailiff
1Laurel Trees CottageJames Hall, M, Head, married, age 28, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1Laurel Trees CottageJames Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 51, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1Renby's (Hamsel Estate)Frederick H Pullein, M, Head, single, age 52, born Manchester, Lancashire; occupation: farmer of 240 acres employing 9 men and 5 boys; income from warehouses and dividend's interest
1Renby's CottageJoseph Sales, M, Head, single, age 21, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: domestic groom
1Holly Bridge CottagesJohn Wilmshurst, M, Head, married, age 40, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2Holly Bridge CottagesWilliam Allen, M, Lodger, widowed, age 67, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2Holly Bridge CottagesJames Goldsmith, M, Head, married, age 56, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2Leachpit CottageDavid Taylor Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeper
2Furnace CottageWilliam Knight, M, Head, widowed, age 71, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2Furnace CottageHenry Smith, M, Lodger, single, age 36, born Emsworth, Hampshire; occupation: shepherd
3Hamsel HouseMoses Richardson, M, Head, married, age 50, born Thakeham, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiff
3Hamsel CottageHenry Saunders, M, Head, married, age 30, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3Railway CottageElijah Harding, M, Head, married, age 37, born Warnham, Sussex; occupation: railway porter
4Railway CottageLewis Standen, M, Head, married, age 32, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: railway labourer
4Railway CottageHenry Boarer, M, Lodger, single, age 18, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: railway labourer
4Railway CottageFanny Dean, F, Head, widowed, age 46, born Farmington; occupation: station master's widow
4Railway InnThomas Austen, M, Head, married, age 34, born Frant, Kent; occupation: innkeeper
4Railway InnWalter Guilford, M, Lodger, widowed, age 24, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: railway station master
4Hamsel BridgeWilliam Wickens, M, Head, married, age 43, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: master wheelwright
4Timber Wharf Cottage, Hamsel BridgeEdward Funnell, M, Head, married, age 37, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: sawyer journeyman
4Timber Wharf Cottage, Hamsel BridgeJohn Funnell, M, Head, married, age 56, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
5Cobbarn Farm HouseJohn Kemp, M, Head, married, age 70, born Eynsford, Kent; occupation: farmer of 86 acres employing 1 man and 2 boys
5Cobbarn Farm CottagesTrayton Smith, M, Head, married, age 40, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
5Cobbarn Farm CottagesSarah Lockyer, F, Head, widowed, age 53, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: master blacksmith
5Cobbarn Farm CottagesJesse Hayward, M, Head, married, age 62, born Chiddingly, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
5Cobbarn Farm CottagesJames Hemsley, M, Head, married, age 29, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
5Cobbarn Farm CottagesSarah Young, F, Lodger, widowed, age 71, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's widow (almswoman)
6Cobbarn Farm CottagesThomas Fenner, M, Head, married, age 34, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
6Cobbarn Farm CottagesAlfred Sayers, M, Lodger, single, age 25, born Bangor, Wales; occupation: farm labourer; handicap: blind in one eye
6Fostle Farm HouseRichard Woodhams, M, Head, married, age 53, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: farmer of 204 acres employing 5 men and 2 boys
6Fostle CottagesMoses Knapp, M, Head, married, age 36, born Woodmancote, Sussex; occupation: master blacksmith
7Fostle CottagesWilliam Adams, M, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: garden labourer
7Fostle CottagesJacob Piddlesden, M, Head, married, age 28, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter journeyman
7Fostle CottagesFrederick Piddlesden, M, Head, married, age 34, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: steam sawyer
7Fostle CottagesSamuel Grinham, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter journeyman
8Fostle CottagesObed Fermor, M, Head, widowed, age 54, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: domestic gardener
8Fostle CottagesJames Grinham, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter journeyman
8Fostle CottagesHenry Bond, M, Head, married, age 53, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
8Fostle CottagesHarriett Collins, F, Head, single, age 36, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
8Fostle CottagesElias Jenner, M, Head, married, age 34, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
8Fostle CottagesHenry Packham, M, Head, married, age 63, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9Fostle CottagesThomas Brooman, M, Head, married, age 40, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9Fostle CottagesEdward Bonniface, M, Head, married, age 54, born Chiddingly, Sussex; occupation: carpenter journeyman
9Fostle CottagesBenjamin Noye Bonniface, M, Head, married, age 32, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer journeyman
9Fostle CottagesRowland Leaney, M, Head, married, age 24, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9Fostle CottagesThomas Colbran, M, Head, married, age 56, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9Warren Farm CottageSusannah Latter, F, Head, widowed, age 74, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: charwoman
9Warren Farm CottageEdward Taylor, M, Lodger, widowed, age 89, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer (almsman)
10Warren Farm Farm HouseGeorge Piddlesden, M, Head, married, age 52, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: herdsman
10Park Corner Farm HouseWilliam Summer, M, Head, married, age 73, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 65 acres employing 2 labourers
10Park Corner CottagesHenry Deacon, M, Head, married, age 60, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10Park Corner CottagesLevi Midmore, M, Head, married, age 56, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 12 acres
11Park Corner CottagesGeorge Norman, M, Head, married, age 76, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 39 acres employing 1 man
11Park Corner CottagesAlfred Norman, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gardener's labourer
11Park Corner CottagesCharles Hemsley, M, Head, married, age 20, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: market gardener
11Park Corner CottagesSamuel Seymore, M, Head, married, age 24, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: wood cleaver
11Park Corner CottagesDavid Card, M, Head, married, age 58, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Park Corner CottagesMary Ann Coomber, F, Head, widowed, age 58, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: chair woman
11Park Corner CottagesThomas Adams, M, Lodger, single, age 45, born Staplehurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
12Park Corner InnJohn Stapley, M, Head, married, age 46, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: innkeeper and farmer of 20 acres employing 2 men and 1 boy
12Park Corner InnGeorge Pullein, M, Lodger, single, age 20, born Petworth, Sussex; occupation: under gardener
12Park Corner CottagesWilliam Allcorn, M, Head, married, age 54, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
12Park Corner CottagesHenry Adams, M, Head, married, age 53, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
13Rakemaker's CottageWilliam Walter, M, Head, married, age 56, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: rakemaker and farmer of 14 acres employing 1 man
13CottageWilliam Luxford, M, Head, single, age 50, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 24 acres employing 1 man
13CottageRichard Luxford, M, Head, widowed, age 56, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 23 acres employing 1 man
13CottageJames Bond, M, Head, married, age 29, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: jobbing gardener
13CottageJohn Woodhams, M, Head, married, age 37, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
13LealandsJames Terry, M, Head, married, age 26, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
14Lealands Farm HouseWilliam Sumner, M, Head, married, age 40, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 83 acres employing 4 labourers
14Station Road CottageWilliam Stevens, M, Head, married, age 61, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
14Station Road CottageThomas Barden, M, Head, married, age 45, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: jobbing gardener
15CottageStephen Jenner, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
15CottageGeorge Fry, M, Lodger, age 29, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
15CottageWilliam Stevens, M, Head, married, age 36, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
15CottageWilliam Warnett, M, Head, married, age 36, born Horsted Keynes, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
16Birchden CottageWilliam Avis, M, Head, married, age 33, born Isfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
16Birchden CottageAlfred Latter, M, Head, married, age 33, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
16Birchden CottageHenry Wilson, M, Head, married, age 49, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
16Birchden CottageJames Neve, M, Head, married, age 47, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
17Birchden CottageCharles Cole, M, Head, married, age 46, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
17Birchden CottageEdwin Tanner, M, Head, married, age 39, born Siston, Gloucestershire; occupation: nursery foreman
17Goldsmiths ParkEdwin Hollamby, M, Head, married, age 50; occupation: farmer and nurseryman occupying 130 acres employing 28 men
17PinestrawSamuel Welfare, M, Head, married, age 41, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
18Forge Farm Hamsell Farm HouseThomas Godly, M, Head, single, age 23, born Heartfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 160 acres employing 5 men and 3 boys
18Motts Farm HouseLouisa Alldis, F, Servant, widowed, age 26, born Newington, London; occupation: domestic servant and nurse
18Motts Farm HouseAlexander Butler, M, Head, married, age 54, born Benenden, Kent; occupation: farm bailiff of 120 acres employing 5 men and 1 boy
18Orznash CottagesDavid T Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 24, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeper
19Orznash CottagesGeorge Hollamby, M, Head, married, age 28, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
19Orznash Farm HouseRhoda Moon, F, Head, widowed, age 58, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: farmer of 100 acres employing 4 men and 1 boy
19Stone HouseJesse Goldsmith, M, Head, married, age 48, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

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