The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1871 Rotherfield Census (including Crowborough)
Reference RG10/1050: Rotherfield Enumeration District No 5
Part of the Parish of Rotherfield commencing at Johnsons Bridge taking the Stream to Maynards Gate and Frogs Hole to the Beeches and Crowboro X then to Cooks Corner and Oarsnash to Boarshead inn and Johnsons Bridge including the Cottage at Pales Gate, Steel Cross House, Poundfield, Charity House, Steel Cross Farm and Boarshead Street, Crowborough Cross and Houses on Turnpike.
Enumerator: George Allcorn, Jun.
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
1Rose Hill HouseMary Barton, F, Head, widowed, age 75, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 7 acres
1Hyders FarmRichard Berry, M, Head, married, age 42, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 25 acres
1Poters GreenJames Wigmore, M, Head, married, age 26, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1Poters GreenWilliam Moon, M, Head, married, age 69, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1Gurrs FarmJohn Baldwin, M, Head, married, age 57, born Wrotham, Kent; occupation: farmer of 12 acres
1Charity FarmJames Card, M, Head, married, age 64, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 50 acres employing 1 labourer
2CrowboroughRichard Pratt, M, Head, married, age 54, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: miller and farmer of 100 acres employing 5 men and 2 boys
2CrowboroughSamuel Pratt, M, Head, married, age 25, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: grinder in corn mill
2CrowboroughCharles Allcorn, M, Head, married, age 42, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: master grocer and draper
2CrowboroughJames Murrell, M, Head, married, age 43, born West Hoathly, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2CrowboroughJohn Hesman, M, Lodger, widowed, age 33, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2CrowboroughFrederick Hollamby, M, Lodger, single, age 22, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: butcher journeyman
3CrowboroughAndrew Burley, M, Head, married, age 27, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3CrowboroughThomas Rose Littleton, M, Head, married, age 46, born Bath, Somerset; occupation: master cordwainer
3CrowboroughEmily Brooks, F, Lodger, single, age 52, born Hooe, Sussex; occupation: annuitant
3Denmark CottageJames Field, M, Head, married, age 54, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: jobbing gardener
3CrowboroughObed Norman, M, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4Pleasant ViewMoses Pratt, M, Head, married, age 48, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: market gardener of 8 acres of land
4Pleasant ViewThomas Huggett, M, Head, married, age 22, born Burstow, Surrey; occupation: miller's loader
4CrowboroughOwen Paine, M, Head, married, age 31, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter journeyman
4CrowboroughHenry Teague, M, Lodger, single, age 22, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4CrowboroughJohn Histed, M, Lodger, single, age 22, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4CrowboroughJames Martin, M, Head, married, age 66, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4CrowboroughWilliam Brown, M, Head, married, age 44, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
5CrowboroughGeorge Taylor, M, Head, married, age 40, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 7 acres of land
5CrowboroughAlfred Ovenden, M, Head, married, age 25, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
5CrowboroughTraiton Bailey, M, Head, married, age 55, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
5CrowboroughGeorge Histed, M, Head, married, age 54, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
6CrowboroughRichard Crittell, M, Head, married, age 45, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: master builder employing 2 men
6CrowboroughJasper Izzard, M, Head, married, age 42, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
6CrowboroughEliza Porter, F, Head, widowed, age 61, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's widow (almswoman)
6CrowboroughEliza Peerless, F, Head, married, age 41, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: sawyer's wife
7CrowboroughSophia Wickens, F, Head, widowed, age 67, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's widow (almswoman)
7CrowboroughEli Wickens, M, Lodger, married, age 25, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
7CrowboroughWilliam Bailey, M, Head, married, age 64, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
7CrowboroughEdwin Ellis, M, Head, married, age 46, born Wilmington, Sussex; occupation: master butcher employing 1 man
7CrowboroughMargaret Gilbert, F, Head, widowed, age 46, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: grocer and draper
8CrowboroughThomas Tate, M, Head, married, age 64, born Alnwick, Northumberland; occupation: author
8CrowboroughThomas Latter, M, Head, married, age 49, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: timber hewer
8CrowboroughAmos Wickens, M, Head, married, age 26, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
8CrowboroughCharles Oliver, M, Head, married, age 25, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
8CrowboroughPeter Hendley, M, Head, married, age 38, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9CrowboroughJames Wickens, M, Head, married, age 25, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9CrowboroughAngelo Galley, M, Head, married, age 30, born Great Leight, Essex; occupation: farmer of 18 acres employing 1 boy
9CrowboroughElizabeth Taylor, F, Head, widowed, age 62, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: annuitant
9CrowboroughJames Wickens, M, Head, married, age 64, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 120 acres employing 3 men
9Hourn FarmJohn Marchant, M, Head, married, age 47, born Dallington, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 110 acres employing 4 men and 1 boy
10Hodges FarmJob Relf, M, Head, married, age 30, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 21 acres
10Steel CrossJohn Rogers, M, Head, married, age 65, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10Steel CrossWilliam Smith, M, Head, married, age 47, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10Steel CrossGeorge Shepherd, M, Head, single, age 22, born Portsmouth, Hampshire; occupation: national schoolmaster
11Steel CrossCharles Weston, M, Head, married, age 45, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 10 acres and grocer
11Steel CrossCharles Ovenden, M, Head, married, age 34, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Steel CrossJames Tester, M, Head, married, age 47, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Steel CrossAndrew Fenner, M, Head, married, age 58, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: master blacksmith employing 1 man
12Steel CrossMichael Taylor, M, Head, married, age 30, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
12Steel CrossJohn Wickenden, M, Lodger, widowed, age 55, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
12Boares HeadJames Hider, M, Head, married, age 72, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
12Boares HeadJohn Barnes, M, Head, married, age 62, born Chiddingly, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 10 acres
12Boares HeadStephen Moon, M, Head, married, age 28, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: engine driver of thrashing machine
12Boares HeadHenry Malyon, M, Head, married, age 47, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
12Boares HeadSophia Wickens, F, Head, widowed, age 58, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's widow (almswoman)
13Boares HeadWilliam Cork, M, Head, married, age 37, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
13Boares HeadJames Lockyer, M, Head, widowed, age 78, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 53 acres employing 2 men
13Boares HeadHenry Bartlett, M, Head, married, age 40, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
13Steel CrossJohn Ealey, M, Head, married, age 28, born Heddington, Wiltshire; occupation: domestic coachman
14Steel Cross HouseGeorge Arthur Musgrave, M, Head, married, age 27, born Monks Riseborough, Buckinghamshire; occupation: landowner
14Shorn BrookDavid Mankellow, M, Head, married, age 23, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: wheelwright journeyman
14Shorn BrookAlfred Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 45, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter journeyman
14Shorn BrookJames Avery, M, Head, married, age 37, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: master trug basket maker
14Shorn BrookRichard Hemsley, M, Head, married, age 69, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
15Shorn BrookAlfred Bellingham, M, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 20 acres employing 1 man
15PellensEdward Berwick, M, Head, married, age 26, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
15PellensHenry Rogers, M, Head, married, age 47, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
15PellensJesse Izzard, M, Head, married, age 30, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
15PellensHarriett Wigmore, F, Head, married, age 48, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's wife
15PellensJohn Hobbs, M, Head, married, age 31, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: platelayer's labourer
16Poundfield FarmJoseph Baker, M, Head, married, age 47, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: farmer of 60 acres employing 1 man
16PalesgateJesse Farmer, M, Head, married, age 41, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
16PalesgateJoseph Best, M, Head, married, age 72, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
16PalesgateCharles Ayres, M, Head, married, age 45, born Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire; occupation: boot and shoemaker journeyman
16PalesgateThomas Hemsley, M, Head, married, age 22, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
17PalesgateJohn Devon, M, Head, married, age 52, born Somerset; occupation: farm labourer
17PalesgateJames Pratt, M, Head, married, age 26, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
17PalesgateRichard Godley, M, Head, married, age 38, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
17PalesgateOwen Best, M, Head, married, age 31, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 40 acres
17PalesgateJames Martin, M, Head, married, age 61, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
18PalesgateWilliam Lockyer, M, Head, married, age 42, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
18PalesgateGeorge Chewter, M, Head, married, age 63, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
18PalesgateWilliam Robertson, M, Head, married, age 21, born Wickhambrook, Suffolk; occupation: farm labourer

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