The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1871 Rotherfield Census (including Crowborough)
Reference RG10/1050: Rotherfield Enumeration District No 8
Part of the Parish of Rotherfield commencing at Jarvis Brook to Sand Hill by Foardbrook to the boundary of the Parish on Buckthorn Hill then keeping the boundary of the Parish to Sheeplain back to Coldharbour and Jarvis Brook including Walshes, Burnt Oak, Brookhouse, Swethaws, Slaupham Gill, Moses, Adams, Stone Cross, the Rocks and Highbroom.
Enumerator: Charles Allcorn.
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
1FordbrookAnn Lilley, F, Head, widowed, age 53, born Sipsey, Lincolnshire; occupation: farmer of 99 acres employing 2 men
1Burnt OakGeorge Payne, M, Head, married, age 29, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: railway labourer
1Burnt OakWilliam Gallard, M, Head, married, age 35, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: railway labourer
1Burnt OakGeorge Homewood, M, Head, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: master blacksmith employing 1 man
1BrookhouseWilliam Wickens, M, Head, married, age 56, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 300 acres employing 7 labourers
2Kittiers AshJohn Wickens, M, Head, widowed, age 50, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carter (farmer)
2WalshwoodJohn Bishop, M, Head, married, age 29, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2WalshwoodHenry Nevill, M, Head, married, age 35, born Reading, Berkshire; occupation: railway labourer
2WalshwoodThomas Wickens, M, Head, married, age 58, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2LotmansWalter Winter, M, Head, married, age 44, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 90 acres employing 1 man
3Rocks CottageThomas Barton, M, Head, married, age 40, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeper
3Rocks CottageJames Goldsmith, M, Head, married, age 29, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3RocksJames Pollard, M, Head, married, age 62, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 60 acres employing 1 man
3RocksGeorge Homewood, M, Head, married, age 74, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3RocksWilliam Farrant, M, Head, married, age 66, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3Stone CrossHenry Turner, M, Head, widowed, age 48, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 12 acres of land
4Stone CrossWilliam Harman, M, Head, married, age 50, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer journeyman
4Stone CrossEphraim Chewter, M, Head, married, age 58, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: road labourer
4Stone CrossJohn Midmore, M, Head, married, age 60, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: master shoemaker
4HighbroomLeonard Brown, M, Head, married, age 34, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4HighbroomRichard Walter, M, Head, married, age 62, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 91 acres employing 2 men
5PerrymansGeorge Southon, M, Head, married, age 55, born Benenden, Kent; occupation: farmer of 30 acres employing 1 man
5KetchesJames Hoadley, M, Head, single, age 69, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
5KetchesWilliam Wickens, M, Head, married, age 48, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
5HolfordMary Noakes, F, Head, widowed, age 74, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's widow (almswoman)
5HolfordRichard Hobday, M, Head, married, age 63, born St Nicholas, Kent; occupation: farmer of 20 acres
6RedbridgeStephen Wickens, M, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 44 acres employing 1 man
6AdamsRichard Mitchell, M, Head, married, age 43, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 65 acres
6AdamsRichard Mitchell, M, Head, married, age 43, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 65 acres
6MosesThomas Brooman, M, Head, married, age 31, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 24 acres
7Sweethaws [Ivy Cottage]Harriett Mancer, F, Head, widowed, age 55, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 21 acres employing 1 man and 1 boy
7Sweethaws [Rose Cottage / Little Crofts]James Mackellow, M, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
7Sweethaws [The Cottage]Thomas Wickens, M, Head, married, age 40, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's journeyman
8Sweethaws [Hillside]James Bishop, M, Head, married, age 43, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
8Sweethaws [Hillside]Amos Parker, M, Head, married, age 47, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
8SweethawsEdward Filtness, M, Head, married, age 32, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
8SweethawsDaniel Brown, M, Head, married, age 26, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9SweethawsRichard Mankelow, M, Head, widowed, age 43, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
9SheeplainJohn Tasker, M, Head, married, age 75, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9Sheeplain [Baileys Plot]Benjaman Wickens, M, Head, widowed, age 63, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9SheeplainWilliam Relph, M, Head, married, age 49, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10Slaphin GillLuke Godley, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10Slaphin GillGeorge Pratt, M, Head, married, age 38, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: stone sawyer
10Slaphin GillHenry W Breden, M, Head, married, age 49, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10Slaphin GillJohn Walter, M, Head, widowed, age 69, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10Slaphin GillEdward Taylor, M, Head, married, age 45, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Slaphin GillEdward Hope, M, Head, married, age 37, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Slaphin GillMary Killick, F, Head, widowed, age 74, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's widow (almswoman)
11Quarry HillThomas Underhill, M, Head, widowed, age 56, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Quarry HillJames Price, M, Head, married, age 60, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Quarry HillGeorge Alfred Arnold, M, Head, married, age 44, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 16 acres employing 1 boy
12Hurtiss HillThomas Jackson, M, Head, widowed, age 56, born Whitehaven, Cumberland; occupation: landowner
12Hurtiss HillWilliam Turner, M, Head, married, age 65, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
12Allice Bright [Alderbrook Farm]Thomas Everatt, M, Head, married, age 36, born Ravensfleet, Lincolnshire; occupation: farmer of 30 acres of land
12Allice BrightThomas Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 70, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: thatcher
12Allice BrightThomas Fermer, M, Head, married, age 45, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 11 acres employing 1 man
13Cold HarbourStephen Brooman, M, Head, married, age 72, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: former farm labourer (almsman)
13Cold HarbourJohn Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 66, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
13Cold HarbourThomas Homewood, M, Head, married, age 30, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: railway labourer
13Cold HarbourJohn Homewood, M, Head, married, age 28, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
13Cold HarbourJoseph Harman, M, Head, married, age 24, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer journeyman
13MarchentsWilliam Smith, M, Head, married, age 45, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: dealer (general)
14WalshesFredrick Field, M, Head, married, age 48, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 150 acres employing 1 man and 1 boy
14Blue DoorsThomas Field, M, Head, married, age 54, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 125 acres employing 4 men and 1 boy
14Blue DoorsAlfred Sivyer, M, Head, married, age 29, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
14Brick BarnWilliam Smith, M, Head, married, age 60, born Gravesend, Kent; occupation: tramp
14WalshesGeorge Brooman, M, Head, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

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