The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Rotherfield Census (including Crowborough)
North East of Rotherfield including Catts, Mark Cross, Saxonbury Hill, Town Row Green, Spout Farm, Rotherfield Village and Town Row
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
  • 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]

Census sheets
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Sheet    Place    Census entry

9WoodsideRachel Bones, F, Head, widowed, age 43, born Rotherfield, occupation: charwoman
    Peter Bones, M, Son, single, age 23, born Wadhurst, occupation: farm labourer
    Ellen Bones, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, unemployed, occupation: domestic servant
    Martha Bones, F, Daughter, age 13, born Rotherfield, occupation: scholar
    Rhoda Bones, F, Daughter, age 11, born Rotherfield, occupation: scholar
    Mary Groombridge, F, Niece, age 14, born Withyham; occupation: domestic servant
    John Baker, M, Visitor, single, age 26, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer

9WoodsideGeorge Bridger, M, Head, married, age 32, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Jane Bridger, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Rotherfield
    George Bridger, M, Son, age 11, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Annie Bridger, F, Daughter, age 9, born Frant; occupation: scholar
    Ann Berwick, F, Mother In Law, married, age 68, born Lamberhurst

9Town Row GreenMalachi Slatter, M, Head, married, age 34, born Isfield; occupation Farm labourer
    Esther Slatter, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Dorset
    Mary I. Slatter, F, Daughter, age 2, born Rotherfield
    Harry Slatter, M, Son, age 6 m, born Rotherfield

9Town Row GreenRichard Lulham, M, Head, married, age 49, born Etchingham; occupation Farm labourer
    Sophia Lulham, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Wadhurst
    Richard Lulham, M, Son, single, age 19, born Burwash; occupation Farm labourer
    Edward Lulham, M, Son, single, age 14, born Burwash; occupation Farm labourer
    Elizabeth J. Lulham, F, Daughter, age 12, born Burwash; occupation Scholar

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