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

10Town Row GreenHenry Sales, M, Head, married, age 37, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Eliza Sales, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Rotherfield
    Sarah Sales, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Rotherfield; occupation: nursemaid
    Philidelphia Sales, F, Daughter, age 11, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Jesse Sales, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Henry Sales, M, Son, age 5, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    William Sales, M, Son, age 1, born Buxted

10Town Row GreenPhilidelphia Ledger, F, Head, widowed, age 67, born Rotherfield
    Caroline Ledger, F, Daughter, single, age 50, born Rotherfield

10Hole FarmGeorge Davidson, M, Head, married, age 52, born Lincolnshire, employs 2 women 16 men and 2 boys; occupation: farmer
    Ann Davidson, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Lincolnshire
    George Davidson, M, Son, single, age 27, born London
    James Davidson, M, Son, single, age 23, born Rotherfield
    Ann Izared, F, Serv, single, age 18, born Withyham; occupation: domestic servant
    Ann Izared, F, Serv, single, age 18, born Withyham; occupation: domestic servant
    Arthur K. White, M, Serv, single, age 17, born Norfolk; occupation Farm servant

10Hole FarmJames Davison, M, Head, married, age 73, born Lincolnshire; occupation: gardener
    Ann Davison, F, Wife, married, age 73, born Lincolnshire

10Hole FarmJames Wickens, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield; occupation Farm labourer
    Mary A. Wickens, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Rotherfield
    Samuel I. Wickens, M, Son, age 12, born Rotherfield; occupation Scholar
    Mary A. Wickens, F, Daughter, age 10, born Rotherfield; occupation Scholar

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