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

15Village BakerCharles Hadley, M, Head, married, age 37, born Essex; occupation: master baker
    Sarah Hadley, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Essex
    George L. Hadley, M, Son, age 14, born Essex
    Maria Hadley, F, Daughter, age 13, born Essex; occupation: scholar
    Charles C. Hadley, M, Son, age 11, born Essex; occupation: scholar
    Harry Hadley, M, Son, age 9, born Essex; occupation: scholar
    Agnes E. Hadley, F, Daughter, age 6, born Essex; occupation: scholar
    Eliza M. Hadley, F, Daughter, age 3, born Essex; occupation: scholar
    Louisa K. Hadley, F, Daughter, age 1, born Mayfield

15VillageWilliam Sale, M, Head, married, age 69, born Goudhurst; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Sale, F, Wife, married, age 59, born Lancashire

15VillageEdward Hammond, M, Head, married, age 33, born Mayfield; occupation: bricklayer
    Sophia Hammond, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Rotherfield
    Mary A. Hammond, F, Daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    William E. Hammond, M, Son, age 2, born Rotherfield
    Edward Hammond, M, Son, age 1, born Rotherfield

15Village InnObediah Wickens, M, Head, married, age 33, born Rotherfield, employs 4 men and 1 boy; occupation Innkeeper and Farmer
    Jane Wickens, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Hartfield
    James Wickens, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield; occupation Scholar
    Frances Wickens, F, Mother, widowed, age 69, born Groombridge
    Michael Taylor, M, Lodger, widowed, age 80, born Asburnham; occupation: thatcher
    Samuel Stapley, M, Lodger, single, age 45, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourer

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