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

20Town RowSamuel Gammon, M, Head, married, age 28, born Nutley; occupation: farm labourer
    Halvie E. Gammon, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Nutley
    William Hallett, M, Brother In Law, single, age 14, born Nutley; occupation: farm labourer
    Alfred King, M, Lodger, single, age 21, born Bedfordshire; occupation: railway labourer

20CaravanMark Ripley, M, Head, married, age 32, born Hailsham; occupation Hawker
    Olive Ripley, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Mayfield
    Alice Ripley, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Hailsham
    William Ripley, M, Son, single, age 15, born Hailsham
    Moses Ripley, M, Son, age 12, born Hailsham
    Mark Ripley, M, Son, age 10, born Eastbourne
    Maria Ripley, F, Daughter, age 8
    Matthew Ripley, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield
    Mary A. Ripley, F, Daughter, age 1 m, born Hastings

20CaravanHarry Lee, M, Head, married, age 26; occupation: hawker
    Emily Lee, F, Wife, married, age 23, born London
    Lodger Lee, M, Son, age 6, born Tunbridge Wells
    Job Lee, M, Son, age 1, born Eastbourne

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