The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Rotherfield Census (including Crowborough)
North West of Rotherfield including the Boars Head Public House, Hamsell Farm, Dane Gate, Redgate Mill and Spratts Bottom
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

12TrenchElizabeth Brown, F, Head, widowed, age 80, born Rotherfield
    George Goldsmith, M, Boarder, single, age 57, born Hellingly; occupation: farm labourer

12TrenchFrederick Martin, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Harriett Martin, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Rotherfield
    Martha Martin, F, Daughter, age 13, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Harriett Martin, F, Daughter, age 11, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Hannah Martin, F, Daughter, age 9, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Harry Martin, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Charles Martin, M, Son, age 4, born Rotherfield
    Rose Martin, F, Daughter, age 2, born Rotherfield

12Blackthorn HillWilliam Latter, M, Head, married, age 53, born Rotherfield, employs 1 labourer; occupation: farmer
    Rhoda Latter, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Rotherfield
    Mercy Matilda Mancer, F, GranDaughter, age 12, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Aaron Porter, M, Servant, single, age 16, born Northiam; occupation Farm Servant

12Blackthorn HillEdwin Damper, M, Head, single, age 43, born Alfriston; occupation: farm labourer
    Eli Damper, M, Brother, single, age 36, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer

12White HouseGeorge Walters, M, Head, married, age 71, born Rotherfield, employs 2 labourers; occupation Farmer
    Phoebe Walters, F, Wife, married, age 66, born Rotherfield
    Alfred Walters, M, Son, single, age 34, born Rotherfield
    Kate Page, F, Grand Daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield
    Fanny Rogers, F, Servant, single, age 14, born Rotherfield; occupation: domestic servant
    Joseph Smith, M, Servant, single, age 15, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm servant

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