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

13Hoath FarmEdmund Latter, M, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, employs 3 men; occupation: farmer
    Lucy Latter, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Rotherfield
    Walter Latter, M, Son, single, age 16, born Rotherfield; occupation: saddler's apprentice
    Alice Latter, F, Daughter, age 14, born Rotherfield
    Fanny Latter, F, Daughter, age 12, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Edward Midenore, M, Father In Law, married, age 72, born Rotherfield; occupation: light stockman
    Harriett Midenore, F, Mother In Law, married, age 69, born Rotherfield
    Laura Midenore, F, Grand Daughter, age 3, born Speldhurst
    Lewis Dadswell, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm servant
    Joseph Beale, M, Servant, age 13, born Mayfield, occupation: farm servant

13[Great] Dane GateWilliam Killick, M, Head, married, age 26, born Rotherfield, employs 6 men and 1 boy; occupation: farmer
    Betsey Killick, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Speldhurst

13[Great] Dane Gate CottageWilliam Hyder, M, Head, married, age 39, born Withyham; occupation: labourer
    Eliza Hyder, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Rotherfield
    Ellen Hyder, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, unemployed; occupation: servant
    George Hyder, M, Son, age 12, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Henry Hyder, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield
    Alfred Hyder, M, Son, age 4, born Rotherfield
    Nancy Nutlead, F, Daughter, age 19, born Rotherfield
    Albert Nutlead, M, Grand Son, age 3 m, born Rotherfield

13[Great] Dane Gate CottageThomas Streater, M, Head, married, age 37, born Herstmonceux; occupation: carter
    Mary Ann Streater, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Rotherfield
    Caroline E. Streater, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield
    John Streater, M, Relative, single, age 19, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Frederick Martin, M, Boarder, single, age 16, born Rotherfield

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