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1881 Rotherfield Census (including Crowborough)
South West of Crowborough including Crowborough Cross Inn, Beacon Observatory, South View and Coldharbour
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  • 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 ancestry.co.uk
  • 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]

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Sheet    Place    Census entry

13CrowboroughGeorge Goldsmith, M, Head, married, age 21, born Rotherfield; occupation: carpenter journeyman
    Elen Goldsmith, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Battle
    Kate Muggridge, F, Visitor, age 5, born Hastings

13CrowboroughJames Goldsmith, M, Head, married, age 56, born Rotherfield; occupation: sawyer
    Caroline Goldsmith, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Rotherfield
    William Goldsmith, M, Grandson, age 10, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Joseph Midmore, M, Boarder, widowed, age 29, born Rotherfield; occupation Carpenter Journeyman

13CrowboroughJames Taylor, M, Head, married, age 49, born Rotherfield; occupation Charcoal Burner
    Sarah Taylor, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Rotherfield
    James Taylor, M, Son, single, age 20, born Rotherfield; occupation Charcoal Burner
    Annie Taylor, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Rotherfield
    Alfred Taylor, M, Son, single, age 16, born Rotherfield
    Jesse Taylor, M, Son, age 13, born Rotherfield; occupation Scholar
    Emily Taylor, F, Daughter, age 10, born Rotherfield; occupation Scholar
    Ruth Taylor, F, Daughter, age 6, born Rotherfield; occupation Scholar
    Mark Taylor, M, Son, age 1, born Rotherfield

13CrowboroughWilliam Gilbert, M, Head, married, age 37, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Ellen Gilbert, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Rotherfield
    William Gilbert, M, Son, age 13, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Frank Gilbert, M, Son, age 10, born Withyham; occupation: scholar
    James Gilbert, M, Son, age 8, born Withyham; occupation: scholar
    Ellen Gilbert, F, Daughter, age 6, born Withyham; occupation: scholar
    Fanny Gilbert, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield
    Emma Gilbert, F, Daughter, age 9 m, born Rotherfield
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