The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Rotherfield Census (including Crowborough)
South of Crowborough including Hurtis Hill, Slaugham Gill, Stone Cross, Adams Farm, Alfris Farm, Sweethams, Welshes and Foordbrook Farm
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

4Stone CrossWilliam Harman, M, Head, married, age 61, born Rotherfield; occupation: master bricklayer
    Charlote Harman, F, Wife, married, age 71, born Mayfield

4Stone CrossStephen Walter, M, Head, married, age 38, born Buxted; occupation Farm labourer
    Juleay Walter, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Rotherfield
    Mary J. Walter, F, Daughter, age 7, born Rotherfield; occupation Scholar
    William S. Walter, M, Son, age 5, born Rotherfield; occupation Scholar
    Edwin S. Walter, M, Son, age 2, born Rotherfield

4Stone CrossJohn Midmors, M, Head, married, age 71, born Rotherfield; occupation: former shoe maker
    Harriet Midmors, F, Wife, married, age 65, born Rotherfield

4Rocks Farm HouseThomas Brooman, M, Head, married, age 41, born Rotherfield; occupation: farmer
    Naomi Brooman, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Framfield
    Luther Brooman, M, Son, single, age 18, born Rotherfield
    Owen Brooman, M, Son, single, age 16, born Rotherfield
    Emma Orp Brooman, F, Daughter, age 11, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Rhoda Brooman, F, Daughter, age 8, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Ruth A. Brooman, F, Daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield
    Frederick Brooman, M, Son, age 1, born Rotherfield
    James Pollard, M, Father In Law, married, age 72, born Buxted; occupation Retired Farmer
    Helen Rhoder, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Rotherfield; occupation Domestic servant

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