The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1891 Rotherfield Census (including Crowborough)
Reference RG12/782: Rotherfield Enumeration District No 2
Enumerator: Mr Alfred Crittall, Senior
Being that part commencing at Mr Gower's Corner in the Village and keep the Road to Mark Cross and from thence to the boundary of the Parish at Knapps Wood on the Frant Road and from thence to the Gravel Pit on Saxonbury Hill taking the road to Greenhedges and Spratts bottom then take the Road to Cowford Bridge and Keeping the Main Road back to Mr Gower's Corner. Contents comprising Beddenden, Packhams Hill, Town Row, Sprout, Railway Station, Catts, Lodge Farm, Police Station, and the whole of Mark Cross, Saxonberry Hill, Frights, Tousers Lodge, The Forest, Stone House, Green House, Woodside, Town Row Green and Heathfields
The whole in the Parliamentary Division of Rye.
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

10Oak CottageGeorge Berry, M, Head, married, age 57, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Harriett Berry, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Frant, Sussex

10Oak CottageAlfred Bassett, M, Head, married, age 33, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: hay trusser
    Emily Bassett, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Emily Bassett, F, Daughter, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Edward Bassett, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    John Bassett, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Harriett Bassett, F, Daughter, age 2, born Rotherfield, Sussex

10Spout CottageThomas Brown, M, Head, married, age 52, born Southborough, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Susan Brown, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Epping, Essex
    Jonathan Brown, M, Son, single, age 22, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Frances Brown, F, Daughter, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    H Taylor, M, Lodger, single, age 26; occupation: farm labourer

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