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

16North Street, No 4James Streatfield, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: grocer's warehouseman
    Mary Streatfield, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    James Streatfield, M, Son, age 12, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Hannah A Streatfield, F, Daughter, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Emilie Waller, F, Lodger, single, age 21, born Clifton, Bedfordshire; occupation School Mistress

16St Denys LodgeHenry Hatley, M, Head, married, age 55, born Maldon, Essex; occupation: retired superintendant of agents to Prudential Assurance Company
    Hester Hatley, F, Wife, married, age 59, born Maldon, Essex

16Heathfield House, Town Row GreenHelen E Adams, F, Head, widowed, age 74, born St Clement Danes, London; occupation: living on own means
    Helen G Adams, F, Daughter, single, age 44, born Funchal, Madeira
    Louisa Surridge, F, Servant, widowed, age 58, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: cook and domestic servant
    Emily Brooman, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: housemaid

16Town Row Green [Heathfield]Jesse Sales, M, Head, widowed, age 77, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Farm Labourer
    Harriett Lofts, F, Daughter, married, age 38, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Joseph Lofts, M, Son-in-law, married, age 37, born Ely, Cambridgeshire; occupation: bricklayer
    Elizabeth Lofts, F, Granddaughter, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Joseph Lofts, M, Grandson, age 9, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Mary A Lofts, F, Granddaughter, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

16Town Row GreenAnnie Guilbert, F, Head, widowed, age 48, born Guernsey
    Lillie Guilbert, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born British Subject, Germany; occupation: governess
    Violet Guilbert, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born British Subject, Germany; occupation: governess
    Rose Guilbert, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Petersham, Surrey; occupation: student teacher of music
    Horace Guilbert, M, Son, age 14, born Petersham, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Louisa Lucas, F, Servant, single, age 30, born Hampstead, London; occupation: general domestic servant
    John Bennett Chevalier Knight, M, Boarder, widowed, age 76, born Greenwich, Kent; occupation: retired watchmaker

16Wood SideGeorge Bridger, M, Head, married, age 43, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Jane Bridger, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Rotherfield, Sussex

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