The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1891 Rotherfield Census (including Crowborough)
Reference RG12/782: Rotherfield Enumeration District No 7
Enumerator: Mr William Thomas Field Buss
Being that part commencing at Coldharbour keeping the Road to the Sheeplain and Cookscorner, Crowboro Cross and Coldharbour. Contents comprising Beacon Hill, The Observatory, Red Cross Inn, Wind mill House, Mr Mackintosh's, Mr Dents, South View and Crowboro Common
The whole in the Parliamentary Division of Rye.
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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]
 
Sheet    Place    Census entry
1Yew Tree CottageAnn Izzard, F, Head, widowed, age 63, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: living on own means
1Hope CottageFredrick Wickens, M, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Miller's Carman
1Sprout CottageJames Bonds, M, Head, widowed, age 83, born Rotherfield, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
1Surrey viewRowley Histed, M, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general labourer
1Yew Tree CottageJames Wheatley, M, Head, married, age 64, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: milkman
1Caravan, White Hill RoadJoab Smith, M, Head, married, age 60, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation Horse Dealer
2London RoadCharles Aubin, M, Head, married, age 42, born Stoke Ash, Suffolk; occupation: blacksmith and ironmonger
2The ParsonageSamuel J C Dicksee, M, Head, single, age 54, born Newington, Surrey; occupation: incumbent of Christchurch
2Silwood Place, Nos 3 and 4William Blaxhall, M, Head, married, age 43, born Alderton, Suffolk, occupation: lodging houskeeper
3Caravan, White Hill RoadJohn Fuller, M, Head, married, age 30, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: horse dealer
3St Johns Road, No 2Henry Webb, M, Head, married, age 38, born Marden, Kent; occupation School Master
3St Johns Road, No 1Thomas Peerless, M, Head, married, age 36, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation Butcher
3Sillwood CottageElizabeth Kingsbury, F, Head, widowed, age 83, born Wrotham, Kent; occupation: living on own means
3Red Cross InnFredrick William Reed, M, Head, married, age 33, born Upper Dicker, Chiddingly, Sussex; occupation Innkeeper
3BelmontEliza Jane Dier, F, Head, widowed, age 39, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: wine and spirit merchant
4Fern BankChristopher Horne, M, Head, married, age 57, born Mark Lane, London; occupation: living on own means
4Heather BankJames Jarvis, M, Head, married, age 51, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carter
4Meadow BankJoseph Midmore, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: builder
4Kent ViewMay North, F, Head, single, age 22, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation Person in charge
4Serene ViewCharles Smith, M, Head, married, age 41, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation Wheelwright
4The Lodge CottageHenery R Crowhurst, M, Head, married, age 41, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: general labourer
5Hoath CottageThomas Milam, M, Head, widowed, age 30, born Wokingham, Berkshire; occupation: gardener
5Hoath CottageEllen Challis, F, Head, single, age 60, born Finsbury, London; occupation: living on own means
5The FirsHester A Dent, F, Head, single, age 43, born Lambeth, London; occupation: living on own means
5White HillDeborah Novis, F, Head, widowed, age 76, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Grocer
5White HillGeorge Mankelow, M, Head, married, age 35, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
5White HillGeorge T Boarer, M, Head, married, age 29, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general labourer
6White HillThomas Histed, M, Head, married, age 26, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
6White HillWilliam Arnold, M, Head, married, age 42, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: watch and clock smith
6Providence CottageJohn Hayward, M, Head, married, age 42, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: home drawer
6Providence CottageSamuel Smith, M, Head, married, age 45, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation General Labourer
6Providence CottageJoseph Packham, M, Head, married, age 36, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: shoe maker; handicap: wooden leg
7Bricklayers ArmsWalter Wigmore, M, Head, married, age 40, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Beer House Keeper
7Stone HouseJohn Reed, M, Head, married, age 75, born Robertsbridge, Sussex; occupation Living on own means
7Stone HouseWilliam Harman, M, Head, married, age 35, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: builder
7The NurseryAlex Adam, M, Head, married, age 24, born Scotland; occupation: florist
7Rose CottageGeorge Goldsmith, M, Head, married, age 31, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter and joiner
7Fir Tree CottageAnna Novice, F, Head, widowed, age 54, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Sick Nurse
7Fir Tree CottageWilliam Peerless, M, Head, married, age 76, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Retired Gardener
7Salt BoxAlfred Avis, M, Head, married, age 27, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: general labourer
7Rose and Crown ShopFrank Tomsett, M, Head, married, age 27, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation Grocer
7Rose and Crown InnThomas Osborne, M, Head, married, age 31, born Maresfield, Sussex
8Forest ViewWilliam Taylor, M, Head, married, age 58, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: charcoal dealer
8Spring HeadWilliam Turner, M, Head, married, age 45, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation Marine Dealer and Farmer
8Spring Head Cottage, No 1, Lords WellAlfred Lambert, M, Head, married, age 39, born Horsmonden, Kent; occupation: grocer's assistant
8Spring Head Cottage, No 2, Lords WellDavid Pratt, M, Head, married, age 76, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Retired Farmer
8Spring Head Cottage, No 3, Lords WellWilliam Case, M, Head, married, age 35, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
8Spring Head Cottage, No 4, Lords WellReuben D Taylor, M, Head, married, age 30, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: thatcher's labourer
9Holly Tree CottageThomas Peerless, M, Head, widowed, age 34, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation General Labourer
9Ivy CottageThomas Neve, M, Head, married, age 63, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation Labourer in Timber Yard
9Lords WellHenery J Neve, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation General Labourer
9South View CottageJames Taylor, M, Head, married, age 57, born Rotherfield, Sussex
9Mill HouseJoseph Goldsmith, M, Head, married, age 42, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10Malden Cottage, No 1George Baldwin, M, Head, married, age 33, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: butcher's assistant
10Malden Cottage, No 2Mary Peerless, F, Head, widowed, age 69, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation Living on own means
10Alma LodgeWilliam Down, M, Head, married, age 74, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: living on own means
10Rose CottageMark Mepham, M, Head, married, age 63, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: miller
10HarecombeJoseph Wickens, M, Head, married, age 73, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Farmer
10EnfieldRosa Spry Court, F, Head, single, age 33, born Little Buckhill, Buckinghamshire; occupation: teacher
10HarecombeEdward S Ainger, M, Head, widowed, age 58, born Greenwich, Kent; occupation: clergy in holy orders
11South ViewAlfred Packham, M, Head, married, age 35, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: butcher
11Laurel CottageHenery Hoadley, M, Head, married, age 29, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Laurel CottageEdward Bassett, M, Head, married, age 37, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11South ViewThomas Payne, M, Head, widowed, age 59, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: stone chopper and mason
11South ViewOwen Corke, M, Head, married, age 41, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Preston LodgeBamlet Neptune Switzer, M, Head, married, age 27, born Bitish Subject, At Sea; occupation: curate of crowborough
12South ViewBenjamin Barham, M, Head, married, age 34, born Wadhurst, Sussex, occupation: carpenter
12South ViewGeorge Paine, M, Head, married, age 45, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
12South ViewHenery Duval, M, Head, single, age 24, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: baker
12South ViewAlfred Izzard, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
12South ViewRichard Collins, M, Head, married, age 35, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: blacksmith
12South ViewCharles Homewood, M, Head, married, age 34, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
13South ViewGeorge Ovenden, M, Head, married, age 47, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation Farm Labourer
13Battreaston CottageHenery Chs Malden, M, Head, married, age 62, born Ryde, Isle Of Wight; occupation: master of arts, Cambridge, major
13Battreaston CottageAmos Hemsley, M, Head, married, age 37, born Hamsell, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
13South View VillaAlfred Thos Oliver, M, Head, married, age 26, born Southborough, Kent; occupation Grocer's Assistant
13South ViewGeorge Tilley, M, Head, married, age 74, born Slindon, Sussex; occupation Tinker; handicap: Blind
14Sunny SideJames Walters, M, Head, married, age 45, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation Carpenter's Labourer
14South ViewCaroline Bassett, F, Head, widowed, age 67, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: living on own means
14Thatchers CottageCaroline Goldsmith, F, Head, widowed, age 75, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: living on own means
14South ViewJames Peerless, M, Head, married, age 34, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation Pork Butcher
14Yew Tree VillaMary Mgrath, F, Head, single, age 38, born Ashstead, Birmingham; occupation: lodginghouse keeper
14South ViewJames Sinden, M, Head, married, age 38, born Catsfield, Sussex; occupation: lodginghouse keeper
14Grocers Shop, South ViewJames Deeprose, M, Head, married, age 40, born Hooe, Sussex; occupation: grocer and draper
14Grocers Shop, South ViewThomas Sherbourn, M, Head, married, age 26, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: general labourer
15Oriental PlaceWilliam Bingham, M, Head, married, age 49, born Southampton, Hampshire, occupation: miller and corn dealer
15South ViewMatthew Arnold, M, Head, married, age 44, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: tin man
15South ViewMatthew Arnold, M, Head, married, age 44, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: tin man
15South ViewCharles Arnold, M, Head, married, age 76, born Nutfield, Surrey; occupation: tin man
15South ViewMary Ann Thatford, F, Head, married, age 55, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation Bapist Minister's Wife
15South ViewWilliam Pilbeam, M, Head, married, age 30, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Florist
16Solamans FarmSamuel W Jarvis, M, Head, married, age 30, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer
16Spring CottageBenjamin Latter, M, Head, married, age 52, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general labourer
16Lords WellJohn Bishop, M, Head, married, age 29, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general labourer
16Lords WellJesse Hemsley, M, Head, married, age 58, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
17Rock CottageRobert Jarvis, M, Head, widowed, age 67, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Living on own means
17Beaconhill CottageGeorge Warnett, M, Head, married, age 50, born Danehill, Sussex; occupation General Labourer
17Beaconhill CottageSheldon Wass, M, Head, single, age 39, born Birmingham; occupation Florist
17Melbourne CottageAnn Lower, F, Head, widowed, age 50, born Hurstpierpoint, Sussex; occupation: farmer
17The BeaconDavid Peerless, M, Head, married, age 65, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation Pork Butcher
17The BeaconWilliam Boulter, M, Head, married, age 49, born Litchfield, Hampshire, occupation: general labourer
17Blue Anchor CottageCharles Blatcher, M, Head, married, age 52, born Sevenoaks, Kent, occupation: general labourer
18The HolliesCary Roberts, F, Head, widowed, age 69, born Kent; occupation Lodginghouse Keeper
18The Cottages, No 1Elizebeth M Hustler, F, Head, single, age 75, born Bumpstead, Essex; occupation: living on own means
18The Cottages, No 2Mary Longstaffe, F, Head, single, age 65, born Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire; occupation: living on own means
18The Cottages, No 3Charlotte Sandiford, F, Head, single, age 52, born Ireland; occupation: living on own means
18Christ Church CottageAlfred Carey, M, Head, married, age 27, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: postman
18Crowboro HouseLeopold Stern, M, Head, married, age 52, born British Subject, Germany; occupation: living on own means
18Horn ReedMary Louisa Johnson, F, Head, single, age 42, born Lee, Kent; occupation: living on own means
18Belle VueEmily Ferguson, F, Head, single, age 58, born Blackheath, Kent; occupation: private boarding house
19The HighlandsMarian Mackintosh, F, Head, widowed, age 44, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: living on own means
19Highlands CottageOwen Southon, M, Head, married, age 36, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation Gardener
19Mill MeadHenery S Eyre, M, Head, widowed, age 47, born Buckland, Surrey; occupation: living on own means
19Hill SideJohn Paris, M, Head, married, age 38, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation Coachman and Domestic Servant
19Mill CottageMark Wicks, M, Head, married, age 40, born Epsom, Surrey; occupation Gardener
20The Beacon HouseJoseph Sales, M, Head, married, age 41, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: gardener
20The WildernessFrederick H Pullein, M, Head, single, age 73, born Manchester, Lancashire; occupation Living on own means
20The BeaconErnest Latter, M, Head, single, age 30, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: plumber
20The BeaconHenry Taylor, M, Head, married, age 57, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
20The BeaconStephen Wheatley, M, Head, married, age 67, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
20The BeaconWilliam Homewood, M, Head, widowed, age 83, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Farm Labourer
21Lodge Gate, ObservatoryEli Wickens, M, Head, married, age 44, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Groom and Gardener
21The ObservatoryCharles Leeson Prince, M, Head, married, age 69, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation General Practitioner, Registered
21Starfield LodgeJohn T Flann, M, Head, married, age 34, born Charlwood, Surrey; occupation: coachman and domestic servant
21StarfieldIsaac Roberts, M, Head, married, age 62, born Denbighshire, North Wales; occupation Retired Master Builder
21Croxted HouseRebekah Z Willings, F, Head, single, age 35, born Horseheath, Cambridgeshire; occupation Boardinghouse Keeper
21The BeaconGeorge Beard, M, Head, married, age 44, born Rotherfield, Sussex, occupation: carpenter
21WynscoteBoys Firmin, M, Head, married, age 58, born Island Of St Helena; occupation: barrister
22Blue Anchor InnRobert Barber, M, Head, married, age 68, born Theppingfield, Suffolk, occupation: licensed beer retailer, handicap: wooden leg
22Church RoadAlfred Teague, M, Head, married, age 37, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation Fly Proprietor
22Church RoadWilliam Rogers, M, Head, single, age 57, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: general labourer
22Beacon Cottage, No 1Algernon H Burham, M, Head, married, age 30, born Cirencester, Gloucestershire, occupation: student of theology
22Beacon Cottage, No 2John Marden, M, Head, married, age 29, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
22Beacon Cottage, No 3Alfred A Bassett, M, Head, married, age 22, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: builder's labourer
22Church RoadEdward Pentecost, M, Head, married, age 43, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation General Labourer
22Church RoadSarah Dadswell, F, Head, single, age 65, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Living on own means
23Church RoadMallion Lambert, M, Head, married, age 47, born Horsmonden, Kent; occupation: carpenter and joiner
23Wedfield CottageWilliam Gilbert, M, Head, married, age 47, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
23Hoath CornerOwen Paine, M, Head, married, age 38, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
24The ChummeryCharles Scott Malden, M, Head, married, age 32, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: private school master
24Thather CottageGeorge Hoadley, M, Head, married, age 27, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
24The DownsWilliam T Field Buss, M, Head, married, age 51, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: living on own means

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