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1861 Rotherfield Census (including Crowborough)
Reference RG9/574: Rotherfield Enumeration District No 1
Part of the Parish of Rotherfield which lies South of the Road leading from the Village of Rotherfield to Butchers Cross as far as the boundary of the Parish then continuing the boundary to Mark Cross and then thence by the High Road to the Kings Arms Inn in the Village taking all the Houses within that circle.
Enumerator: Alfred Crittall
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

2CattsJohn Smith, M, Head, married, age 56, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: hoop shaver
    Francis Smith, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Thomas Smith, M, Son, single, age 18, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: hoop shaver's son
    Albert Smith, M, Son, age 13, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: hoop shaver's son
    John Smith, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex

2CattsCharity Mepon, F, Head, married, age 73, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation: almswoman
    Sarah Mepon, F, Daughter, single, age 32, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: nurse
    William Mepon, M, Grandson, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Mary Ann Mepon, F, Granddaughter, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex

2CattsEllen Brabon, F, Head, married, age 26, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: almswoman
    George Brabon, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Walter Brabon, M, Son, age 4, born Burwash, Sussex
    Sally E Brabon, F, Daughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, Sussex

2CattsHenry Callow, M, Head, married, age 48, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: brickmaker
    Sarah Callow, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Henry Callow, M, Son, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: brickmaker's son
    Jane Callow, F, Daughter, age 10, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Samuel Callow, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Jessy Callow, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

2CattsWilliam Mepon, M, Head, married, age 72, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: almsman
    Lousia Mepon, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Waldron, Sussex

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