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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

12VillageHannah Izzard, F, Lodger, widowed, age 77, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: former farmer's wife

12VillageWilliam Allcorn, M, Head, married, age 62, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Jane Allcorn, F, Wife, married, age 61, born Canterbury, Kent; occupation: farm labourer's wife
    Charles A Allcorn, M, Son, age 15, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Samuel Funnell, M, Boarder, single, age 70, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: almsman

12VillageJohn Willson, M, Head, married, age 32, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Sarah Jane Willson, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Wadhurst, Sussex
    Sarah J Wilson, F, Daughter, age 8m, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    William Allcorn, M, Stepson, age 2, born Frant, Sussex

12VillageJohn Langridge, M, Head, married, age 43, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: master shoemaker employing 3 men
    Sarah Langridge, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Sarah Langridge, F, Daughter, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    James Langridge, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Frances Langridge, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    William Langridge, M, Son, age 3, born Rotherfield, Sussex

12VillageWilliam Dicker, M, Head, married, age 50, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: tailor and carrier
    Sarah Dicker, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Anna Dicker, F, Daughter, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Emily Barns, F, Lodger, age 7, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

12VillageJane Young, F, Head, widowed, age 69, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: almswoman
    Jane Adams, F, Boarder, age 7, born Uckfield, Sussex
    Adam Fenner, M, Lodger, single, age 64, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: private tutor and insurance agent and treasurer & secretary to a medical club
    William Streatfield, M, Lodger, single, age 18, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: saddler
    Thomas Page, M, Lodger, single, age 20, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: cordwainer
    George Neal, M, Lodger, single, age 22, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: cordwainer

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