The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1871 Rotherfield Census (including Crowborough)
Reference RG10/1050: Rotherfield Enumeration District No 10
All that remaining part of the Parish of Rotherfield including the Village, Maynards Gate, Mottens Hill, Clackhams, the Hall, Castle Hill, and Rectory.
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

4Builth HouseAaron Moon, M, Head, married, age 35, born Newick, Sussex; occupation: master builder employing 6 men and 2 boys
    Jerusha H Moon, F, Wife, married, age 33, born New York, United States
    Clara Moon, F, Daughter, age 9, born St Georges Hanover Sq; occupation: scholar
    Joseph Moon, M, Son, age 7, born Newick, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Louisa Moon, F, Daughter, age 5, born Newick, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Jerusha P Moon, F, Daughter, age 3, born Newick, Sussex
    Ellen Maud Moon, F, Daughter, age 2, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Frederick W Moon, M, Son, age 1m, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Thomas C Croft, M, Apprentice, single, age 16, born Brightling, Sussex; occupation: builder's apprentice
    Arthur Wood, M, Servant, single, age 16, born St Georges Hanover Sq; occupation: house boy
    Ellen Allcorn, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant
    Lucy Martin, F, Nurse, widowed, age 62, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation: monthly nurse

4Builth HouseFrederick Grizzelle, M, Lodger, single, age 23, born Overbury, Worcestershire; occupation: organist to Rotherfield Church
    Ellen A Smith, F, Lodger, single, age 23, born Chichester, Sussex; occupation: school teacher

4Builth HouseCharles Allcorn, M, Head, married, age 25, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Allcorn, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Elizabeth Allcorn, F, Daughter, age 2, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Mary A Allcorn, F, Daughter, age 4m, born Rotherfield, Sussex

4VillageThomas Brown, M, Head, married, age 32, born Southborough, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Susan Brown, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Sittingbourne, Kent
    Jonathan Brown, M, Son, age 2, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Mary A Brown, F, Daughter, age 2m, born Rotherfield, Sussex

4VillageJohn Turk, M, Head, single, age 29, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Owen Turk, M, Brother, single, age 21, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer journeyman

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