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

17VillageAlbert Till, M, Head, married, age 28, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: blacksmith journeyman
    Naomi Till, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Wadhurst, Sussex
    Amy Till, F, Daughter, age 4, born Wadhurst, Sussex
    Arthur Till, M, Son, age 2, born Wadhurst, Sussex

17VillageThomas Eade, M, Head, married, age 33, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: blacksmith employing 1 man and 1 boy
    Sarah Eade, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Framfield, Sussex
    Thersae Eade, F, Daughter, age 8, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Luther Eade, M, Son, age 2, born Buxted, Sussex
    Amos Eade, M, Son, age 1m, born Rotherfield, Sussex

17George InnWilliam Moon, M, Head, married, age 41, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: licensed victualler
    Mary A Moon, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Mary A Payne, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: general servant

17George InnStephen Moyce, M, Lodger, married, age 60, born Magdalen, Norfolk; occupation: surgeon (L.S.A.)

17Village [Church Road]James Weston, M, Head, married, age 70, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter journeyman
    Mary Weston, F, Wife, married, age 71, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    George Foster, M, Boarder, widowed, age 80, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: shoemaker journeyman
    Arthur Adams, M, Boarder, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

17VillageEmily Leonard, F, Lodger, single, age 23, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker

17VillageAlfred Marchant, M, Head, married, age 48, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: sawyer
    Ann Marchant, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Albert Marchant, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Tabitha Marchant, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, Sussex

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