The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Rotherfield Census (including Crowborough)
South of Crowborough including Hurtis Hill, Slaugham Gill, Stone Cross, Adams Farm, Alfris Farm, Sweethams, Welshes and Foordbrook Farm
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

10Alice Bright CottageEdward Walters, M, Head, married, age 68, born Withyham; occupation Farm labourer
    Marion Walters, F, Wife, married, age 67, born Buxted
    John Walters, M, Son, single, age 12, born Buxted; occupation Scholar

10Poplar CottageGeorge Dadswell, M, Head, widowed, age 35, born Buxted; occupation: thatcher
    Rhoda Dadswell, F, Daughter, age 5, born Buxted
    Alice Dadswell, F, Daughter, age 4, born Buxted
    Martha Homewood, F, Housekeeper, single, age 22, born Buxted; occupation: housekeeper
    John H. Homewood, M, Housekeeper Son, age 1, born Buxted

10Poplar CottageEdward Hope, M, Head, married, age 47, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Phillidelphe Hope, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Mayfield
    Charles Hope, M, Son, age 11, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Mary A. Hope, F, Daughter, age 7, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Albert Hope, M, Son, age 3, born Rotherfield

10Poplar CottageThomas Dadswell, M, Head, widowed, age 80, born Rotherfield; occupation: retired thatcher
    Mathew Godbey, M, Son In Law, married, age 50, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary A. Godbey, F, Daughter, married, age 50, born Rotherfield
    David Godbey, M, Grandson, age 12, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar

10Alice Bright Farm [Alderbrook Farm]Thomas Everatt, M, Head, married, age 46, born Lincolnshire, employs 2 boys; occupation: farmer
    Mary Everatt, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Lincolnshire
    John H. Everatt, M, Son, single, age 18, born Crowborough
    Edwin Everatt, M, Son, age 16, born Crowborough
    Alice Everatt, F, Daughter, age 14, born Crowborough
    Annie Everatt, F, Daughter, age 12, born Crowborough; occupation: scholar
    Betsy Everatt, F, Daughter, age 8, born Crowborough; occupation: scholar
    May Armstrong, F, Neice, age 3, born Surrey

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