The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1891 Rotherfield Census (including Crowborough)
Reference RG12/782: Rotherfield Enumeration District No 1
Enumerator: Mr Alfred Crittall
Being that part which lies South East 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 from thence by the High Road, the Kings Arms Inn in the Village taking all the houses within circle. Contents comprising Horse Grove, Cottage Hill, Rother House, Rugham, Argos Hill, Green Hill, Yew Trees, Frenches, Stile House, Marlboro's Head, Mark House, The Priest House at Holy Trinity Orphanage, Bletchingly, Bloomfield Villa and Beulah.
The whole in the Parliamentary Division of Rye.
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

7Home Park LodgeWilliam Stevens, M, Head, married, age 55, born Stedham, Sussex; occupation: general labourer
    Ellen Stevens, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Stedham, Sussex
    Fredrick Stevens, M, Son, single, age 19, born Linch, Sussex; occupation: footman and domestic servant
    Cecil Stevens, M, Son, single, age 11, born Chithurst, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Waller Stevens, M, Son, single, age 9, born Chithurst, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Frank Stevens, M, Son, single, age 7, born Chithurst, Sussex; occupation: scholar

7Home ParkAda Lillian Livesey, F, Head, single, age 23, born Kew, Surrey
    Samuel Cawslon, M, Servant, widowed, age 42, born Brentwood, Essex; occupation: butler and domestic servant
    Martha Watson, F, Servant, widowed, age 39, born Clare, Suffolk; occupation Cook and domestic servant
    Mary Ann Sprague, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Kilmington, Devon; occupation: housemaid and domestic servant
    Jane Minshull, F, Nurse, single, age 55, born Greys Inn Road, Middlesex; occupation: housemaid and domestic nurse

7Home Park CottageEdward Wilson, M, Head, married, age 42, born Puckley, Kent; occupation Domestic gardener
    Mary A Wilson, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Fletching, Sussex

7Rugham StablesStephen J Day, M, Head, married, age 42, born Farmington, Gloucestershire; occupation: coachman
    Annie Day, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Shaddingfield, Suffolk
    Albert J Day, M, Son, single, age 14, born London; occupation: page boy
    Lillie M Day, F, Daughter, age 12, born London; occupation: scholar
    Daisey Day, F, Daughter, age 8, born London; occupation: scholar
    William Day, M, Son, age 5, born London; occupation: scholar
    Stanley Day, M, Son, age 4, born London
    Arthur Day, M, Son, age 2, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Ethel Day, F, Daughter, age 3 months, born Rotherfield, Sussex

7Home Park LodgeWilliam Barton, M, Head, married, age 26, born Walthamstow, Essex, occupation: gardener
    Alice Barton, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Chiddingstone, Kent

7Burwood FarmEdward Marchant, M, Head, married, age 41, born Worth, Sussex; occupation: gardener
    Harriet Marchant, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Chiddingstone, Kent
    Henry Marchant, M, Son, age 14, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: assistant gardener
    Harold Marchant, M, Son, age 12, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Edward Marchant, M, Son, age 10, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Mabel A Marchant, F, Daughter, age 7, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Ellen G Marchant, F, Daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

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