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

10RotherhurstHenry R Goldfinch, M, Head, married, age 74, born Hythe, Kent; occupation: barrister and J.P. for Sussex
    Emily R Goldfinch, F, Wife, married, age 66, born London
    Mary F Goldfinch, F, Daughter, age 34, born London
    Emily J Goldfinch, F, Daughter, age 32, born London
    Anne H Goldfinch, F, Daughter, age 29, born Hillingdon, Middlesex
    John Kitchen, M, Servant, age 55, born Barnby Moor, Nottinghamshire; occupation: butler
    Arthur J Curd, M, Servant, age 17, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: footman
    Harriet Cassingham, F, Servant, age 26, born East Hoathly, Sussex; occupation: cook
    Ursula Ham, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Marshall, Dorset; occupation: housemaid
    Alice Olding, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Berkly, Somerset; occupation Kitchenmaid
    Ellen Berry, F, Servant, single, age 28, born Chipping Norden, Northamptonshire; occupation: housemaid

10Cottage HillRichard Markwick, M, Head, widowed, age 47, born Hadlow Down, Sussex; occupation: tailor
    Clara Markwick, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper
    Harry Markwick, M, Son, age 16, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Richard Markwick, M, Son, age 14, born Buxted, Sussex
    Arthur Markwick, M, Son, age 13, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Rosey Markwick, F, Daughter, age 9, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Montague Markwick, F, Daughter, age 6, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholar

10Cottage HillEbezener Mankelow, M, Head, married, age 50, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: general labourer
    Jemina Mankelow, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: laundress
    Fanny Mankelow, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    George Mankelow, M, Son, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: grocer's porter
    Jabez Mankelow, M, Son, single, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Ernest Mankelow, M, Son, age 9, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Walter Coombes, M, Grandson, age 3, born Three Bridges, Sussex

10Cottage HillCharles Baldock, M, Head, married, age 71, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Carpenter and Farmer
    Elizabeth Baldock, F, Wife, married, age 63, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    James R Baldock, M, Son, single, age 29, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Carpenter and Farmer
    Benjamin Baldock, M, Son, single, age 24, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Carpenter and Farmer
    Samuel Baldock, M, Son, single, age 20, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Shoemaker
    Mary A Baldock, F, Granddaughter, age 22, born Rotherfield, Sussex

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