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

14Manor House Building, No 2William Field, M, Head, married, age 34, born New Shoreham, Sussex; occupation: registered chemist and druggist
    Mary E Field, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Flitwick, Bedfordshire
    Reginald H Field, M, Son, age 1, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Rose Auetlia Edmonds, F, Servant, single, age 31, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: domestic servant

14Manor House Building, No 1Joseph A Ellerey, M, Head, married, age 33, born Endmoor, Westmorland; occupation: butcher
    Eliza Ellerey, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Crowhurst, Sussex
    Alexandra C Ellerey, M, Son, age 1 month, born Rotherfield, Sussex

14The Manor HouseJules Lessore, M, Head, married, age 43, born Paris, France; occupation: artist and painter

14Kings ArmsCharles Scott, M, Head, married, age 42, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: innkeeper and grazier
    Jane Scott, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Pulborough, Sussex
    Dora Scott, F, Daughter, age 12, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Walter Scott, M, Son, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Alfred Scott, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Kate Scott, F, Daughter, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Florence Scott, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Chalres A Scott, M, Son, age 3, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Clara Scott, F, Daughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Katherine Groal, F, Niece, single, age 20, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: barmaid
    Elise Etheridge, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Billingshurst, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant

14Packhams HillMary A Davis, F, Head, married, age 53, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: living on own means

14Packhams HillWalter Potter, M, Head, married, age 27, born Cowden, Kent; occupation Farm Labourer
    Harriet Potter, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Buxted, Sussex
    Florence Marchant, F, Boarder, age 2, born Mayfield, Sussex

14BeulahBartholomew Spain, M, Head, married, age 53, born Shoreham, Kent; occupation: retired corn merchant
    Henrietta Spain, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Kennington, Surrey
    Jane M Turner, F, Stepdaughter, single, age 16, born Clapham, Surrey
    Theodora Turner, F, Stepdaughter, age 13, born Clapham, Surrey
    Abraham Turner, M, Stepson, age 12, born Barking, Essex; occupation: scholar
    Fredrick Turner, M, Stepson, age 9, born Deptford, Kent; occupation: scholar

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