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1891 Rotherfield Census (including Crowborough)
Reference RG12/782: Rotherfield Enumeration District No 4
Enumerator: Mr George Hyder
Being that part commencing at the Boars Head Inn taking the North West side of the Turnpike Road to the Crown turning and Boundary of the Parish to Orznash and then in a straight line to the Boarshead inn. Contents comprising Stonehouse, Renbys, Hamsell, Eridge Railway Station, Hamsell Hills, Fostal Cottages, Warren Rocks, Leelands, Hollambys, Pinstraws, Orznash, Motts, Bullfinch and Birchden
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

6Renby GrangeAlbert Brown Ghuey, M, Head, married, age 49, born Kensington, Middlesex; occupation: civil engineer
    Ellen Mary Ghuey, F, Wife, married, age 33, born St George Hanover Square, Middlesex
    Cuthbert Ghuey, M, Son, age 9, born Kensington, Middlesex
    Jane Ryder, F, Servant, single, age 29, born Little Chesterfield, Essex; occupation Cook
    Barbara Cumming, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Dunrobin, Sutherland; occupation: housemaid
    Emily Wilson, F, Servant, single, age 29, born St Helens, Jersey; occupation Parlourmaid
    Fanny Budd, F, Servant, single, age 14, born New Cross, London, occupation: under housemaid

6Renby Grange CottageHenry John Hawkins, M, Head, married, age 36, born Hainton, Devon; occupation: coachman
    Annie Maria Hawkins, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Hammersmith, Middlesex; occupation: laundress

6Laureltree CottageJames Hall, M, Head, married, age 49, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Emily Hall, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper
    James Hall, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Albert Hall, M, Son, age 4, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Edith Hall, F, Daughter, age 2m, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Charles Woodrow, M, Lodger, single, age 18, born Devon; occupation Farm Labourer

6LaureltreesJohn Norton, M, Head, married, age 54, born Capel, Kent; occupation Farm Bailiff
    Margaret Norton, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Cranbrook, Kent
    Emily Norton, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Capel, Kent
    Frank Norton, M, Son, single, age 19, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation Shepherd
    Mabel Norton, F, Daughter, age 16, born Brenchley, Kent
    Rose Norton, F, Daughter, age 12, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation Scholar

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