The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1861 Rotherfield Census (including Crowborough)
Reference RG9/574: Rotherfield Enumeration District No 2
Part of the Parish of Rotherfield commencing of at Mr Gowerss corner in the Village and keep the High Road to Mark Cross and from thence to the boundary of the Parish at the corner of Knapp Wood on the Frant Road and from thence to the Gravel Pit on Saxonbury Hill taking the Road to Green Hedges and Spratts Bottom then take the Road to Cowford Bridge keeping the main Road back to Mr Gower's Corner taking all the Houses within that boundary.
Enumerator: Richard Crittall
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 ancestry.co.uk
  • 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]
 
Sheet    Place    Census entry
1Stockwell HouseSarah Fry, F, Head, single, age 35, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: almswoman
1Spout Farm HouseRobert Crittall, M, Head, widowed, age 74, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 160 acres employing 3 labourers
1Town RowAnthony Heasman, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: master shoemaker employing 1 man
1Town RowCharles Harman, M, Head, married, age 33, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
1Town RowGeorge Heasman, M, Head, married, age 35, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1Town RowWilliam Lavender, M, Head, married, age 31, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2CattsSamuel Wickens, M, Head, married, age 34, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: corn dealer
2CattsReuben Russell, M, Head, married, age 44, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: tanner
2CattsHenry Parker, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3CattsWilliam Fry, M, Head, married, age 42, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3CattsJames Leonard, M, Head, married, age 53, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3CattsAnne Ridge, F, Head, married, age 43, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: sawyer's wife
3CattsGeorge Goldsmith, M, Lodger, single, age 34, born East Hoathly, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3CattsEphraim Bonds, M, Head, widowed, age 47, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4CattsIssac Tapsell, M, Head, married, age 68, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: carter
4Lodge Farm HouseJames Pratt, M, Head, married, age 33, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 36 acres
4Mark Cross Police StationWilliam Waghorn, M, Head, married, age 42, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: sergeant of police
4Mark Cross Toll GateEdward Maynard, M, Head, married, age 72, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: toll gate keeper
5Mark CrossGeorge Fairbrother, M, Head, married, age 28, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: grocer master
5Mark CrossJosiah Weston, M, Head, married, age 43, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
5Mark CrossJohn Standen, M, Head, married, age 41, born Southover, Sussex; occupation: master blacksmith
5Mark CrossArthur Jordan, M, Head, married, age 26, born Kingston, Surrey; occupation: farmer of 120 acres employing 2 labourers and 2 boys
5Mark CrossEdward Walter, M, Head, married, age 68, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 50 acres employing 1 labourer and 1 boy
6Mark CrossThomas Brown, M, Head, married, age 27, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: journeyman miller
6Mark CrossEdward J Walter, M, Head, married, age 25, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: miller & farmer of 110 acres employing 6 men and 1 boy
6Mark CrossBenjamin Jeffery, M, Head, married, age 28, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: master wheelwright
6Mark CrossJohn Baldwin, M, Head, married, age 54, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
6Mark CrossJames Diplock, M, Head, married, age 42, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
7Mark CrossJames Packham, M, Head, married, age 28, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
7Mark CrossPeter Bonds, M, Head, married, age 34, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carter
7Mark CrossJames Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 33, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
7Mark CrossJohn Stevens, M, Head, married, age 53, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
7Mark CrossNathanel W Gorringe, M, Head, widowed, age 56; occupation: shepherd
7Mark CrossAlfred Weston, M, Head, married, age 38, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
8Mark CrossHenry Packham, M, Head, married, age 32, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
8Mark CrossHenry Tickner, M, Head, married, age 27, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
8Mark CrossHannah Caine, F, Head, widowed, age 34, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: former farm labourer's wife
8Mark CrossMary Miles, F, Head, widowed, age 43, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: former farm labourer's wife
8Mark CrossJohn B Tickner, M, Head, married, age 60, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9Mark CrossJohn Hallett, M, Head, married, age 59, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9Mark CrossJames Berry, M, Lodger, widowed, age 38, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9Frights Farm HouseJoseph Hoadly, M, Head, married, age 34, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 110 acres employing 3 farm labourers and 1 boy
9Saxonbury HillCharles Gilbert, M, Head, married, age 32, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carter
9Towsers Lodge FarmJonathan Streatfield, M, Head, married, age 40, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 108 acres employing 2 labourers
10Forrest Farm HouseJohn Callow, M, Head, married, age 26, born Gloucestershire; occupation: farm labourer
10Forrest Farm HouseGeorge Parker, M, Head, married, age 43, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
10Forrest Farm HouseGeorge Packham, M, Lodger, single, age 22, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carter
10Stonehouse FarmHorace Hallett, M, Head, married, age 49, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 31 acres employing 1 man and 1 boy
10Town Row GreenJohn Bridger, M, Head, married, age 88, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10Town Row GreenWilliam Maskel, M, Head, married, age 75, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Town Row GreenMark Izzard, M, Head, married, age 53, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Town Row GreenJoshua Dan, M, Head, widowed, age 48, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Town Row Green [Woodside Cottage]William Foster, M, Head, married, age 59, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Town Row Green [Weleirs Farm]James Wickens, M, Head, widowed, age 77, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 3 acres
12Town Row GreenThomas Marchant, M, Head, married, age 32, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
12Town Row GreenWilliam Foster, M, Lodger, single, age 25, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
12Hole FarmJames Davison, M, Head, married, age 51, born Swineshead, Lincolnshire; occupation: farmer of 130 acres employing 3 men and 2 boys
12Town Row Green FarmJoseph Bridger, M, Head, married, age 47, born Hampshire; occupation: farmer of 90 acres employing 2 labourers
13Town Row Green [Heathfield]Jesse Sales, M, Head, married, age 47, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
13Town Row GreenWilliam Kidd, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
13Town Row GreenRichard Goodsell, M, Lodger, widowed, age 57, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
13VillageWilliam Burgess, M, Head, married, age 23, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: schoolmaster
14VillageJohn Harman, M, Head, married, age 32, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer employing 4 men
14VillageThomas Harman, M, Head, married, age 37, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer employing 7 men and 1 boy
14VillageJames Norman, M, Head, married, age 53, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: shoemaker
14VillageSamuel Fenner, M, Head, married, age 57, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: almsman
14VillageMary Cornwell, F, Head, widowed, age 59, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: almswoman
14VillageAbner Camfield, M, Head, married, age 35, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
15VillageWilliam Patterson, M, Head, married, age 44, born Co. Derry, Ireland; occupation: scripture reader
15VillageWilliam H Elphick, M, Head, married, age 33, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: master baker
15VillageJames Harman, M, Head, married, age 70, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
15VillageJohn Avice, M, Lodger, single, age 21, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: boot and shoemaker
15VillageStephen Histed, M, Head, married, age 25, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: master shoemaker employing 2 men
15Catts, VillageJames Wickens, M, Head, married, age 51, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: beerhouse keeper and farmer of 4 acres
16VillageGeorge Apps, M, Head, single, age 45, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: labourer
16VillageAbner Adams, M, Head, married, age 35, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: master wheelwright
16VillageWilliam Gower, M, Head, widowed, age 49, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: master grocer employing 1 man
16VillageGeorge Holmwood, M, Head, married, age 33, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
16VillageMary Ann Allen, F, Head, widowed, age 73, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: former farm labourer's wife
16VillageHenry Walter, M, Lodger, single, age 48, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
17VillageJames Martin, M, Head, married, age 37, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
17VillageHorace Hamilton, M, Head, married, age 49, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: veterinary surgeon
17VillageHarriett Fuller, F, Head, widowed, age 56, born Warehorne, Kent; occupation: former farm labourer's wife
17Town RowHenry Cole, M, Head, widowed, age 44, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
17Town RowJames Rodgers, M, Head, married, age 28, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
17Town Row [Salters]Samuel Brooman, M, Head, married, age 64, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
18Town Row [Salters]Henry Miles, M, Head, married, age 49, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: master tailor
18Town RowJames Richardson, M, Head, married, age 41, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
18Town Row [Biddenden Farm]Edward Paige, M, Head, married, age 72, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 130 acres employing 2 men
18Town RowAnn Isted, F, Head, widowed, age 62, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: almswoman (blacksmith's widow)
18Town RowWilliam Cooper, M, Head, married, age 32, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: master grocer and shoemaker

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