The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1861 Rotherfield Census (including Crowborough)
Reference RG9/574: Rotherfield Enumeration District No 10
All that remaining part of the Parish of Rotherfield commencing at Paine's Corner to Maynard's Gate Keeping the stream to Johnson's Bridge the bottom of Hornshurst Wood to within eights Rods of Cowford Bridge on the Rotherfield Road to Brown's Cottage and the Village taking all on the West of the main Road to Walter's Brick Kiln, Water's Hill and Paine's Corner including the Hall, Rectory, Mottins Hill, the Warren, Peeps and Maynard's Gate Farms.
Enumerator: William Leonard.
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
1VillageWilliam King, M, Head, married, age 35, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: master grocer and draper
1VillageWilliam Norman, M, Head, married, age 42, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1VillageGeorge Wickens, M, Head, age 36, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1VillageCharles Card, M, Head, married, age 60, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 7 acres
1VillageWilliam Norman, M, Head, married, age 75, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1VillageStephen Moyce, M, Head, married, age 47, born St Mary Magdalen, Wigginhall, Norfolk; occupation: general practitioner and farmer of 3 acres employing 1 man
2VillageHenry Mankellow, M, Head, married, age 36, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2VillageJohn Martin, M, Head, married, age 50, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
2Village [Hope Cottage]Sophia Brooman, F, Head, widowed, age 56, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: shoebinder
2Village [Hope Cottage]Samuel Bellingham, M, Head, married, age 59, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3VillageJames Newnham, M, Head, married, age 26, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: police constable
3VillageWilliam Rogers, M, Head, married, age 26, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: shoemaker
3VillageJames Vinall, M, Head, married, age 51, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3VillageJohn Turk, M, Head, married, age 56, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4VillageAnn Wickins, F, Head, married, age 55, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: house proprietor
4Village [Forest Farm]Thomas Leonard, M, Head, widowed, age 85, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: retired farmer
4GeorgeHenry Filtness, M, Head, married, age 40, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: innkeeper and farmer of 9 acres
4VillageWilliam Verrall, M, Head, married, age 42, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: master blacksmith
5VillageSamuel Vineall, M, Head, married, age 33, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: corn merchant and farmer
5VillageJohn Newington, M, Head, married, age 77, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: retired farmer
5VillageWilliam Howell, M, Head, married, age 57, born Ditchling, Sussex; occupation: master grocer and draper
5VillageJames Baldwin, M, Head, married, age 32, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: master harness maker employing 7 men and 1 apprentice
5VillageJohn Head, M, Head, married, age 57, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
6VillageJames Cole, M, Head, widowed, age 88, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: almsman (former farm labourer)
6VillageMark Latter, M, Head, married, age 29, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: painter and plumber
6VillageGeorge Bruce, M, Head, married, age 39, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: master butcher and farmer of 65 acres employing 2 men
6VillageLois Ovenden, F, Head, widowed, age 53, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: almswoman
6VillageJames Adams, M, Head, married, age 73, born Herne, Kent; occupation: retired wheelwright
6VillageWilliam Leonard, M, Head, married, age 44, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
7Village [Church Road]James Weston, M, Head, married, age 59, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
7VillageGeorge Foster, M, Head, married, age 69, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: shoemaker
7VillageJohn Killick, M, Head, single, age 16, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: harness maker's apprentice
7Village [Court Farm]Benjamin Corke, M, Head, widowed, age 71, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 300 acres employing 7 men
7VillageJohn Heasman, M, Head, married, age 26, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
7VillageGeorge Edwards, M, Head, married, age 26, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: master grocer and draper employing 1 man
7VillageSarah Guest, F, Head, single, age 42, born Sandhurst, Kent; occupation: retired farmer's daughter
7VillageCharles Edwards, M, Head, married, age 38, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: master builder employing 6 men, 3 boys and 1 labourer
7VillageThomas Russell, M, Head, married, age 36, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: baptist minister of Providence Chapel
8VillageEdward Bonniface, M, Head, married, age 44, born Chiddingly, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
8VillageCharles Luck, M, Head, married, age 41, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: master boot and shoemaker
8RectoryEdward Bligh, M, Head, married, age 32, born London, Middlesex; occupation: rector and farmer of 115 acres employing 2 men and 1 boy
9PeepsWilliam Daws, M, Head, single, age 38, born Cookham, Berkshire; occupation: curate of Rotherfield M.A.
9PeepsRobert Bennett, M, Head, married, age 28, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: gardener
9Rother CottageSamuel Payne, M, Head, married, age 69, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9Rother CottageThomas Payne, M, Head, married, age 29, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
9Rother CottageJohn Norman, M, Head, married, age 53, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9Gravel HillReuben Fenner, M, Head, married, age 31, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9Gravel HillSarah Turner, F, Head, single, age 69, born Harrietsham, Kent; occupation: charwoman
9HallHenry Bligh, M, Head, married, age 26, born London, Middlesex; occupation: J.P. and farmer of 256 acres employing 8 labourers and 2 boys
10HallEdwin Hyder, M, Head, married, age 30, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10Mottins HillJeremiah Mankellow, M, Head, married, age 65, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10Mottins HillStephen Marchant, M, Head, married, age 38, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10Mottins HillHenry Payne, M, Head, married, age 23, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
11Mottins HillAlfred Allcorn, M, Head, married, age 33, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Mottins HillThomas Hobbs, M, Head, married, age 30, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Mottins HillJohn Wilmshurst, M, Head, married, age 49, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Mottins HillJohn Hobbs, M, Head, married, age 70, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11SypsesGeorge Allcorn, M, Head, married, age 57, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 213 acres employing 8 labourers and 2 boys, and vestry clerk
12SypsesGeorge Card, M, Head, married, age 58, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
12SypsesMichael Taylor, M, Head, married, age 60, born Ashburnham, Sussex; occupation: thatcher
12SypsesGeorge Martin, M, Lodger, single, age 25, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
12ClackhamsThomas Turk, M, Head, married, age 63, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: basket maker
12ClackhamsFrederick Martin, M, Head, married, age 26, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 4 acres
12ClackhamsGeorge Turk, M, Head, married, age 26, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: basket maker
12ClackhamsAlfred Marchant, M, Head, married, age 36, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
12ClackhamsWilliam Holmwood, M, Head, married, age 30, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carter
13Maynard's GateGeorge Ashby, M, Head, married, age 51, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: house proprietor and farmer of 8 acres
13Maynard's GateJames Rogers, M, Head, married, age 28, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
13Maynard's GateJames Cornford, M, Head, age 28, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 8 acres
13Scrag's CrossFrederick Allcorn, M, Head, married, age 28, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gardener
14Scrag's CrossAmos Wickins, M, Head, married, age 34, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
14Scrag's CrossHenry Allcorn, M, Head, married, age 45, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
14WarrenGeorge Hyder, M, Head, married, age 26, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 151 acres employing 3 labourers and 1 boy
14WarrenJames Allcorn, M, Head, widowed, age 49, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeper
14High GateElizabeth Brown, F, Head, widowed, age 63, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: almswoman
14VillageJohn Knight, M, Head, married, age 40, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: groom
15VillageJames Payne, M, Head, married, age 30, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter employing 4 men and 1 boy
15VillageWilliam Wickins, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: master butcher employing 1 boy
16VillageHenry Bennett, M, Head, married, age 52, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

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