The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1851 Rotherfield Census
Reference: HO 107 1640, Rotherfield Registration District, Folios 30-41 in the Rotherfield Enumeration District 1c
From the Boars Head Inn by the Turnpike Road leading to Tunbridge Wells to the Crown Corner then taking the boundary of the Parish on the East to the two cottages at the corner of Nap Wood, and from thence to Gravel Pit on Saxonbury Hill, taking the road past Green Hedges to Sprats Bottom, then by the Stream to Cowford Bridge, keeping up the road about eight roods then turn in the gate at the bottom of Hornshurst Wood past Turks taking the house, then over Johnsons Bridge along the bottom of Lime Kiln Forest taking Testers and Browns houses and come out at the Boars Head Inn.
Enumerator - William Wickenden

Id Property Person Position Date of Birth Place of Birth
005Cronks FarmAnnelsey Rawlins [Piddlesden]Head; widowed; employs 5 people; occupation Farmer1796Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Eliza RawlinsDaughter18th Mar 1829Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Ansley RawlinsDaughter1832County of Middlesex
William RawlinsSon1834Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Hopperton [Rawlins]Daughter23rd Mar 1840Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Joseph Wickens, farm labourerServant; occupation Farm Labourer1834Parish of Crowborough, Sussex
John WareServant; occupation Farm Labourer1831Parish of Buxted, Sussex
George TidyServant; occupation Farm Labourer1832Parish of Buxted, Sussex
Amos Marchant, gamekeeperServant; occupation: farm labourer22nd Nov 1830Parish of Crowborough, Sussex
William Alchorne, farm bailiffServant; occupation: farm labourer1798Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex

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These are derived census records that have been enhanced as further data becomes available. For example - the surname at birth of a wife is derived from the census return or a corresponding parish record - the date of birth is derived from the age recorded on the census and refined where a parish record has been matched - the occupation has been unified (e.g. Ag Lab, Farm Lab, and many other such recordings are all displayed as Farm labourer).

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