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1928Rotherfield - The Story of some Wealden Manors by Catharine Pulleinp. 44; p. 157; p. 158; p. 159

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6th Jun 1841CensusJames Blunden, M, Head, age 51, born Sussex, occupation: farmerJames BlundenRother Farm1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusLydia Blunden, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexLydia Blunden
6th Jun 1841CensusAmos Blunden, M, [Son], age 9, born SussexAmos Blunden
6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Blunden, F, [Daughter], age 6, born SussexAnn Blunden
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Blunden, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexMary Ann Blunden
6th Jun 1841CensusSusan Blunden, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexSusan Blunden
6th Jun 1841CensusHarriot Blunden, F, [Daughter], age 3 months, born SussexHarriet Blunden
6th Jun 1841CensusEliza Kidd, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantEliza Kidd

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Duplock, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Diplock, farm labourerRother Cottage1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Duplock, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexAnn Duplock [Leonard]
6th Jun 1841CensusHorace Duplock, M, [Son], age 13, born SussexHorace Duplock
6th Jun 1841CensusLeonard Duplock, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexThomas Leonard Duplock
6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Duplock, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexHenry Duplock

6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Johnstone, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation Royal NavyLieutenant Henry Hope Johnstone, Esquire, Royal NavyRother House1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusMaria Johnstone, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexMaria Grace Johnstone
6th Jun 1841CensusCharles Johnstone, M, [Son], age 8Charles H. Johnstone
6th Jun 1841CensusCaroline Johnstone, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexCaroline Blanche Johnstone
6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Johnstone, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexGeorge Johnstone
6th Jun 1841CensusCaroline Castleman, F, age 40 to 44, born Sussex, occupation: servantCaroline S. Castleman
6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Turner, F, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation ServantSarah Turner
6th Jun 1841Census- N/K, M, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation Servant- N/K
6th Jun 1841CensusMiriam Martin, F, age 16, born Sussex; occupation ServantMiriam Martin
6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Dann, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantThomas Dann

1851Johnstone, Hen. Hope, esq.Lieutenant Henry Hope Johnstone, Esquire, Royal NavyRotherhousePost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: Royal NavyLieutenant Henry Hope Johnstone, Esquire, Royal NavyRother House1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeMaria Grace Johnstone
30th Mar 1851CensusSonCharles H. Johnstone
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterCaroline Blanche Johnstone
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation CookSarah Turner
30th Mar 1851CensusSister-in-lawCaroline S. Castleman
30th Mar 1851CensusServant, occupation: housemaidHannah Allcorn [Barden]
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: groomJames Duplock

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: carpenterThomas Dann, carpenterRother House Cottage1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifePhiladelphia Dann [Norman]

7th Apr 1861CensusSamuel Payne, M, Head, married, age 69, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerSamuel Payne, farm labourerRother Cottage1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusMary Payne, F, Wife, married, age 67, born Mayfield, SussexMary Payne

7th Apr 1861CensusThomas Payne, M, Head, married, age 29, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourerThomas Payne, bricklayer's labourerRother Cottage1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusCaroline Payne, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Rotherfield, SussexCaroline Payne
7th Apr 1861CensusHarriet Baldock, F, Stepdaughter, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarHarriet Baldock
7th Apr 1861CensusEliza Baldock, F, Stepdaughter, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEliza Baldock

7th Apr 1861CensusJohn Norman, M, Head, married, age 53, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Norman, farm labourerRother Cottage1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusFrances Norman, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Hellingly, SussexFrances Norman

1867Directory entryLaw Mrs., Rother houseRother housePost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusHenry R Goldfinch, M, Head, married, age 54, born Hythe, Kent; occupation: retired barrister (late in Solicitor's office, Treasury) & land ownerHenry R. Goldfinch, retired barristerRother House Private1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusEmily R Goldfinch, F, Wife, married, age 46, born 9 Hinde Street, Manchester Square, LondonEmily R. Goldfinch
2nd Apr 1871CensusMary F Goldfinch, F, Daughter, age 14, born Regents Park, London; occupation: scholarMary F. Goldfinch
2nd Apr 1871CensusIsabel E Goldfinch, F, Daughter, age 12, born Regents Park, London; occupation: scholarIsabel E. Goldfinch
2nd Apr 1871CensusMarian C Goldfinch, F, Daughter, age 10, born Hillingdon, Middlesex; occupation: scholarMarian C. Goldfinch
2nd Apr 1871CensusAnne H Goldfinch, F, Daughter, age 9, born Hillingdon, Middlesex; occupation: scholarAnne H. Goldfinch
2nd Apr 1871CensusHenry H Goldfinch, M, Son, age 7, born Hillingdon, Middlesex; occupation: scholarHenry H. Goldfinch
2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam H Goldfinch, M, Son, age 4, born Hillingdon, MiddlesexWilliam H. Goldfinch
2nd Apr 1871CensusSarah Hall, F, single, age 42, born Blackheath, Kent; occupation: governessSarah Hall
2nd Apr 1871CensusAgnes Gibbs, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Abingdon, Berkshire; occupation: domestic sevant and lady's maidAgnes Gibbs
2nd Apr 1871CensusMercy Clark, F, Servant, single, age 39, born Ringmer, Sussex; occupation: domestic servant and cookMercy Clark
2nd Apr 1871CensusElizabeth Franklin, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Stanford in the Vale, Berkshire; occupation: domestic servant and housemaidElizabeth Franklin
2nd Apr 1871CensusJane Hamper, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Westmeston, Sussex; occupation: domestic servant and nurseJane Hamper
2nd Apr 1871CensusSarah Butler, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Oxfordshire; occupation: domestic servant and nurse maidSarah Butler
2nd Apr 1871CensusChristina Hayward, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: domestic servant and nurse maidChristina Hayward

1874Directory entryGoldfinch Hy. Robt. J.P., RotherhurstRotherhurstPost Office Directory

c 1875Castle Hill, Gravelhill & Argos Hill, South of Rotherfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyRotherhurst

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry R. Goldfinch, M, Head, married, age 64, born Hythe; occupation: J.P.Henry Robert Goldfinch, J.P.Rotherhurst1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmily R. Goldfinch, F, Wife, married, age 56, born MiddlesexEmily Reynolds Goldfinch [Solly]
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary H. Goldfinch, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born MiddlesexMary H. Goldfinch
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmily I. Goldfinch, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born MiddlesexEmily I. Goldfinch
3rd Apr 1881CensusMarian C. Goldfinch, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born MiddlesexMarian Catherine Goldfinch
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnnie H. Goldfinch, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born MiddlesexAnnie H. Goldfinch
3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry H. Goldfinch, M, Son, single, age 17, born Middlesex; occupation: scholarHenry H. Goldfinch
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharlotte Hill, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Somerset; occupation: cookCharlotte Hill
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah King, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Suffolk; occupation: housemaidSarah King
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmma Homewood, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Buxted; occupation: domestic servantEmma Homewood
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrances Mann, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Kirdford; occupation HousemaidFrances Mann

3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Brown, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield; occupation: coachmanRichard Brown, coachmanRotherhurst Cottage1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusCary Brown, F, Wife, married, age 39, born RotherfieldClara Brown
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Brown, M, Son, single, age 19, born Rotherfield; occupation: bricklayer's labourerWilliam Brown
3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Brown, M, Son, age 16, born Rotherfield; occupation: bricklayer's labourerJames Richard Brown
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Brown, M, Son, age 14, born RotherfieldGeorge Cedric Brown
3rd Apr 1881CensusEllen Brown, F, Daughter, age 12, born RotherfieldHelen Adelphia Brown

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Heasman, M, Head, married, age 23, born Buxted; occupation: gardenerWilliam Hesman, gardenerRotherhurst Cottage1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusAda C. Heasman, F, Wife, married, age 20, born SelseyAda Clara Heasman [Hart]
3rd Apr 1881CensusAda M. Heasman, F, Daughter, age 5 m, born RotherfieldAda Minnie Heasman

1882Directory entryGoldfinch Hy. Robt. J.P., RotherhurstRotherhurstKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusHenry R Goldfinch, M, Head, married, age 74, born Hythe, Kent; occupation: barrister and J.P. for SussexHenry R Goldfinch, barrister and J.P. for SussexRotherhurst1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusEmily R Goldfinch, F, Wife, married, age 66, born LondonEmily R Goldfinch
5th Apr 1891CensusMary F Goldfinch, F, Daughter, age 34, born LondonMary F Goldfinch
5th Apr 1891CensusEmily J Goldfinch, F, Daughter, age 32, born LondonEmily J Goldfinch
5th Apr 1891CensusAnne H Goldfinch, F, Daughter, age 29, born Hillingdon, MiddlesexAnne H Goldfinch
5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Kitchen, M, Servant, age 55, born Barnby Moor, Nottinghamshire; occupation: butlerJohn Kitchen
5th Apr 1891CensusArthur J Curd, M, Servant, age 17, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: footmanArthur J Curd
5th Apr 1891CensusHarriet Cassingham, F, Servant, age 26, born East Hoathly, Sussex; occupation: cookHarriet Cassingham
5th Apr 1891CensusUrsula Ham, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Marshall, Dorset; occupation: housemaidUrsula Ham
5th Apr 1891CensusAlice Olding, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Berkly, Somerset; occupation KitchenmaidAlice Olding
5th Apr 1891CensusEllen Berry, F, Servant, single, age 28, born Chipping Norden, Northamptonshire; occupation: housemaidEllen Berry

5th Apr 1891CensusArthur Albury, M, Head, married, age 46, born Midhurst, Sussex; occupation: coachmanArthur Albury, coachmanRotherhurst Cottage1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusPriscilla Ann Albury, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Graffham, SussexPriscilla Ann Albury
5th Apr 1891CensusArthur Albury, M, Son, age 10, born Isle Of Wight; occupation: scholarArthur Albury
5th Apr 1891CensusMargery Ellen Albury, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexMargery Ellen Albury
5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Andrew, M, Lodger, single, age 19, born Ditchling, Sussex; occupation: groomGeorge Andrew

5th Apr 1891CensusElizabeth M Chapman, F, Head, widowed, age 38, born Scotland, occupation: laundressElizabeth M Chapman, laundressRotherhurst Cottage1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusCharles Chapman, M, Son, age 14, born Cheam, Surrey, occupation: scholarCharles Chapman
5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Chapman, M, Son, age 11, born Cheam, Surrey, occupation: scholarWilliam Chapman
5th Apr 1891CensusEdward John Chapman, M, Son, age 6, born Cheam, Surrey, occupation: scholarEdward John Chapman
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