The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1871 Rotherfield Census (including Crowborough)
Reference RG10/1050: Rotherfield Enumeration District No 5
Part of the Parish of Rotherfield commencing at Johnsons Bridge taking the Stream to Maynards Gate and Frogs Hole to the Beeches and Crowboro X then to Cooks Corner and Oarsnash to Boarshead inn and Johnsons Bridge including the Cottage at Pales Gate, Steel Cross House, Poundfield, Charity House, Steel Cross Farm and Boarshead Street, Crowborough Cross and Houses on Turnpike.
Enumerator: George Allcorn, Jun.
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

1Rose Hill HouseMary Barton, F, Head, widowed, age 75, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 7 acres
    Amos Barton, M, Grandson, age 11, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Charles William Stace, M, Son-in-law, married, age 37, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation: blacksmith journeyman
    Ellen Stace, F, Daughter, married, age 34, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Esther Stace, F, Granddaughter, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Mary Stace, F, Granddaughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    James Stace, M, Grandson, age 3, born Rotherfield, Sussex

1Hyders FarmRichard Berry, M, Head, married, age 42, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 25 acres
    Harriett Berry, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Alfred J Berry, M, Son, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    George E Berry, M, Son, age 9, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

1Poters GreenJames Wigmore, M, Head, married, age 26, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Harriett Wigmore, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Kate Wigmore, F, Daughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, Sussex

1Poters GreenWilliam Moon, M, Head, married, age 69, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Moon, F, Wife, married, age 66, born Rotherfield, Sussex

1Gurrs FarmJohn Baldwin, M, Head, married, age 57, born Wrotham, Kent; occupation: farmer of 12 acres
    Ann Baldwin, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    John Baldwin, M, Son, single, age 21, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Elizabeth Baldwin, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    George Baldwin, M, Son, age 13, born Rotherfield, Sussex

1Charity FarmJames Card, M, Head, married, age 64, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 50 acres employing 1 labourer
    Ann Card, F, Wife, married, age 62, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Elizabeth Card, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    George Tidey, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm servant

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