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

13Boares HeadWilliam Cork, M, Head, married, age 37, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Ann Cork, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Waldron, Sussex
    Mary Cork, F, Daughter, age 10, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Gemma Cork, F, Daughter, age 8, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    William Cork, M, Son, age 6, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Charles Cork, M, Son, age 4, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Alfred Cork, M, Son, age 2, born Frant, Sussex

13Boares HeadJames Lockyer, M, Head, widowed, age 78, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 53 acres employing 2 men
    James Lockyer, M, Son, single, age 47, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's son

13Boares HeadHenry Bartlett, M, Head, married, age 40, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Bartlett, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Mary Ann Bartlett, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Henry George Bartlett, M, Son, single, age 12, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Ruben Bartlett, M, Son, age 9, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    William Bartlett, M, Son, age 7, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Elizabeth Bartlett, F, Daughter, age 5, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Emley Bartlett, F, Daughter, age 2, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Alfred Bartlett, M, Son, age 1, born Rotherfield, Sussex

13Steel CrossJohn Ealey, M, Head, married, age 28, born Heddington, Wiltshire; occupation: domestic coachman
    Ellen Ealey, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Marlborough, Wiltshire; occupation: dairy woman

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