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

15Shorn BrookAlfred Bellingham, M, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 20 acres employing 1 man
    Caroline Bellingham, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Emma Bellingham, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Maresfield, Sussex
    Charles Bellingham, M, Son, age 7, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Frank Heasman, M, Servant, single, age 15, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servant

15PellensEdward Berwick, M, Head, married, age 26, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Elizabeth Berwick, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Rotherfield, Sussex

15PellensHenry Rogers, M, Head, married, age 47, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Martha Rogers, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Rotherfield, Sussex

15PellensJesse Izzard, M, Head, married, age 30, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Edith Izzard, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Edith Izzard, F, Daughter, age 8m, born Rotherfield, Sussex

15PellensHarriett Wigmore, F, Head, married, age 48, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's wife
    Henry Wigmore, M, Son, single, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Sarah Ann Wigmore, F, Daughter, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Eliza Wigmore, F, Daughter, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Nance Wigmore, F, Daughter, age 2, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Mary Wigmore, F, Visitor, married, age 25, born Harrietsham, Kent; occupation: farm labourer's wife

15PellensJohn Hobbs, M, Head, married, age 31, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: platelayer's labourer
    Mary Ann Hobbs, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Edward John Hobbs, M, Son, age 3, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    George William Hobbs, M, Son, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

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