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

18PalesgateWilliam Lockyer, M, Head, married, age 42, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Lockyer, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Horsmonden, Kent
    Henry J Lockyer, M, Son, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    William F Lockyer, M, Son, single, age 15, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Ann Lockyer, F, Daughter, age 14, born Fletching, Sussex
    Sarah E Lockyer, F, Daughter, age 12, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Emilly A Lockyer, F, Daughter, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Herbert J Lockyer, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Walter W P Lockyer, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Rhoda O Lockyer, F, Daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Sophia Lockyer, F, Daughter, age 10m, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Elizabeth Moon, F, Mother-in-law, single, age 75, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: annuitant

18PalesgateGeorge Chewter, M, Head, married, age 63, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Sarah Chewter, F, Wife, married, age 61, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Frank Chewter, M, Son, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

18PalesgateWilliam Robertson, M, Head, married, age 21, born Wickhambrook, Suffolk; occupation: farm labourer
    Hannah Robertson, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    George William Robertson, M, Son, age 1m, born Rotherfield, Sussex

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