The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1871 Rotherfield Census (including Crowborough)
Reference RG10/1050: Rotherfield Enumeration District No 6
Part of the Parish of Rotherfield commencing at Mr Kings Shop at Frogs Hole taking the Cottages to Jarvis Brook to the Crossways at Coldharbour keeping the North side of the Road to Crowboro Cross then take the Road to the White Hart and Frogs Hole including the Railway Station, Hotel, Towners Hill, Beeches, White Hart, Chapel, Roundabouts, Blacknest and Cock Mount Cottages.
Enumerator: William Wickens.
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

16Crowborough [Vicarage]John J W Turner, M, Head, widowed, age 76, born London; occupation: clergyman of Crowborough Chapel , C. of. E.
    Frances Duval, F, Servant, single, age 26[?], born Up-Marden, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper
    Alice Midmore, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: cook
    Lucy A Wickens, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: house maid

16CrowboroughWilliam Taylor, M, Head, married, age 59[?], born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 4 acres and master carpenter
    Eliza Taylor, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    William Pratt, M, Lodger, married, age 22, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: miller journeyman
    Louisa Pratt, F, Lodger's wife, married, age 25, born Withyham, Sussex
    John E Pratt, M, [Lodger's] son, age 5m, born Rotherfield, Sussex

16Crowborough [Postern Cottage]James Sands, M, Head, married, age 63, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: farmer of 10 acres employing 1 labourer and land owner
    Eliza Sands, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Hertford, Hertfordshire

16CrowboroughMaria Fermor, F, Head, widowed, age 57, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: annuitant
    Eliza Fermor, F, Daughter, age 12, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

16CrowboroughWilliam Berwick, M, Head, married, age 48, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Eliza Berwick, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Eliza J Berwick, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Thomas Wickens, M, Lodger, single, age 22, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
    William Bignall, M, Lodger, single, age 20, born Eastbourne, Sussex; occupation: plasterer journeyman
    Thomas Miles, M, Lodger, widowed, age 69, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

16CrowboroughHenry Killick, M, Head, married, age 54, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: master wheelwright
    Elizabeth Killick, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Cowden, Kent

16CrowboroughCharles Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 36, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Harriett Dadswell, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Mary A Dadswell, F, Daughter, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Jane Dadswell, F, Daughter, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Sarah Dadswell, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Harriett Dadswell, F, Daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    James C Dadswell, M, Son, age 2, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Rose Dadswell, F, Daughter, age 9m, born Rotherfield, Sussex

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