The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Rotherfield Census (including Crowborough)
South East of Crowborough including Chapel Green, Black Nest, Coldharbour, Jarvis Brook and Crowborough Station Railway Hotel
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

10Fermer RoadHenry Akehurst, M, Head, married, age 26, born Withyham; occupation: shoe maker journeyman
    Susannah Akehurst, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Withyham
    Henry Akehurst, M, Son, age 3, born Withyham
    William Akehurst, M, Son, age 1, born Rotherfield
    Anna Akehurst, F, Daughter, age 4 m, born Rotherfield

10Fermer RoadAnnie Spiers, F, Head, single, age 41, born Middlesex; occupation Annuitant
    Laurel Ellen Spiers, F, Sister, single, age 38, born London; occupation Annuitant

10Fermer RoadRichard Price, M, Head, married, age 63, born Rotherfield; occupation Farm labourer
    Sarah Price, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Rotherfield
    Henry Baker, M, Lodger, married, age 22, born Waldron; occupation: farm labourer
    Harriet Baker, F, Lodger's Wife, married, age 16, born Rotherfield

10White Road HouseCaroline Tayler, F, Head, widowed, age 61, born Rotherfield; occupation: farmer
    Mary Ware, F, Sister, widowed, age 67, born Rotherfield
    Harriet Taylor, F, Sister, married, age 58, born Rotherfield
    Emily Achworth, F, Niece, married, age 45, born Brighton; occupation domestic servant

10Rose CottageJohn Mackellow, M, Head, married, age 62, born Rotherfield; occupation: builder
    Deliah Mackellow, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Rotherfield
    Charles Mackellow, M, Son, single, age 28, born Rotherfield; occupation: bricklayer journeyman
    William Mackellow, M, Son, single, age 24, born Rotherfield; occupation: bricklayer journeyman
    Ellen Mackellow, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Rotherfield
    Frances Mackellow, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Rotherfield
    John Mackellow, M, Son, single, age 16, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Elizabeth Mackellow, F, Mother, widowed, age 80, born Rotherfield

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