The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1861 Rotherfield Census (including Crowborough)
Reference RG9/574: Rotherfield Enumeration District No 8
Part of the Parish of Rotherfield commencing at Jarvis Brook on to Sandhills by Fordbrook to the Boundary of the Parish at Brick Barn Hill keeping the Boundary of the Parish to the Sheeplain, back to Coldharbour and Jarvis Brook including Walshes, Burnt Oak, Brook House, Sweethaws, Slafin Gill, Moses, Adams, Stone Cross, the Rocks and Highbroom.
Enumerator: George Allcorn.
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

9Crowboro [Quarry House]James Pryce, M, Head, married, age 50, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Eliza Pryce, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Buxted, Sussex
    Amos Pryce, M, Son, single, age 20, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

9High BroomHenry Hoadley, M, Head, widowed, age 55, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Ann Hoadley, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper
    George T Tester, M, Grandson, age 10m, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    James Tester, M, Son-in-law, widowed, age 20, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

9High BroomJames Bishop, M, Head, married, age 33, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Phebe Bishop, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Emily A S Bishop, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, Sussex

9BrooksRichard Fermor, M, Head, married, age 64, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 30 acres
    Sophia Fermor, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Eversholt, Bedfordshire
    Thomas Fermor, M, Son, single, age 31, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's son
    Hannah Card, F, Mother-in-law, widowed, age 84, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: almswoman

9Hurtis HillJohn Novice, M, Head, married, age 52, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 33 acres
    Debora Novice, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Fredrich J Novice, M, Son, married, age 25, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's son
    Elizabeth S Novice, F, Daughter-in-law, married, age 35, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's wife
    Mary A L Novice, F, Granddaughter, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    George Mankelow, M, age 6, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar (almschild)

9Alice BrightJoseph Lilley, M, Head, married, age 44, born Old Bolling Broke, Lincolnshire; occupation: farmer of 130 acres employing 2 men and 2 boys
    Ann Lilley, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Sibsy, Lincolnshire
    Louisa Lilley, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Friston, Lincolnshire
    Mary A Lilley, F, Daughter, age 11, born Fulstow, Lincolnshire
    Robert G Lilley, M, Son, age 8, born Corringham, Lincolnshire
    Hannah M Lilley, F, Daughter, age 6, born Stamford, Lincolnshire
    Joseph Lilley, M, Son, age 1, born Rotherfield, Sussex

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