The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex

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1861 Rotherfield Census (including Crowborough)
Reference RG9/574: Rotherfield Enumeration District No 10
All that remaining part of the Parish of Rotherfield commencing at Paine's Corner to Maynard's Gate Keeping the stream to Johnson's Bridge the bottom of Hornshurst Wood to within eights Rods of Cowford Bridge on the Rotherfield Road to Brown's Cottage and the Village taking all on the West of the main Road to Walter's Brick Kiln, Water's Hill and Paine's Corner including the Hall, Rectory, Mottins Hill, the Warren, Peeps and Maynard's Gate Farms.
Enumerator: William Leonard.
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

5VillageSamuel Vineall, M, Head, married, age 33, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: corn merchant and farmer
    Jane Vineall, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Warbleton, Sussex
    William Vineall, M, Son, age 9, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar of 7 years
    Mary Vineall, F, Daughter, age 7, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Elizabeth Vineall, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, Sussex

5VillageJohn Newington, M, Head, married, age 77, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: retired farmer
    Elizabeth Newington, F, Wife, married, age 70, born Brightling, Sussex

5VillageWilliam Howell, M, Head, married, age 57, born Ditchling, Sussex; occupation: master grocer and draper
    Hannah Howell, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Elizabeth Howell, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: draper's shopwoman
    John Howell, M, Son, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: grocer's shopman
    Naomi Howell, F, Daughter, age 12, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    James Kemp, M, Nephew, single, age 17, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: grocer's shopman

5VillageJames Baldwin, M, Head, married, age 32, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: master harness maker employing 7 men and 1 apprentice
    Ann Baldwin, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Snargate, Kent
    Kate Baldwin, F, Daughter, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    John Baldwin, M, Son, age 4, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Frances Dunster, F, Boarder, single, age 25, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: dressmaker

5VillageJohn Head, M, Head, married, age 57, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Jenny Head, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: laundress
    Charlotte Head, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: laundress
    George Head, M, Son, single, age 18, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
    Isabella Head, F, Daughter, age 15, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

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