The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1871 Rotherfield Census (including Crowborough)
Reference RG10/1050: Rotherfield Enumeration District No 2
Part of the Parish of Rotherfield commencing at Mr Gowers corner in the village and keep the high Road to Mark Cross and from thence to the boundary of the Parish at Knapp Wood on the Frant Road and from thence to the Gravel Pit on Saxonberry Hill taking the Road to Greenhedges and Sprattsbottom then take the road to Cowford Bridge keeping the main Road back to Mr Gowers corner including Biddenden, Peckhams Hill, Townrow, Spout, Catts, Lodge Farm, Police Station and the whole of Mark Cross to Saxonberry Hill, Frights, Tousers Lodge, The Forest, Stone House, Green house, Woodside, Townrow Green and Heathfields.
Enumerator: Henry Hicks.
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 ancestry.co.uk
  • 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

3StockwellDavid Fenner, M, Head, widowed, age 47, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Ruth Fenner, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper
    James Fenner, M, Son, single, age 16, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Ann Fenner, F, Daughter, age 13, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

3Town RowAnthony Heasman, M, Head, married, age 49, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: master shoemaker employing 2 men
    Elizabeth Heasman, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Isabelle Heasman, F, Daughter, age 13, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    James Heasman, M, Son, age 9, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Alfred Heasman, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Frances Heasman, F, Daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Samuel Heasman, M, Son, age 2, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Robert Dray, M, Apprentice, single, age 16, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: shoemaker's apprentice

3Town RowEmelia Parker, F, Head, widowed, age 41, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: charwoman
    Philadelphia Parker, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Sarah Parker, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Caroline Parker, F, Daughter, age 14, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    George T Parker, M, Son, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Alfred Parker, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Emily Parker, F, Granddaughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, Sussex

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