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
  • 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

4Town RowCharles Hook, M, Head, married, age 65, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary A Hook, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Fletching, Sussex
    Alice Hook, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Maresfield, Sussex
    Henry Hook, M, Son, single, age 16, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
    James Hook, M, Son, age 14, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servant

4CattsIsabella Bassett, F, Head, married, age 30, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm lsbourer's wife
    Walter Bassett, M, Son, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Charlotte Dadswell, F, Grandmother, widowed, age 86, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: annuitant

4CattsJemima Russell, F, Head, widowed, age 46, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: alms woman
    Alex Russell, M, Son, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Henry Russell, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

4CattsThomas Coleman, M, Head, married, age 25, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Sarah Coleman, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    William Coleman, M, Son, age 4d, born Rotherfield, Sussex

4CattsJames Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 48, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Lucy Dadswell, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Maresfield, Sussex
    Ansley Dadswell, F, Daughter, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Charlotte Dadswell, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

4CattsDaniel Deacon, M, Head, married, age 33, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Ann Deacon, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    William Deacon, M, Son, age 8, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

4CattsIsaac Tapp, M, Head, married, age 79, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Hannah Tapp, F, Wife, married, age 75, born Warehorne, Kent

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