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

6Police StationGeorge Wood, M, Lodger, single, age 27, born Lindfield, Sussex; occupation: police constable

6Mark CrossSamuel Rummery, M, Head, married, age 36, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: toll collector (turnpike)
    Mary A Rummery, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Burwash, Sussex
    Thomas Rummery, M, Son, age 9, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Samuel Rummery, M, Son, age 7, born Hollington, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    David R Rummery, M, Son, age 3, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    William G Rummery, M, Son, age 3m, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Richard Rummery, M, Brother, single, age 26, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: pensioner 3 Btn 60th Royal Rifles

6Mark CrossWilliam Fillery, M, Head, married, age 40, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: master grocer and butcher
    Harriett Fillery, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Ashburnham, Sussex
    Harriett Fillery, F, Daughter, age 12, born Buckinghamshire; occupation: scholar
    Edward W Fillery, M, Son, age 10, born Buckinghamshire; occupation: scholar
    William G Fillery, M, Son, age 10, born Buckinghamshire; occupation: scholar
    Peter S Fillery, M, Son, age 5, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: scholar

6Mark CrossHenry Still, M, Head, married, age 25, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: blacksmith journeyman
    Ellen Still, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Ellen C Still, F, Daughter, age 4m, born Rotherfield, Sussex

6Mark CrossAnn Weston, F, Head, widowed, age 50, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: alms woman
    James Weston, M, Son, single, age 25, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter journeyman
    Sarah Weston, F, Daughter, age 12, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Walter Weston, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

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