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

7Mark CrossWilliam Hendley, M, Head, married, age 42, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer and beerhouse keeper
    Eliza Hendley, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    William R Hendley, M, Son, single, age 18, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Albert Hendley, M, Son, age 8, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Harriett E Hendley, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar

7Mark CrossEdward Walter, M, Head, married, age 78, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: retired farmer
    Nancy Walter, F, Wife, married, age 74, born Wadhurst, Sussex
    Sarah Payne, F, Nurse, widowed, age 48, born Burstow, Surrey; occupation: nurse and housekeeper
    Mary J Callow, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant

7Mark CrossDavid Duplock, M, Head, married, age 54, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeper
    Rhoda Duplock, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Harriett Duplock, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Sarah Duplock, F, Daughter, age 11, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Mary Duplock, F, Daughter, age 7, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Elizabeth Duplock, F, Daughter, age 3, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

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