The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Rotherfield Census (including Crowborough)
North of Crowborough including Laurell Trees, Orznash, Bullfinches, Burchden, Cobbarn and Eridge
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

14CobbarnRichard Luxford, M, Head, widowed, age 67, born Rotherfield; occupation Road Labourer
    Amos Luxford, M, Son, single, age 30, born Rotherfield; occupation Garden Labourer
    Eliza Izzard, F, Servant, single, age 51, born Rotherfield; occupation: housekeeper

14CobbarnThomas Fenner, M, Head, married, age 43, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Caroline Fenner, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Rotherfield
    Charles Fenner, M, Son, age 12, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Emma Ann Fenner, F, Daughter, age 9, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    William Henry Fenner, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Caroline Frances Fenner, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Albert Edward Fenner, M, Son, age 2, born Rotherfield
    Mary Ann Fenner, F, Daughter, age 4 m, born Rotherfield
    Alfred Sayers, M, Boarder, single, age 34, born Wales; occupation Farm Labourer

14CobbarnGeorge Tasker, M, Head, married, age 26, born Rotherfield; occupation: garden labourer
    Sophia Tasker, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Rotherfield
    Arthur Tasker, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield
    Archie Tasker, M, Son, age 2, born Rotherfield
    John Tasker, M, Brother, single, age 21, born Rotherfield; occupation: garden labourer

14Cobbarn SmithyThomas Muggeridge, M, Head, married, age 37, born Surrey; occupation: blacksmith journeyman
    Louise Muggeridge, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Buckinghamshire

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