The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Rotherfield Census (including Crowborough)
North East of Crowborough including Charity Farm, Crowborough Cross, Aln House, Luxford Farm, Cooks Corner and Pales Gate
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

5Pratts FarmJesse Brown, M, Head, married, age 34, born Buxted; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Brown, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Rotherfield
    Mary Brown, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Anne Brown, F, Daughter, age 18 m, born Rotherfield

51 Brighton RoadThomas Latter, M, Head, married, age 58, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Eliza Latter, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Bedfordshire

52 Brighton RoadOwen Paine, M, Head, married, age 40, born Rotherfield; occupation: carpenter journeyman
    Sarah Paine, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Rutland
    Mary A. Paine, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Rotherfield; occupation: domestic servant
    Arthur J. Paine, M, Son, age 10, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Lewis P. Paine, M, Son, age 9, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Ellen Paine, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Willie Paine, M, Son, age 3, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Ernest Paine, M, Son, age 1, born Rotherfield
    William Bailey, M, Lodger, single, age 36, born Rotherfield; occupation Farm labourer

5Luxford CottagePeter Henley, M, Head, married, age 48, born Mayfield; occupation: farmer
    Phoebe Henley, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Rotherfield
    Daisy Henley, F, Daughter, age 12, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Mabel Henley, F, Daughter, age 10, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Mary Henley, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar

5St Elliotts CottageWilliam Potter, M, Head, married, age 25, born Marden; occupation Farm labourer
    Ann Potter, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Withyham
    Bertha Potter, F, Daughter, age 7, born Withyham; occupation Scholar
    Libyian A. Potter, F, Daughter, age 1, born Rotherfield

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