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

7Hodges FarmJob Relf, M, Head, married, age 40, born Withyham, employs 1 man; occupation: farmer
    Lucy Relf, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Maresfield
    Caroline Relf, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Withyham; occupation: housekeeper
    Frank Relf, M, Son, single, age 13, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    John Relf, M, Son, age 9, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Edith Relf, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield

7Westons CottagesJohn Rogers, M, Head, married, age 75, born Maresfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Rogers, F, Wife, married, age 75, born Withyham

7Steel Cross Post Office & Grocers ShopCharles Weston, M, Head, married, age 55, born Wadhurst; occupation: grocer and post master
    Philadelphia Weston, F, Wife, married, age 59, born Lamberhurst
    Julia Weston, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Wadhurst; occupation: domestic servant
    John Weston, M, Son, single, age 15, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer

7Steel Cross Post Office & Grocers ShopFrederick Verrall, M, Lodger Head, married, age 23, born Rotherfield
    Mary Verrall, F, Lodger Wife, married, age 22, born Scotland
    Margarat Pickess, F, Lodger Mother In Law, married, age 42, born Scotland; occupation Visitor
    Henry Verrall, M, Lodger Son, age 18 m, born Surrey

7Steel Cross SchoolsJane Fleet, F, Head, single, age 26, born London; occupation: elementary teacher
    Elizabeth F. Fleet, F, Sister, single, age 23, born London; occupation: elementary teacher

71 Hodges CottagesRichard Killick, M, Head, married, age 23, born Rotherfield; occupation: gardener
    Mary Killick, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Rotherfield
    Harriet E. Killick, F, Daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Annie L. Killick, F, Daughter, age 7 m, born Barcombe

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