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

10Boars HeadJames Izzard, M, Head, married, age 27, born Rotherfield; occupation: gardener
    Rose Izzard, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Rotherfield
    James Izzard, M, Son, age 1, born Rotherfield

10Cooks CornerCaleb Taylor, M, Head, married, age 30, born Withyham; occupation: farm labourer
    Mercy Taylor, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Withyham
    Ruth Taylor, F, Daughter, age 6, born Withyham; occupation: scholar
    Rhoda Taylor, F, Daughter, age 4, born Withyham; occupation: scholar
    James C. Taylor, M, Son, age 2, born Withyham
    Infant Taylor, M, Son, age 3 d, born Rotherfield

10Pilmer LaneTrayton Bailey, M, Head, married, age 65, born Mayfield; occupation Farm labourer
    Frances Bailey, F, Wife, married, age 59, born Withyham
    Amos Bailey, M, Son, single, age 21, born Rotherfield; occupation Farm labourer
    Alice Bailey, F, Daughter, age 13, born Rotherfield; occupation Domestic servant

10Common WoodRichard Crittle, M, Head, married, age 55, born Rotherfield; occupation Brick maker's labourer
    Sally Crittle, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Heathfield
    David J. Crittle, M, Son, age 12, born Rotherfield; occupation Scholar
    Phillis L. Crittle, F, Daughter, age 8, born Rotherfield; occupation Scholar

101 Pilmer LaneGeorge Histed, M, Head, married, age 64, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Hannah Histed, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Rotherfield
    George Histed, M, Son, single, age 21, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer
    William Histed, M, Son, single, age 15, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Mercy Crittle, F, Grand Daughter, age 5, born Withyham; occupation: scholar

102 Pilmer LaneEliza Porter, F, Head, widowed, age 71, born Rotherfield; occupation Charwoman
    Jesse Porter, M, Son, single, age 30, born Rotherfield; occupation Farm labourer

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