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 ancestry.co.uk
  • 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

15Early HillWilliam Smith, M, Head, married, age 59, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Caroline Smith, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Buxted
    William Smith, M, Son, single, age 17, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Walter Smith, M, Son, single, age 15, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Annie Smith, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Rotherfield; occupation: domestic servant
    George Smith, M, Son, age 11, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Harry Smith, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Thomas Smith, M, Son, age 5, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar

151 Pales GateHannah Thorn, F, Head, widowed, age 52, born Yorkshire; occupation Charwoman
    William Thorn, M, Son, single, age 27, born Brighton; occupation Farm labourer
    Henry Thorn, M, Son, single, age 23, born Yorkshire; occupation Farm labourer

152 Pales GateOwen Best, M, Head, married, age 41, born Rotherfield; occupation: farmer
    Ann Best, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Lamberhurst
    Ellen Best, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Rotherfield; occupation: domestic servant
    Edwin Best, M, Son, single, age 14, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary A. Best, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Kate Best, F, Daughter, age 11, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Owen Best, M, Son, age 9, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Alfred Best, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Alice Best, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Eliza Best, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield
    George Best, M, Son, age 3 m, born Rotherfield

153 Pales GateHenry Allcorn, M, Head, widowed, age 57, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer

153 Pales GateAlfred Baldock, M, Head, single, age 24, born Rotherfield, occupation: farm labourer

153 Pales GateAnn Fry, F, Hs Keeper (Head), single, age 20, born Uckfield
    Hugh Fry, M, Son, age 1, born Rotherfield

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