The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1841 Mayfield Census
Reference: Rotherfield Enumeration District 12
From Hadlowdown Church by the boundary of the Parish to the Wilderness House and thence to Motts Mill and from thence to the Turnpike road leading from Mayfield to Lewes over Mayfield Common, thence by the Turnpike road to the Crossways at Croust and take all the houses on the West and North West of the road and from Croust back to Hadlowdown Church taking all on the South and South West of the road.
Enumerator Thomas Weston and Registrar W. Wallis
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

2Hadlow DownRichard Martin, M, Head, age 37, born Sussex; occupation: school master
    Anna Martin, F, [Wife], age 33, born Sussex
    James Thomas Martin, M, [Son], age 8, born Sussex
    Richard Alfred Martin, M, [Son], age 6, born Sussex
    Charles E. Martin, M, [Son], age 3, born Sussex
    Henry W. Martin, M, [Son], age 1, born Sussex

2Hadlow DownGeorge Smith, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: farmer
    Jane Smith, F, [Wife], age 29, born Sussex
    Jane Smith, F, [Daughter], age 12, born Sussex
    Jesse Smith, M, [Son], age 10, born Sussex
    Thomeson Smith, F, [Daughter], age 2, born Sussex
    N/K Smith, F, [Daughter], age 1 week, born Sussex
    Philidelphia Pilben, F, age 60 to 64, born Sussex; occupation Servant

2Hadlow DownAlfred Martin, M, Head, age 17, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    George Martin, M, [Brother], age 12, born Sussex
    Frances Martin, F, [Sister], age 10, born Sussex
    Thomeson Martin, F, [Sister], age 8, born Sussex

2Hadlow DownThomas Peerless, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: wheelwright
    Eliza Peerless, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born Sussex
    James Gower, M, age 50 to 54, born Sussex; occupation: army pensioner
    Annesley Parks, F, age 14, born Sussex; occupation Servant

2Hadlow DownJames Parker, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Melina Parker, F, [Wife], age 36, born Sussex
    Henry Foord, M, age 5, born Sussex
    George Vinten, M, age 2, born Sussex

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