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

7Hadlow DownEdward Hope, M, Head, age 47, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Sarah Hope, F, [Wife], age 45 to 49, born Sussex
    John Hope, M, [Son], age 10, born Sussex
    Sarah Allen Hope, F, [Daughter], age 5, born Sussex

7Coleshall GreenHenry Edwards, M, Head, age 42, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Edwards, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born Sussex
    James Martin, M, age 16, born Sussex
    Edward Martin, M, age 15, born Sussex
    John Martin, M, age 13, born Sussex
    Emily Martin, F, age 7, born Sussex

7CroustThomas Russell, M, Head, age 79, born Sussex; occupation Farmer
    Mary Hook, F, age 65 to 69, born Sussex; occupation: servant
    Jane Russell, F, age 14, born Sussex; occupation Servant

7Croust CottageHenry Bishop, M, Head, age 24, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Pheby Bishop, F, [Wife], age 23, born Sussex
    Mary Bishop, F, [Daughter], age 2, born Sussex
    Benjamin Bishop, M, [Son], age 1, born Sussex

7ScotthurstCatherine Wrotham, F, Head, age 66, born Sussex; occupation Independent
    Ann Wrotham, F, age 50 to 54

7ScotthurstJohn Foord, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Lettice Foord, F, [Daughter], age 13, born Sussex
    John Foord, M, [Son], age 12, born Sussex
    Thomas Foord, M, [Son], age 10, born Sussex
    Mary Foord, F, [Daughter], age 7, born Sussex

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