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

10Common Land HouseWilliam Henley, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Henny Henley, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born Sussex
    Caroline Henley, F, [Daughter], age 7, born Sussex
    Tilden Henley, M, [Son], age 5, born Sussex
    Sally Henley, F, [Daughter], age 3, born Sussex
    Jane Henley, F, [Daughter], age 3 months, born Sussex
    Annesly Tester, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex
    William Sands, M, age 12, born Sussex
    July Sands, F, age 9, born Sussex

10DudslandWilliam Mann, M, Head, age 60 to 64, born Sussex; occupation: farmer
    Martha Mann, F, [Wife], age 65 to 69, born Sussex
    Edwin Mann, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born Sussex
    John Avery, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servant
    Mary Thompson, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation Servant
    Ellen Haffenden, F, age 9, born Sussex; occupation: servant

10ScothhurstWilliam Cottingham, M, Head, age 42, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
    Lucy Cottingham, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born Sussex
    George Cottingham, M, [Son], age 9
    Amos Cottingham, M, [Son], age 7
    Sarah Cottingham, F, [Daughter], age 5
    Lucy Cottingham, F, [Daughter], age 3
    Ellen Cottingham, F, [Daughter], age 1, born Sussex
    Thomas Edwards, M, age 44, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    John Winter, M, age 11, born Sussex

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