The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1841 Mayfield Census
Reference: Rotherfield Enumeration District 17
From Tanners Green to Scotfords Bridge and from thence by the Boundary of the Parish to Bunghurst and from thence to Herrings leaving Herrings House come down the road to Old Mill and from thence by the stream to Well Brook Bridge then up the road to Stone Cross and take the under road to Mayfield as far as the turning at the Chapel then along the South Street or Back Lane taking in the houses on both sides of the road as far as Mr Busses then take the footpath to Sandles and along the lane back to Tanners Green.
Enumerator Henry Martin 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

14N/KBenjamin Buss, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: attorney
    Eliza Buss, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born Sussex
    Benjamin Buss, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born Sussex
    Frances Buss, F, [Daughter], age 14, born Sussex
    Eliza Buss, F, [Daughter], age 13, born Sussex
    Sarah Buss, F, [Daughter], age 11, born Sussex
    William Buss, M, [Son], age 10, born Sussex
    Susannah Buss, F, [Daughter], age 8, born Sussex
    Elizabeth Buss, F, [Daughter], age 5, born Sussex
    Caroline Buss, F, [Daughter], age 4, born Sussex
    Victoria Buss, F, [Daughter], age 3, born Sussex

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