The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1861 Mayfield Census
Reference RG9/574: Rotherfield Enumeration District No 13
Part of the Parish of Mayfield commencing at Wellbrook Bridge, then taking the Road to Butcher's Cross Gate including all on the South to Gate House taking the boundary of the Parish to Maynards Down and Herrings taking the Foot Path to Allens and Wellbrook then keeping the Stream to the Bridge including Miriams, the Cotteges on the East side of the Road at Five Ashes, Mears, Buttons, Leeds and Cowdens Farm
Enumerator: Joel Weston
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]
 
Sheet    Place    Census entry
1Welbrook CottageWilliam Hall, M, Head, married, age 30, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1Welbrook CottageDavid Dann, M, Head, married, age 40, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1Welbrook CottageWilliam Hammond, M, Head, married, age 32, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2Little Crabb CottageJane Apps, F, Head, widowed, age 70, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: laundress
2Little Crabb FarmJohn Stapley, M, Head, married, age 69, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer and highway surveyor
2Lower Co[W]Dens FarmGeorge Tooth, M, Head, single, age 34, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 60 acres employing 2 men and 1 boy
2CottageWilliam Ovenden, M, Head, married, age 35, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2New PinnJohn Stapley, M, Head, married, age 76, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 96 acres employing 2 men and 2 boys
2[New Pinn]Sophia Thompson, F, Head, widowed, age 47, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: shopkeeper
3CottageAlexander Bishop, M, Head, married, age 32, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3Leeds FarmJohn Weston, M, Head, married, age 50, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 63 acres employing 3 men and 1 boy
3Inwoods HouseWilliam Eldridge, M, Head, married, age 70, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 80 acres employing 2 men and 1 boy
3CottageJerimiah Stapley, M, Head, married, age 36, born Brightling, Sussex; occupation: carter
3CottageJohn Ticehurst, M, Head, married, age 49, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4Summerhill CottageJames Hallett, M, Head, married, age 62, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: dissenting minister
4CottageEdward Head, M, Head, widowed, age 51, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4Bank of England CottageSamuel Blackman, M, Head, married, age 75, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4[Cottage]Eli Homewood, M, Head, married, age 41, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4CottageSamuel Roberts, M, Head, married, age 40, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
5Chequers Farm House And ShopJane Oliver, F, Head, widowed, age 59, born Perth; occupation: shopkeeper and farmer of 16 acres employing 1 man and 1 boy
5[Chequers Farm]William Deacon, M, Head, married, age 53, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
5[Chequers Farm]William Bishop, M, Head, widowed, age 75, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
5Cot Pit CottageWilliam Moon, M, Head, married, age 57, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
5CottageBenjamin Harmer, M, Head, married, age 75, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer journeyman
5Dudsland CottageHenry Skinner, M, Head, married, age 46, born Barcombe, Sussex; occupation: tollgate collector
5[Cottage]Michael Brooker, M, Head, widowed, age 72, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gardener journeyman
5[Cottage]Isaac Blackford, M, Head, married, age 37, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
6Old Gate HouseWilliam Smyth, M, Head, married, age 47, born Scotland; occupation: gardener
6CottageGeorge Denby, M, Head, married, age 37, born Marston, Lincolnshire; occupation: gamekeeper
6Gate HouseMorgan Treherne, M, Head, married, age 57, born London; occupation: landed proprietor and magistrate
6[Gate House]Samuel Man, M, Head, married, age 59, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: wood reeve
7Buttons Farm HouseJames Campbell, M, Head, married, age 33, born Scotland; occupation: farm bailiff
7Cottages - Horns LodgeHenry Hesman, M, Head, married, age 33, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carter
7Cottages - Horns LodgeGeorge Huggett, M, Head, married, age 38, born Dartford, Kent; occupation: blacksmith journeyman
7Cottages - Horns LodgeWilliam Field, M, Head, married, age 50, born Brightling, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
8Arlots CottageWilliam Moon, M, Head, married, age 29, born Hangleton, Sussex; occupation: wheelwright journeyman
8Allens Farm HouseThomas M Thatcher, M, Head, married, age 70, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 260 acres employing 5 men and 4 boys
8Meers Farm HouseWilliam Styles, M, Head, married, age 44, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 226 acres employing 4 men and 3 boys
8Chilley CottageJames Sellings, M, Head, married, age 53, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9Chilley CottageGeorge Fenner, M, Head, married, age 30, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9Cowdens CottageJames Hall, M, Head, married, age 39, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9Cowdens CottageWilliam Humphrey, M, Head, married, age 53, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9Cowdens CottageThomas Powell, M, Head, married, age 26, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

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