The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1871 Mayfield Census
Reference RG10/1051: Rotherfield Enumeration District No 18
All that remaining part of the Parish of Mayfield commencing at the Orchard House Cottages up the High Street including both sides of the same, down Pound Hill and Fletching Street, taking both sides of the Road as far as the Rose and Crown Inn, including Yew Trees, the Warren, Vicarage, Sunny Bank and the Convent
Enumerator: George Fenner
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

5[Gate House]Mary A Graham, F, Head, married, age 49, born Dublin, Ireland; occupation: annuitant

5Old PalaceAnnie Croft, F, Head, single, age 32, born Liverpool, Lancashire; occupation: lady superintendent of Private School for Ladies
    Mary Bellasis, F, Assistant, single, age 28, born London, Middlesex; occupation: assistant in training school
    Catherine Ainsworth, F, Boarder, single, age 27, born Denbigh, Denbighshire; occupation: scholar
    Florence Colegrave, F, Boarder, single, age 20, born London, Middlesex; occupation: scholar
    Cecic Bellasis, F, Boarder, single, age 25, born London, Middlesex; occupation: scholar
    Mary Mccourt, F, Boarder, single, age 25, born Edinburgh, Scotland; occupation: scholar
    Helena Milanesi, F, Boarder, single, age 19, born France; occupation: scholar
    Marie Hadfield, F, Boarder, single, age 20, born Sheffield, Yorkshire; occupation: scholar
    Sarah Milling, F, Boarder, single, age 21, born Preston, Lancashire; occupation: scholar
    Mary A Hearne, F, Boarder, single, age 24, born London, Middlesex; occupation: housemaid
    Margaret O'Brien, F, Boarder, single, age 20, born Manchester, Lancashire; occupation: laundry maid
    Jane Critchley, F, Boarder, single, age 23, born Preston, Lancashire; occupation: scholar
    Emily Pennell, F, Boarder, single, age 17, born London, Middlesex; occupation: scholar
    Annie Mcdermott, F, Boarder, single, age 35, born Manchester, Lancashire; occupation: housekeeper
    Theresa Collins, F, Boarder, single, age 19, born London, Middlesex; occupation: cook

5The VillaHenrietta Erdodi, F, Head, single, age 27, born Hungary; occupation: annuitant

5High StreetHenry Gibbs, M, Head, married, age 29, born Buckinghamshire; occupation: police officer
    Sarah J Gibbs, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Thorney, Cambridgeshire; occupation: dressmaker

5School HouseJohn Westbrook, M, Head, married, age 45, born Yapton, Sussex; occupation: schoolmaster
    Frances Westbrook, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Annie Westbrook, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Susan J Harding, F, Boarder, single, age 29, born Dursley, Gloucestershire; occupation: schoolmistress

5[Fletching Street]Esli Jarrett, M, Head, married, age 24, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: blacksmith journeyman
    Sarah J Jarrett, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Mayfield, Sussex

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