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

9Fletching StreetThomas Pettitt, M, Head, married, age 74, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Martha Pettitt, F, Wife, married, age 63, born Mayfield, Sussex

9Fletching StreetThomas Hopper, M, Head, married, age 44, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Harriett Hopper, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Heathfield, Sussex
    James Hopper, M, Son, age 13, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Stephen Hopper, M, Son, age 11, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Mary A Hopper, F, Daughter, age 6, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

9Fletching StreetAnna Taylor, F, Head, widowed, age 69, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: annuitant
    Louisa Taylor, F, Granddaughter, single, age 14, born Chiddingly, Sussex; occupation: scholar

9Fletching StreetReuben Heathfield, M, Head, widowed, age 65, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter journeyman

9Fletching StreetZebulon Arnold, M, Head, married, age 51, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: master blacksmith employing 1 man
    Elizabeth Arnold, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Eliza Arnold, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: needle woman
    Elizabeth Arnold, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker
    George E Arnold, M, Son, single, age 20, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: blacksmith journeyman
    Albert E Arnold, M, Son, single, age 17, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: grocer and draper assistant
    Annie L Arnold, F, Daughter, age 14, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: school monitor
    Frank Arnold, M, Son, age 9, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Arthur J Arnold, M, Son, age 3, born Mayfield, Sussex

9Rose &Amp; Crown Inn, Fletching StreetFrances Jenner, F, Head, widowed, age 45, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: innkeeper
    Mary A Hammond, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: general servant
    Daniel Carter, M, Boarder, single, age 32, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

9Fletching StreetGeorge Hall, M, Head, married, age 69, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Elizabeth Hall, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Louisa Hall, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

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