The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Mayfield Census
South of Mayfield including Wellbrook Cottage, Mears Farm, Allens Farm, Buttons Farm, Ironhurst, Scocoes and Five Ashes
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

6Dudsland CottageJohn Paine, M, Head, married, age 29, born Heathfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Esther Paine, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Waldron
    Ellen Paine, F, Daughter, age 5, born Waldron; occupation: scholar

6ScocoesGeorge Hall, M, Head, married, age 28, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Ann Hall, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Mayfield
    Naomi E. Hall, F, Daughter, age 3, born Framfield

6ScocoesHenry Tappenden, M, Head, married, age 39, born Kent, unemployed; occupation Grocer
    Mary A. Tappenden, F, Wife, married, age 40, born London
    Ada Tappenden, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Mayfield
    Annie M. Tappenden, F, Daughter, age 13, born Mayfield
    Harry Tappenden, M, Son, age 12, born Mayfield; occupation Scholar
    Charles Tappenden, M, Son, age 10, born Mayfield; occupation Scholar
    Kate J. Tappenden, F, Daughter, age 7, born Mayfield
    Alfred E. Tappenden, M, Son, age 3, born Mayfield
    George J. Tappenden, M, Son, age 1, born Mayfield

6ScocoesJohn Ellis, M, Head, married, age 50, born Burwash(?); occupation: farm labourer
    Mary A. Ellis, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Brightling
    Alfred Ellis, M, Son, age 24, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Louisa Ellis, F, Daughter, age 18, born Mayfield

6Cot PittWilliam Reeves, M, Head, married, age 30, born Rotherfield; occupation Wheelwright Journeyman
    Sarah A. Reeves, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Rotherfield
    Charles E. Reeves, M, Son, age 4, born Mayfield
    Minnie Reeves, F, Daughter, age 2, born Mayfield
    William A. Reeves, M, Son, age 1, born Mayfield
    Samuel B. Reeves, M, Son, age 1 m, born Mayfield

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