The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Mayfield Census
North of Mayfield including Tidebrook, Rushers Cross, Lake Street, Mouse Hall, Little Trodgers, Renhurst, Holy Trinity Orphanage and Colkins Mill Street
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

3Tide BrookWilliam Wood, M, Head, married, age 54, born Kent; occupation Farm labourer
    Eliza Wood, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Edenbridge
    Ann Wood, F, Daughter, age 7, born Mayfield; occupation Scholar
    William Foard, M, Boarder ((Lodger)), single, age 50, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourer
    John Whitebread, M, Boarder, single, age 22, born Kent; occupation Farm labourer

3Rushers Cross Farm HouseGeorge Gaston, M, Head, married, age 60, born Burwash, employs 1 man; occupation: farmer
    Martha Gaston, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Mayfield

3Rushers CrossWilliam Laurence, M, Head, widowed, age 65, born Tenterden; occupation: farm labourer
    Sarah Jane Lawrence, F, Granddaughter, age 9, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar

3Rushers CrossPeter Duplock, M, Head, married, age 30, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Caroline Duplock, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Hartfield
    James Laurence, M, Nephew, age 6, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar

3Rushers CrossAlexander Foster, M, Head, married, age 24, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Elizabeth Foster, F, Wife, married, age 20, born Wiltshire
    Alice Ruth Foster, F, Daughter, age 8 m, born Burwash

3Rushers CrossJames Colvin, M, Head, married, age 27, born Wadhurst, occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Mabb Colvin, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Wadhurst
    James Colvin, M, Son, age 4, born Wadhurst
    Ada Colvin, F, Daughter, age 2, born Mayfield
    George Colvin, M, Son, age 2 m, born Mayfield

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