The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1891 Mayfield Census
Reference RG12/783: District: Uckfield; Sub-District: Rotherfield; Enumeration District: No 11
Enumerator: Mr Thomas Cornford
Boundary Commencing at Butchers Cross by the old Turnpike to the Church at Hadlow Down taking the North and North West side of the road to the boundary of the Parish at Little Forge still keeping the boundary to Brick Barn Hill and Stone Mill.
Contents All the Cottages from Huggetts Furnace to Butchers Cross also Stonehurst cottage near Stone Mill, Stockyards, Woodreed, Hadlow House, Little and Great Broadreed, Cryers, Skippers Hill, Summers Hill, Brick Kiln, Pigsfoot, and Stocklands.
The Whole in the Parliamentary Division of Rye.
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

4Rose Cottage, 5 AshesDavid Payne, M, Head, married, age 68, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation Farm Labourer
    Caroline Payne, F, Wife, married, age 62, born Mayfield, Sussex

4Cryers CottageAlbert S Dann, M, Head, married, age 25, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: hay binder and farm labourer
    Fanny Dann, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Nellie Dann, F, Daughter, age 4, born Framfield, Sussex
    Albert T Dann, M, Son, age 2, born Mayfield, Sussex
    William A Dann, M, Son, age 1, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Herbert Dann, M, Son, age 2 months, born Mayfield, Sussex

4Cryers CottageJoseph Knapp, M, Head, married, age 44, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation Farm Labourer
    Ruth Knapp, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Mayfield, Sussex
    James Knapp, M, Son, age 12, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Scholar
    Ruth Knapp, F, Daughter, age 9, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Scholar
    Eva Knapp, F, Daughter, age 5, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Scholar
    Lydia D Knapp, F, Daughter, age 3, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Emily Knapp, F, Daughter, age 1, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Alfred Warner, M, Boarder, single, age 38, born Dunsfold, Surrey; occupation Hoop Maker

4Cryers FarmWilliam H Fairbrother, M, Head, married, age 36, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: blacksmith
    Hannah H Fairbrother, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Mabel Fairbrother, F, Daughter, age 6, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Herbert Fairbrother, M, Son, age 4, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Ethel Fairbrother, F, Daughter, age 2, born Mayfield, Sussex
    William Moore, M, Boarder, widowed, age 71, born England

4Skippers HillJohn Hughes, M, Head, single, age 31, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: living on own means
    Venus Jarvis, F, Servant, widowed, age 33, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant
    Emma Gladwell, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Felsham, Suffolk; occupation: housemaid
    Sarah Callow, F, Visitor, single, age 79, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: living on own means

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