The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1891 Mayfield Census
Reference RG12/783: District: Uckfield; Sub-District: Rotherfield; Enumeration District: No 12
Enumerator: Mr William C. Lusted
Boundary Being that part commening at Hadlow Down Church to the boundary of the parish to the Wildeness Houses. Continuing to the Nursery and to the old Turnpike Road leading from Mayfield to Lewes keeping the Old Turnpike to Croust Corner.
Contents Comprising all Cottages on the South of that and the Cottages at the Nursery also Loudwell, Spoods, Broomfields, Mayfield Flat, Dudsland, Scocoes, Coles Hall and Croust.
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 ancestry.co.uk
  • 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

1Croust HouseJane Durrant, M, Head, single, age 61, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: living on own means
    Mercy Keeley, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant

1Coleshall CottagesGeorge Hall, M, Head, married, age 39, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Ann Hall, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Naomi Esther Hall, F, Daughter, age 12, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Charles Ernest Hall, M, Son, age 7, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

1Summer Hill CottagesJohn Fenner, M, Head, married, age 51, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Caroline Fenner, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Laughton, Sussex
    Emily Fenner, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Mayfield, Sussex
    John Fenner, M, Son, single, age 16, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    David Fenner, M, Son, single, age 13, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Ruth Fenner, F, Daughter, age 11, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Ephraim Fenner, M, Son, age 9, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

1No 3, Coleshall CottagesGeorge Bishop, M, Head, married, age 49, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Hephzibah Bishop, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Buxted, Sussex
    George Albert Bishop, M, Son, single, age 23, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: gardener
    David Albert Bishop, M, Son, single, age 19, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: shoemaker
    Ruth Bishop, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Charles Bishop, M, Son, age 14, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: grocer's errand boy
    Mary Bishop, F, Daughter, age 11, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

1No 4, Coleshall CottagesGeorge Parkes, M, Head, married, age 68, born Mayfield, Sussex; handicap: Invalid for 14 years
    Frances Parkes, F, Wife, married, age 59, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Annie Parkes, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Mayfield, Sussex
    John Parkes, M, Son, single, age 19, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Farm Labourer
    Lily Parkes, F, Granddaughter, age 5, born Warbleton, Sussex
    Joseph H Keeley, M, Visitor, single, age 22, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: warf labourer at docks

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