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.
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  • 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

3Molls BankAlfred Packham, M, Head, married, age 48, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: general labourer
    Sarah J Packham, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Waldron, Sussex
    Raymond Packham, M, Son, single, age 22, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Fanny Packham, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Waldron, Sussex
    George Packham, M, Son, age 14, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Charles Packham, M, Son, age 11, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Harriett Packham, F, Daughter, age 9, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Ben Packham, M, Son, age 6, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Thomas Packham, M, Son, age 3, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Ruth Packham, F, Daughter, age 1, born Mayfield, Sussex

3Yew Tree CottageMary Wilson, F, Head, widowed, age 73, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Living on own means
    Louisa Wilson, F, Daughter, single, age 26, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Dressmaker
    Louisa Wilson, F, Granddaughter, age 5, born Mayfield, Sussex
    William Cottington, M, Boarder, age 6 months, born Uckfield, Sussex
    John Leeves, M, Lodger, age 20, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: labourer in nursery

3Brook HouseAlbert Collins, M, Head, married, age 34, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer
    Esther Collins, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Luther Collins, M, Son, age 10, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Ruth Collins, F, Daughter, age 8, born Mayfield, Sussex; handicap: Imbecile
    Ephraim Collins, M, Son, age 7, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Esli Collins, M, Son, age 2 months, born Mayfield, Sussex

3Spoods HouseFrank Coval, M, Head, single, age 42, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: nurseryman and farmer
    Mary Jane Homewood, F, Housekeeper, widowed, age 53, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper
    Jane Packham, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant

3Spoods FarmAmos Cottingham, M, Head, married, age 57, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer
    Ann Cottingham, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Lewes, Sussex
    James A Cottingham, M, Son, single, age 19, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Emily Cottingham, F, Daughter, age 14, born Buxted, Sussex
    Amos Cottingham, M, Son, age 12, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Charles Cottingham, M, Son, age 9, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholar

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