The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1841 Mayfield Census
Reference: Rotherfield Enumeration District 14
From the Lower House Garden to Well Brook taking the Six Cottages at Miss and from thence to Butchers Cross Gate then take the Rotherfield road to Mr Thomas Bridgers taking his house then about two roads further up the road turn in the gate that leads to Mr W. Marchants taking his house, then follow the boundary of the Parish crossing the Rotherfield road and continue by the Boundary as far as Stile House then turn down the Old Turnpike to the Furnace Stream and up the road to the New Turnpike, then cross the fields at the back of the Old Place to the Lower House Garden.
Enumerator Charles Fennel and Registrar W. Wallis
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

6Mount PleasantJohn Baker, M, Head, age 35 to 39; occupation: land agent
    John Fisher, M, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: independent

6Mount PleasantGeorge Reeves, M, Head, age 55 to 59, born Sussex; occupation: servant
    Lucy Reeves, F, [Wife], age 60 to 64, born Sussex; occupation: servant

6CowdensJessey Gadd, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: lathe cleaver
    Rose Gadd, F, [Wife], age 45 to 49, born Sussex
    Jessey Gadd, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born Sussex
    Elizabeth Durrant, F, age 75 to 79, born Sussex

6Upper CowdensJohn Bridger, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: farmer
    Mary Bridger, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born Sussex
    Venus Bridger, F, [Daughter], age 13, born Sussex
    Octavia Bridger, F, [Daughter], age 7, born Sussex
    Cicero Bridger, M, [Son], age 2, born Sussex
    Mary Field, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servant
    William Hook, M, age 55 to 59, born Sussex; occupation: servant

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