The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1861 Mayfield Census
Reference RG9/574: Rotherfield Enumeration District No 16
Part of the Parish of Mayfield commencing at Cinderhill Farm to Tide Brook following the parish boundary to Mark Cross taking the road to Stilehouse and taking the houses on both sides of the road to Lake St. keeping on the old turnpike road to the Furnace house through the Vicarage wood to Pococks to Cinderhill which road includes the cottages at Colkins Mill, …, …, Little Trodgers Farm, … and Highfields Farm
A part of this District is within the St John the Baptist ecclesiatical District
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

7CinderhillThomas Wickens, M, Head, married, age 44, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 178 acres employing 7 men and 1 boy
    Ann Wickens, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: farmer's wife
    Alfred Wickens, M, Son, age 13, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's son
    Amos Wickens, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's son
    George Wickens, M, Son, age 3, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's son
    Obed Wickens, M, Servant, single, age 37, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Alfred Jenner, M, Servant, single, age 20, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carter
    Saml Humphry, M, Servant, single, age 18, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: carter

7Rushes CrossEdward Cosham, M, Head, married, age 49, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: thatcher
    Mary Cosham, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: thatcher's wife
    William Cosham, M, Son, single, age 16, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: thatcher
    Sarah J Cosham, F, Daughter, age 14, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Fredk Cosham, M, Son, age 12, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Caroline Cosham, F, Daughter, age 9, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Thomas Cosham, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

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