The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1871 Mayfield Census
Reference RG10/1051: Rotherfield Enumeration District No 16
Part of the Parish of Mayfield commencing at Cinderhill Farm to Goffs and 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 Street keeping on the old turnpike road to the Furnace house and New Barn through the Vicarage wood to Pococks then keep the road to Cinderhill which road includes the cottages at Colkins Mill, also Pennybridge, Cold Harbour, Little Trodgers, Renhurst, Highfields, Mouse Hall Farm and Mill Stone House and the Holy Trinity Orphanage
Part of this District is within the St John the Baptist ecclesiatical District
Enumerator: Albert Foard
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

8RenhurstHenry Lavender, M, Head, widowed, age 68, born Chiddingly, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Harriott Lavender, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper
    Michael Lavender, M, Son, married, age 20, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Ann Lavender, F, Son's wife, married, age 19, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Arthur Lavender, M, Grandson, age 8m, born Wadhurst, Sussex

8RenhurstStephen Hickmott, M, Head, widowed, age 70, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: farmer of 133 acres employing 8 labourers and 3 boys
    Frederick Hickmott, M, Son, single, age 38, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farmer's son
    Elizabeth Hickmott, F, Daughter, single, age 36, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper
    Sarah Baker, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant
    Jacob Cole, M, Servant, single, age 18, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carter's mate
    Benjamin Moon, M, Servant, age 17, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: cowman

8Sussex LodgeJames Wright, M, Head, married, age 30, born Little Thurlow, Suffolk; occupation: head gamekeeper
    Sarah Wright, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Abington, Bedfordshire
    Samuel Farrow, M, Lodger, single, age 21, born Carlton, Cambridgeshire; occupation: under gamekeeper

8Little TrodgersCharles Sands, M, Head, married, age 32, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Phoebe Sands, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Emma Sands, F, Daughter, age 11, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Mariah Sands, F, Daughter, age 9, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Charles Sands, M, Son, age 8, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Caroline Sands, F, Daughter, age 5, born Brighthelmstone, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Richard Sands, M, Son, age 4, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Albert Sands, M, Son, age 2, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Sarah Sands, F, Daughter, age 1, born Mayfield, Sussex

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