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1881 Mayfield Census
South West of Mayfield including Butchers Cross, Huggets Furnace, Hastingford, Little Forge, Stocklands, Pigsfoot Farm, Brick Kiln, Hadlow Down and Five Ashes
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

10Hadlow DownWalter Sands, M, Head, married, age 33, born Mayfield
    Sarah Ann Sands, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Mayfield
    Kate Sands, F, Daughter, age 2, born Mayfield
    Joseph Sands, M, Son, age 11 m, born Mayfield

10Hadlow Down CarpenterJohn Preston Smith, M, Head, married, age 31, born Mayfield; occupation: master carpenter
    Sally Smith, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Mayfield
    Mary Ann Smith, F, Daughter, age 9, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    John Preston Smith, M, Son, age 8, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Edmund Spencer Smith, M, Son, age 6, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Minnie Smith, F, Daughter, age 3, born Mayfield

10Hadlow DownWilliam Cole, M, Head, married, age 70, born Buxted; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Ann Cole, F, Wife, married, age 66, born Rotherfield

10Hadlow DownSpencer Sands, M, Head, married, age 32, born Mayfield; occupation: bricklayer journeyman
    Mary Sands, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Sedlescombe

10Hadlow DownHenry Packham, M, Head, married, age 60, born Glynde, employs 2 men; occupation: butcher and farmer
    Emily Packham, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Hampshire
    Annie Packham, F, Daughter, age 4, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Edith Packham, F, Daughter, age 2, born Mayfield
    Rose Packham, F, Daughter, age 8 m, born Mayfield
    Winifred Westgate, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Waldron; occupation Domestic servant

10Hadlow DownAlfred Sands, M, Head, married, age 62, born Buxted; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Sands, F, Wife, married, age 61, born Rotherfield
    Samuel Sands, M, Son, single, age 19, born Buxted; occupation: bricklayer's labourer

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