The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Mayfield Census
The Village of Mayfield including the Congregational Chapel, North Street, Star Inn, Middle House, High Street, Fletching Street, Rose & Crown and The Convent
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

1Orchard House, West StreetCharlotte Cottingham, F, Head, widowed, age 52
    Philadelphia Humphrey, F, Daughter, married, age 30, born Buxted
    Daniel Humphrey, M, Son In Law, married, age 30, born Mayfield; occupation Farm labourer
    Charles Humphrey, M, Boarder, age 6; occupation Scholar

1Orchard House, West StreetMartha Richardson, F, Head, married, age 59, born Newick
    Amos Richardson, M, Son, single, age 16, born Mayfield; occupation Farm labourer
    Thomas Richardson, M, Son, single, age 12, born Mayfield; occupation Farm labourer

1Mansion, West StreetCharles Snell, M, Head, married, age 45, born Yorkshire; occupation Minister To The Congretional Chapel Mayfield
    Elizabeth Snell, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Berkshire
    Jessie Snell, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born London
    Annie Snell, F, Daughter, age 12, born London; occupation Scholar
    Frank E. Snell, M, Son, age 10, born Mayfield; occupation Scholar
    Emily Taylor, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Canterbury; occupation: domestic servant

1Congregational Chapel, West StreetGeorge Dier, M, Head, married, age 33, born Withyham; occupation: vetinary surgeon
    Emma Dier, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Lancashire
    Lilian M. Dier, F, Daughter, age 6, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Gertrude A. T. Dier, F, Daughter, age 4, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    George H. T. Dier, M, Son, age 1, born Mayfield
    Mary Fielden, F, Mother In Law, widowed, age 64, born Lancashire; occupation: annuitant

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