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

2New House, West StreetOwen G. Whapham, M, Head, married, age 33, born Berkshire; occupation Solicitors General Clerk
    Elizabeth J. Whapham, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Mayfield; occupation Boot And Shoe Shop Keeper
    Owen T. Whapham, M, Son, age 6, born Mayfield; occupation Scholar
    Elam J. Whapham, M, Son, age 2, born Mayfield
    Joseph Dally, M, Lodger, widowed, age 65, born Gloucestershire; occupation: railway inspector

2North StreetGeorge T. Richardson, M, Head, married, age 26, born Mayfield; occupation Painter And Glazier Journeyman
    Lucy Richardson, F, Wife, married, age 27
    Matthew T. Richardson, M, Son, age 5 m, born Mayfield

2North StreetEnos E. Richardson, M, Head, married, age 30, born Mayfield; occupation Bricklayer Journeyman
    Ellen Richardson, F, Wife, married, age 26
    Sidney E. Richardson, M, Son, age 3, born Mayfield; occupation Scholar
    Selina N. Richardson, F, Daughter, age 3, born Mayfield; occupation Scholar
    Agnes M. Richardson, F, Daughter, age 1, born Mayfield
    John D. Richardson, M, Son, age 2 m, born Mayfield

2North StreetGeorge Richardson, M, Head, married, age 79, born Mayfield; occupation Parish Sexton
    Philadelphia Richardson, F, Wife, married, age 68, born Little Horsted
    Richard H. Chipp, M, Grandson, single, age 15, born London, occupation: bricklayer's labourer
    Charles Woolgar, M, Boarder, single, age 25, born Surrey; occupation Journeyman tailor
    John E. Wilson, M, Lodger, single, age 18, born Rotherfield; occupation Railway Porter

2North StreetFrances M. A. Bray, F, Head, single, age 62, born Mayfield, occupation: annuitant

2North StreetAlfred Fenner, M, Head, married, age 39, born Pembury; occupation Farm labourer
    Sarah Fenner, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Withyham
    Sarah Fenner, F, Daughter, age 6, born Mayfield; occupation Scholar

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