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

4High StreetJohn Corney, M, Head, single, age 69, born London, occupation: roman catholic priest officiating at Mayfield Convent
    Charlotte Graham, F, Servant, single, age 32, born Birmingham; occupation: housekeeper
    Sarah Kelly, F, Servant, single, age 18, born London; occupation: domestic servant
    Joseph Cullen, M, Visitor, single, age 31, born Cheshire, occupation: roman catholic priest
    Ellen Sullivan, F, Lodger, widowed, age 55, born Ireland; occupation Charwoman

4High StreetMaria A. Stone, F, Head, single, age 90, born Mayfield; occupation Annuitant
    Frances Eldridge, F, Servant, widowed, age 41, born Mayfield; occupation: cook
    Leah Medhurst, F, Servant, single, age 33, born Wadhurst; occupation: housemaid

4High StreetElizabeth Lade, F, Head, widowed, age 74, born Northumberland; occupation Former Beer House Keeper
    Luke Lade, M, Grandson, age 13, born Mayfield; occupation Scholar

4High StreetEllen Bean, F, Wife (Head), married, age 28, born Mayfield
    Percy W. Bean, M, Son, age 3 m, born Mayfield

4High StreetJohn Carter, M, Head, married, age 71, born Mayfield; occupation Farrier
    Frances Carter, F, Wife, married, age 67, born Rotherfield
    Leonard Carter, M, Son, single, age 26, born Mayfield; occupation Farmer

4High StreetArthur Goodman, M, Head, married, age 32, born Iden; occupation: butcher journeyman
    Annie Goodman, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Middlesex
    Annie Goodman, F, Daughter, age 7, born Kent; occupation: scholar

4High StreetCharles Hollands, M, Head, married, age 28, born Heathfield; occupation: grocer's warehouseman
    Elizabeh J. Hollands, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Brighton
    Lizzie Hollands, F, Daughter, age 2, born Mayfield
    Edward J. Port, M, Lodger, single, age 30, born Hampshire; occupation Railway Porter
    Harry Harms, M, Lodger, single, age 31, born Surrey; occupation: railway porter

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