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

5High Street CordwainerAlbert Foord, M, Head, married, age 49, born Mayfield, employs 1 man and 1 boy; occupation: master cordwainer
    Phillis Foord, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Rotherfield
    Sarah J. Foord, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Mayfield; occupation: dressmaker
    Willis J. Foord, M, Son, single, age 31, born Mayfield; occupation: cordwainer's journeyman
    Rosa H. Foord, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Mayfield; occupation: dressmaker
    Charles B. Foord, M, Son, single, age 16, born Mayfield; occupation: cordwainer's apprentice
    Ada M. Foord, F, Daughter, age 14, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Frank Foord, M, Son, age 12, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Lily M. Foord, F, Daughter, age 9, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Frederick L. Foord, M, Son, age 7, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar

5High Street TailorRobert Fenner, M, Head, married, age 37, born Mayfield, employs 1 man; occupation: master tailor
    Jane Fenner, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Somerset
    Alice Maud M. Fenner, F, Daughter, age 12, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Henry R. Fenner, M, Son, age 10, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Florence J. Fenner, F, Daughter, age 8, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Eva S. Fenner, F, Daughter, age 2, born Mayfield
    Reginald E. Fenner, M, Son, age 3 w, born Mayfield
    Sarah J. Wicker, F, Boarder, widowed, age 56, born Mayfield; occupation Nurse

5High Street Miller and Corn DealerEdwin Coppard, M, Head, married, age 37, born Burwash, occupation: miller and corn dealer
    Kate Coppard, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Horsmonden
    Edwin T. B. Coppard, M, Son, age 3, born Pembury
    Mary Hopper, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Mayfield; occupation: domestic servant

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