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

6High Street Draper and GrocerWilliam T. Blake, M, Head, married, age 26, born Midhurst, employs 1 woman and 1 boy, occupation: draper and grocer
    Ellen Blake, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Durham
    Thomas Knight, M, Boarder, age 13, born Mayfield; occupation: draper's and grocer's apprentice
    Cicily Parks, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Mayfield; occupation Domestic servant

6High Street Harness MakerHenry Lade, M, Head, married, age 45, born Mayfield, employs 2 boys; occupation: master harness maker
    James L. Lade, M, Son, single, age 19, born Lydd; occupation: harness maker
    Elizabeth M. Lade, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Lydd; occupation: milliner
    Mary A. Lade, F, Daughter, age 16, born Mayfield
    Sarah J. Lade, F, Daughter, age 15, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Henry M. Lade, M, Son, age 10, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Albert J. Lade, M, Son, age 8, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Rufus T. Lade, M, Son, age 6, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Selina P. Lade, F, Daughter, age 2, born Mayfield

6High Street Oil and Lamp DealerGeorge E. Lusted, M, Head, married, age 57, born Heathfield; occupation: oil and lamp dealer
    Orthy Lusted, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Mayfield

6High StreetSamuel Parker, M, Head, married, age 24, born Mayfield; occupation: road labourer
    Clara Parker, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Plumpton
    Clara A. Parker, F, Daughter, age 2, born Mayfield
    Frederick Vigor, M, Lodger, single, age 31, born Brightling; occupation Butcher Journeyman

6High Street Post OfficeRaymond Richardson, M, Head, married, age 54, born Mayfield; occupation Sub Postmaster
    Mary A. Richardson, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Gloucestershire; occupation Sub Postmaster
    Esther F. Richardson, F, Daughter, age 5, born Mayfield; occupation Scholar

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