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

7High Street InnWilliam A. Jarvis, M, Head, married, age 49, born Buxted, employs 6 men and 2 boys; occupation: innkeeper and farmer
    Frances Jarvis, F, Wife, married, age 43, born London
    Mark Ticehurst, M, Visitor, married, age 65, born Brightling; occupation Former Master Butcher
    Ellen Wells, F, Servant, age 20, born Mayfield; occupation Domestic servant
    Thomas Bellingham, M, Servant, age 13, born Mayfield; occupation: servant

7High Street CarpenterJoseph Clayton, M, Head, married, age 33, born Yorkshire, occupation: master carpenter
    Anne Clayton, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Yorkshire, occupation: national school teacher
    Christanne A. Clayton, F, Daughter, age 10, born Yorkshire, occupation: scholar
    Anne Clayton, F, Daughter, age 8, born Yorkshire, occupation: scholar
    Florence H. Clayton, F, Daughter, age 5, born Yorkshire, occupation: scholar
    Mary E. Clayton, F, Daughter, age > 1, born Mayfield

7High Street ButcherGeorge Wickens, M, Lodger (Head), married, age 24, born Rotherfield, employs 1 man; occupation Master butcher
    Fanny C. Wickens, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Rotherfield

7High Street Grocer and DraperGeorge King, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, employs 1man; occupation: master grocer and draper
    Christina A. King, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Lambeth
    Fanny O. King, F, Daughter, age 9, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Henry G. King, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    William J. King, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Louisa A. King, F, Daughter, age 3, born Mayfield
    Frederick C. King, M, Son, age 14 m, born Mayfield
    Emily F. King, F, Daughter, age 3 m, born Mayfield
    Thomas Henry Kent, M, Shopman, single, age 24, born Lewes; occupation: grocer and draper
    Mary Eason, F, Servant, single, age 31, born Kent; occupation: domestic servant
    Flora Humphrey, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Mayfield; occupation Domestic servant

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