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

8High Street SolicitorsWilliam Penn, M, Head, married, age 44, born Lamberhurst; occupation Solicitors Managing Clerk
    Elizabeth Penn, F, Wife, married, age 43, born London
    Jane A. Penn, F, Daughter, age 13, born Mayfield; occupation Scholar
    William F. Penn, M, Son, age 6, born Mayfield; occupation Scholar
    Charlotte L. Penn, F, Daughter, age 4, born Mayfield; occupation Scholar

8High Street SolicitorsWalter Sprott, M, Head, married, age 56, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation Solicitor
    Fanny R. Sprott, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Tunbridge Wells
    Frank W. Sprott, M, Son, single, age 18, born Mayfield; occupation Solicitors Articled Clerk
    Ethel T. S. Sprott, F, Daughter, age 9, born Mayfield; occupation Scholar
    Ernest W. Sprott, M, Son, age 6, born Mayfield; occupation Scholar
    Lewis E. Sprott, M, Son, age 4, born Mayfield; occupation Scholar
    Alfred S. Sprott, M, Son, age 2, born Mayfield
    Harriet P. Walter, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Rotherfield; occupation Cook
    Anna S. Millen, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Mayfield; occupation: nurse
    Alice J. Unstead, F, Servant, age 16, born Mayfield; occupation Housemaid

8High StreetGeorge Kemp, M, Head, married, age 62, born London; occupation: professer of music
    Marianne Kemp, F, Wife, married, age 62, born London
    Emaline Humphrey, F, Visitor, married, age 56, born Kent
    Harriet Hall, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Mayfield; occupation: domestic servant

8High StreetCaroline Nichalson, F, Head, single, age 63, born Lewes; occupation Annuitant
    Caroline W. Bryden, F, Boarder, single, age 27, born Wadhurst, occupation: annuitant
    Elizabeth Collins, F, Servant, married, age 45, born Tunbridge Wells, occupation: nurse
    Emily Packham, F, Boarder, age 12, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar

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