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

10High StreetJohn Hicks, M, Head, married, age 36, born Oxfordshire; occupation: railway platelayer
    Hannah Hicks, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Cambridgeshire
    William J. Hicks, M, Son, age 11, born London; occupation: scholar
    Louisa M. Hicks, F, Daughter, age 7, born London; occupation: scholar
    Alice M. Hicks, F, Daughter, age 4, born Brighton; occupation: scholar
    Robert Budd, M, Lodger, single, age 29, born Somerset, occupation: railway platelayer
    William Matthews, M, Lodger, single, age 20, born Heathfield; occupation: railway platelayer

10High StreetThomas Bellingham, M, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Sarah Belingham, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Mayfield
    David Belingham, M, Son, single, age 20, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation: farm labourer
    John Belingham, M, Son, age 16, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Luther Belingham, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    James Belingham, M, Son, age 2, born Mayfield
    Elizabeth Parks, F, Mother In Law, widowed, age 83, born Rotherfield

10High StreetFrederick E. Hosman, M, Head, married, age 52, born Mayfield, employs 3 men; occupation: farmer
    Margaret E. Hosman, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Warbleton

10High Street CarpenterWilliam G. Hosman, M, Head, single, age 44, born Mayfield, employ 2 men; occupation: master carpenter
    Rose Hosman, F, Sister, single, age 42, born Mayfield; occupation: housekeeper

10High StreetGeorge Collins, M, Head, married, age 49, born Burwash, occupation: groom
    Frances C. Collins, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Mayfield, handicap: blind

10High StreetMary Fenner, F, Head, single, age 56, born Mayfield; occupation: insurance agent
    Rebecca W. Fenner, F, Sister, single, age 46, born Mayfield; occupation: milliner

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