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

11WarrenWilliam Crump, M, Head, married, age 73, born Dallington, occupation: farm labourer

11High Street IronmongerEdmond Napper, M, Head, married, age 42, born Surrey, employs 3 men and 1 boy; occupation Ironmonger and Master Blacksmith
    Emily Napper, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Surrey
    William P. Napper, M, Son, single, age 18, born Surrey; occupation Blacksmith's Apprentice
    Richard L. Napper, M, Son, age 14, born Mayfield; occupation Shop assistant
    Ellen T. Napper, F, Daughter, age 10, born Mayfield; occupation Scholar
    Emily O. Napper, F, Daughter, age 9, born Mayfield; occupation Scholar
    Emily C. Napper, F, Daughter, age 5, born Mayfield; occupation Scholar
    Marion Tempsett, F, Boarder, single, age 68; occupation Annuitant
    Emily J. Luck, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Mayfield; occupation: domestic servant

11High StreetBenjamin Bridger, M, Head, married, age 74, born Mayfield; occupation: agent to truckmaster
    Harriet Bridger, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Mayfield; occupation: boardinghouse keeper
    Emma Bridger, F, Daughter, single, age 26, born Mayfield; occupation: school teacher
    Louisa Hemp, F, Boarder, age 11, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Mercy Guest, F, Boarder, age 7, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Sarah E. Guest, F, Boarder, age 5, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    James S. Adams, M, Boarder, age 11, born Middlesex; occupation: scholar
    Robert H. Adams, M, Boarder, age 9, born London; occupation: scholar
    Emily M. Adams, F, Boarder, age 7, born London; occupation: scholar
    Fanny B. Adams, F, Boarder, age 4, born London; occupation: scholar

11High StreetHenry Wiesmore, M, Head, widowed, age 92, born Suffolk; occupation Retired Draper and Grocer
    Annie Norman, F, Servant, widowed, age 54, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation Housekeeper

11High StreetHenry Vinson, M, Head, married, age 37, employs 2 men; occupation Master plumber
    Elizabeth Vinson, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Mayfield
    Winifred E. Vinson, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Mayfield
    Ernest George Fenner, F, Visitor, age 5, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar

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