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

12High StreetThomas Marchant, M, Head, married, age 86, born Mayfield; occupation: retired farmer
    Eliza Marchant, F, Wife, married, age 74, born Rotherfield
    John J. O. Molden, M, Grandson, age 10, born Heathfield; occupation: scholar
    Emily Duplock, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Mayfield; occupation: domestic servant

12High StreetGeorge Fenner, M, Head, married, age 55, born Mayfield, employs 1 man and 1 boy; occupation: carrier, bookseller and farmer
    Harriet Fenner, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Ewhurst
    Mercy Fenner, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Mayfield
    Ruth Fenner, F, Daughter, age 10, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Esther Fenner, F, Daughter, age 5, born Mayfield, handicap: idiot; occupation: scholar

12High StreetIsabella Blake, F, Head, widowed, age 59, born Hampshire, occupation: annuitant
    Martha J. Blake, F, Daughter, single, age 32, born Hampshire, occupation: milliner and dress maker
    Annie Blake, F, Daughter, single, age 30, born Horsham, unemployed, occupation: milliner

12High StreetRobert Vigor, M, Head, married, age 42, born Heathfield, employs 2 men and 1 boy; occupation Butcher and Farmer
    Alice Vigor, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Warbleton
    Louisa F. Vigor, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Mayfield
    Emily J. Vigor, F, Daughter, age 14, born Mayfield; occupation Scholar
    Robert J. Vigor, M, Son, age 11, born Mayfield; occupation Scholar
    Rosanna Gadd, F, Servant, age 26, born Mayfield; occupation: domestic servant

12High StreetEdward A. White, M, Head, married, age 62, born France; occupation Chemist Druggist and Dentist
    Isabella M. B. White, F, Wife, married, age 60, born London
    Emily Smith, F, Servant, single, age 17; occupation: domestic servant

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