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

14Middle House, High StreetHenry J. Hall, M, Head, widowed, age 43, born Berkshire; occupation: physician and surgeon
    Gertrude Hall, F, Daughter, age 13, born Arundel; occupation: scholar
    John N. Hall, M, Son, age 9, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Laura Hall, F, Daughter, age 7, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Acton H. Hall, M, Father, married, age 76, born Berkshire; occupation: retired farmer
    Margaret Hall, F, Mother, married, age 67, born Berkshire
    Mary J. Wist, F, Governess, single, age 25, born London; occupation Governess
    Margaret Penfold, F, Visitor, married, age 33, born Berkshire
    Stephen Penfold, M, Visitor, age 7 m, born Folkstone
    Ellen Richardson, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Mayfield; occupation Domestic servant
    Mary Medhurst, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Mayfield; occupation: cook
    Henry Martin, M, Servant, single, age 23, born Gloucestershire; occupation: groom

14High Street BakerAmos Hobbs, M, Head, married, age 36, born Mayfield, employs 1 man and 1 boy; occupation: master baker
    Ann Hobbs, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Mayfield
    Mary J. Hobbs, F, Daughter, single, age 11, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Thomas C. Hobbs, M, Son, age 9, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Sarah A. Hobbs, F, Daughter, age 7, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Mercy C. Hobbs, F, Daughter, age 6, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Henry J. Hobbs, M, Son, age 4, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Charlotte A. Hobbs, F, Daughter, age 1, born Mayfield
    Obadiah S. Hobbs, M, Son, age 2 m, born Mayfield
    William Hobbs, M, Father, widowed, age 75, born Fletching; occupation: farm labourer
    James Blackman, M, Baker, single, age 17, born Wadhurst, occupation: baker's journeyman

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