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

22Fletching StreetThomas H. Field, M, Head, widowed, age 62, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Boaz Field, M, Son, single, age 24, born Mayfield; occupation: gardener
    Esther Field, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Mayfield, unemployed; occupation: domestic servant
    Noami Fenner, F, Daughter, married, age 32, born Mayfield
    John O. Fenner, M, Son In Law, married, age 31, born Mayfield; occupation: carrier

22Fletching StreetElizabeth Avery, F, Head, widowed, age 78, born Mayfield
    Alfred Knight, M, Nephew, age 11, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar

22Fletching Street GrocerHenry Stevenson, M, Head, married, age 39, born Laughton; occupation: master grocer and draper
    Susannah J. Stevenson, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Hampshire
    Ernest H. Stevenson, M, Son, age 13, born Mayfield; occupation: draper's and grocer's apprentice
    Cecelia G. Stevenson, F, Daughter, age 9, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Cyril E. Stevenson, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Lily S. Stevenson, F, Daughter, age 3, born Mayfield
    Mildred E. Stevenson, F, Daughter, age 6 m, born Mayfield
    Charity A. Baitup, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Mayfield, occupation: domestic servant

22Fletching Street Corn DealerHenry Lester, M, Head, married, age 36, born Battle; occupation: master corn dealer
    Louisa Lester, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Guestling
    Fred Lester, M, Son, age 9; occupation: scholar
    Ann Lester, F, Daughter, age 7; occupation: scholar
    William Lester, M, Son, age 4, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Lotty Lester, F, Daughter, age 3, born Mayfield
    Harriet Hawkins, F, Mother In Law, widowed, age 74; occupation: former beer house keeper
    Esther Hawkins, F, Sister In Law, single, age 27, born Guestling; occupation: barmaid

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