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

23Fletching Street WatchmakerJoseph O. Newington, M, Head, widowed, age 69, born Wadhurst; occupation: master watchmaker
    Walter Newington, M, Son, single, age 25, born Wadhurst; occupation: master watchmaker
    Flora Newington, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born Wadhurst; occupation: housekeeper

23Fletching StreetRichard Miles, M, Head, married, age 34, born Rotherfield; occupation: steam thrasher
    Martha Miles, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Rotherfield
    Arthur R. Miles, M, Son, age 9, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Edward J. Miles, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Charles Miles, M, Son, age 5, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Clara M. Miles, F, Daughter, age 3, born Mayfield
    Flora K. Miles, F, Daughter, age 1, born Mayfield

23VicarageHenry T. M. Hirby, M, Head, married, age 62, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation Vicar of Mayfield
    Hannah J. Kirby, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Isle of Wight
    Emily C. Kirby, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born Mayfield
    Constance L. Kirby, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born Mayfield
    Hannah E. M. Kirby, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Mayfield
    Elizabeth T. E. Kirby, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Mayfield
    Agnes D. R. Kirby, F, Daughter, age 18, born Mayfield
    Henrietta C. Kirby, F, Daughter, age 12, born Marylebone; occupation Scholar
    Emily Manktellow, F, Servant, age 24, born Rotherfield; occupation: cook
    Emily Shadwell, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Middlesex; occupation Housemaid
    Elizabeth Lusted, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Burwash; occupation: housemaid

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