The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1891 Mayfield Census
Reference RG12/783: District: Uckfield; Sub-District: Rotherfield; Enumeration District: No 13
Enumerator: Mr Frank Foard
Boundary Being that part commencing at Wellbrook Bridge then taking the Road to Butchers Cross including all on the South Side to the Gate House taking the Boundary of the Parish to Maynards Down and Herrings Farm then taking the Foot Path to Allens Farm and Wellbrook.
Contents Comprising all the Cottages on the South Side of the Road at Five Ashes, also Mears, Lower Cowdens, New Pin, Leeds, Froghole, Chequers, Horne Lodge, Buttons, Isinghurst and Lodge Gate.
The Whole in the Parliamentary Division of Rye.
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

9No 2, Cowden CottageEdmund Medhurst, M, Head, married, age 67, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Frances Medhurst, F, Wife, married, age 67, born Mayfield, Sussex
    John Medhurst, M, Son, single, age 22, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Ellen Medhurst, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant

9No 1, Orchard CottageGeorge Reeves, M, Head, married, age 85, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Gardener
    Charlotte Reeves, F, Wife, married, age 83, born Waldron, Sussex

9No 2, Orchard CottageJames Stapley, M, Head, married, age 36, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: gardener and groom
    Frances Stapley, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Frances Stapley, F, Daughter, age 12, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Annie Stapley, F, Daughter, age 8, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Florence Stapley, F, Daughter, age 5, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

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