The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Roman Catholic Convent  High Street    Mayfield  
Historical records

2nd Apr 1871CensusRev. T G Donovan, M, Head, single, age 46, born Co. Cork, Ireland; occupation: roman catholic priest officiating at Old Palace ConventRev. T. G. Donovan, roman catholic priestGate House1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Carpenter, F, Housekeeper, single, age 30, born Co. Kerry, Ireland; occupation: domestic servantElizabeth Carpenter

2nd Apr 1871CensusMary A Graham, F, Head, married, age 49, born Dublin, Ireland; occupation: annuitantMary A. Graham, annuitant[Gate House]1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex

2nd Apr 1871CensusAnnie Croft, F, Head, single, age 32, born Liverpool, Lancashire; occupation: lady superintendent of Private School for LadiesAnnie Croft, lady superintendentOld Palace1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Mary Bellasis, F, Assistant, single, age 28, born London, Middlesex; occupation: assistant in training schoolMary Bellasis
Catherine Ainsworth, F, Boarder, single, age 27, born Denbigh, Denbighshire; occupation: scholarCatherine Ainsworth
Florence Colegrave, F, Boarder, single, age 20, born London, Middlesex; occupation: scholarFlorence Colegrave
Cecic Bellasis, F, Boarder, single, age 25, born London, Middlesex; occupation: scholarCecic Bellasis
Mary Mccourt, F, Boarder, single, age 25, born Edinburgh, Scotland; occupation: scholarMary Mccourt
Helena Milanesi, F, Boarder, single, age 19, born France; occupation: scholarHelena Milanesi
Marie Hadfield, F, Boarder, single, age 20, born Sheffield, Yorkshire; occupation: scholarMarie Hadfield
Sarah Milling, F, Boarder, single, age 21, born Preston, Lancashire; occupation: scholarSarah Milling
Mary A Hearne, F, Boarder, single, age 24, born London, Middlesex; occupation: housemaidMary A. Hearne
Margaret O'Brien, F, Boarder, single, age 20, born Manchester, Lancashire; occupation: laundry maidMargaret O'Brien
Jane Critchley, F, Boarder, single, age 23, born Preston, Lancashire; occupation: scholarJane Critchley
Emily Pennell, F, Boarder, single, age 17, born London, Middlesex; occupation: scholarEmily Pennell
Annie Mcdermott, F, Boarder, single, age 35, born Manchester, Lancashire; occupation: housekeeperAnnie Mcdermott
Theresa Collins, F, Boarder, single, age 19, born London, Middlesex; occupation: cookTheresa Collins

2nd Apr 1871CensusHenrietta Erdodi, F, Head, single, age 27, born Hungary; occupation: annuitantHenrietta Erdodi, annuitantThe Villa1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex

c 1875Mayfield, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyRoman Catholic Convent

3rd Apr 1881CensusMary E. Frankish, F, Lady Principal, single, age 48, born Yorkshire; occupation: lady principle of Mayfield conventMary E. FrankishConvent1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Ann DE Laprimanleye, F, Boarder, single, age 46, born Essex; occupation: French school teacherAnn de Laprimanleye
Sarah Orr, F, Boarder, single, age 49, born Scotland; occupation Drawings school teacherSarah Orr
Veronica Clark, F, Boarder, single, age 40, born Kent, occupation: elementary school teacherVeronica Clark
Isabella Parkinson, F, Visitor, single, age 43, born Lancashire; occupation Certified School MistressIsabella Parkinson
Margaret Boulger, F, Boarder, single, age 47, born Ireland, occupation: school mistressMargaret Boulger
Margaret Morley, F, Boarder, single, age 44, born Berkshire; occupation: school mistressMargaret Morley
Isabella Lyns, F, Boarder, single, age 35, born Middlesex; occupation: school mistressIsabella Lyns
Mona Dashwood, F, Boarder, single, age 39, born Devon; occupation: mathematics school teacherMona Dashwood
Elizabeth Carr, F, Boarder, single, age 36, born Chatham, occupation: elementary school teacherElizabeth Carr
Monica Bellasis, F, Boarder, single, age 23, born Middlesex, occupation: music school teacherMonica Bellasis
Mary Hadfield, F, Boarder, single, age 31, born Yorkshire; occupation: annuitantMary Hadfield
Mary O'Neil, F, Boarder, single, age 21, born Kent; occupation Music school teacherMary O'Neil
Alice O'Neil, F, Boarder, single, age 20, born Kent; occupation Music school teacherAlice O'Neil
Mary Cookson, F, Boarder, single, age 22, born Lancashire, occupation: elementary school teacherMary Cookson
Sabina Dobson, F, Boarder, single, age 20, born Nottinghamshire; occupation: assistantSabina Dobson
Mary Shannon, F, Boarder, single, age 24, born Ireland; occupation AssistantMary Shannon
Elizabeth Jones, F, Boarder, single, age 19, born Staffordshire; occupation: assistantElizabeth Jones
Mary C. Derry, F, Boarder, single, age 20, born Lancashire; occupation: assistantMary C. Derry
Margaret D. Arey, F, Boarder, single, age 21, born Ireland; occupation elementary school teacherMargaret D. Arey
Alice Higgins, F, Boarder, single, age 18, born Middlesex; occupation: scholarAlice Higgins
Caroline Clements, F, Servant, single, age 42, born Tonbridge, occupation: cookCaroline Clements
Lucy O Hara, F, Servant, single, age 52, born Ireland; occupation NurseLucy O'Hara
Johanna Hearne, F, Servant, single, age 38, born Middlesex; occupation: housemaidJohanna Hearne
Caroline O Hara, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Middlesex; occupation HousemaidCaroline O'Hara
Sarah Bilsburn, F, Servant, single, age 31, born Lancashire, occupation: laundressSarah Bilsburn
Mary A. DE Leiras, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Middlesex; occupation: kitchenmaidMary A. De Leiras
Rosanna Staunton, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Worcestershire; occupation HousemaidRosanna Staunton
Mary Fitzgerald, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Ireland; occupation: dairy maidMary Fitzgerald
Mary Oconnor, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Ireland; occupation HousemaidMary O'Connor
Eliza Carey, F, Servant, single, age 30, born Ireland, occupation: laundressEliza Carey
Mary Cahill, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Ireland, occupation: laundressMary Cahill
Adoline Gerard, F, Boarder, widowed, age 58, born France; occupation: annuitantAdoline Gerard
Mary Browne, F, Boarder, single, age 14, born Ireland; occupation: scholarMary Browne
Stelia Browne, F, Boarder, single, age 12, born Ireland; occupation: scholarStelia Browne
Rose Netterville, F, Boarder, single, age 14, born Ireland; occupation ScholarRose Netterville
Barbara Notterville, F, Boarder, single, age 10, born Ireland; occupation ScholarBarbara Netterville
Anna Ryan, F, Boarder, single, age 14, born Ireland; occupation ScholarAnna Ryan
Mary Bellon, F, Boarder, single, age 12, born London, occupation: scholarMary Bellon
Agnes Tempest, F, Boarder, single, age 12, born Yorkshire; occupation ScholarAgnes Tempest
Grace Sexton, F, Boarder, single, age 11, born India; occupation ScholarGrace Sexton
Ellen Fortune, F, Boarder, single, age 13, born Mexico; occupation: scholarEllen Fortune
Angeline Fortune, F, Boarder, single, age 9, born Mexico; occupation: scholarAngeline Fortune
Bertha Fortune, F, Boarder, single, age 6, born Mexico; occupation: scholarBertha Fortune
Alice Tyler, F, Boarder, single, age 13; occupation ScholarAlice Tyler
Constance Tyler, F, Boarder, single, age 10, born London; occupation ScholarConstance Tyler
Mary Tyler, F, Boarder, single, age 7, born India; occupation ScholarMary Tyler
Agnes Selby, F, Boarder, single, age 10, born India; occupation ScholarAgnes Selby
May Currie, F, Boarder, single, age 12, born Lancashire, occupation: scholarMay Currie
Teresa Lollom, F, Boarder, single, age 13, born Staffordshire; occupation: scholarTeresa Lollom
Mary Fortuno, F, Boarder, age 11, born Mexico; occupation: scholarMary Fortune
Mary Cruise, F, Boarder, age 8, born Ireland, occupation: scholarMary Cruise
Louisa DE Mare, F, Boarder, age 10, born Belgium; occupation: scholarLouisa de Mare
Lila Hansom, F, Boarder, age 10, born Somerset; occupation: scholarLila Hansom
Mary O Leary, F, Boarder, age 3, born India; occupation ScholarMary O'Leary
Beatrix A. Paul, F, Boarder, age 2, born Somerset; occupation ScholarBeatrix A. Paul
Ursula M. Paul, F, Boarder, age 3, born India; occupation ScholarUrsula M. Paul
Agnes Cogan, F, Boarder, age 16, born St Leonards On Sea, occupation: scholarAgnes Cogan
Anne Delaney, F, Boarder, age 14, born St Leonards On Sea; occupation: scholarAnne Delaney
Rose Eldridge, F, Boarder, age 14, born Battle; occupation: scholarRose Eldridge
Victoria Humphrey, F, Boarder, age 10, born MayfieldVictoria Humphrey
Alice Warner, F, Boarder, age 11, born SurreyAlice Warner

5th Apr 1891CensusAnnie Croft, M, Head, single, age 51, born Liverpool; occupation: mother superiorAnnie Croft, mother superiorOld Palace1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Mary Bellasis, F, Teacher, single, age 49, born London, occupation: professor of latinMary Bellasis
Coralie Bethell, F, Teacher, single, age 48, born London, occupation: professor of harpCoralie Bethell
Monica Ingram, F, Teacher, single, age 57, born Brewood, Staffordshire; occupation: professorMonica Ingram
Jane Clark, F, Teacher, single, age 50, born Surrey, occupation: professor of literatureJane Clark
Margaret Morley, F, single, age 54, born Hunwick, Berkshire; occupation: house keeperMargaret Morley
Mary Managhan, F, Teacher, single, age 48, born Ramsgate, Kent; occupation: teacher of poor schoolMary Managhan
Sarah Milling, F, Teacher, single, age 41, born Preston, Lancashire; occupation: professor of arithmeticSarah Milling
Marie Hadfield, F, Teacher, single, age 40, born Sheffield, Yorkshire; occupation: professor of scriptureMarie Hadfield
Janet Bett, F, Teacher, single, age 36, born Poonab, India, occupation: professor of singingJanet Bett
Mary O'Neil, F, Teacher, single, age 31, born Greenwich; occupation Professor of GrammarMary O'Neil
Eliza Cusack, F, Teacher, single, age 28, born Liverpool; occupation: professor of oil paintingEliza Cusack
Mary Geoghegan, F, Teacher, single, age 31, born London; occupation: professor of geographyMary Geoghegan
Agnes Murphy, F, Teacher, single, age 23, born Liverpool; occupation: professor of drawingAgnes Murphy
Rose Davenport, F, Teacher, single, age 33, born Derbyshire; occupation: professor of pianoRose Davenport
Bertha Ryan, F, Teacher, single, age 28, born Limerick, Ireland; occupation Professor of EnglishBertha Ryan
Katherine Radcliffe, F, single, age 24, born Ca... Castle, Staffordshire; occupation Assistant HousekeeperKatherine Radcliffe
Maud Bedingfield, F, Teacher, single, age 24, born London, occupation: studentMaud Bedingfield
Wilhelmine Cushion, F, Teacher, single, age 26, born Dublin, Ireland; occupation: teacher at poor schoolWilhelmine Cushion
Sarah Beard, F, Servant, single, age 76, born Dimpole, Cambridgeshire, occupation: confectionerSarah Beard
Caroline Clements, F, Servant, single, age 52, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: bakerCaroline Clements
Bridget Callanan, F, Servant, single, age 34, born Ireland; occupation: housemaidBridget Callanan
Margaret Lowe, F, Servant, single, age 34, born Liverpool; occupation: parlourmaidMargaret Lowe
Ellen Duggan, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Ireland; occupation: nursemaidEllen Duggan
Elizabeth Kearney, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Co Wicklow, Ireland; occupation: cookElizabeth Kearney
Annie Smith, F, Servant, single, age 28, born Hertfordshire; occupation: porterAnnie Smith
Maria Grace Finch, F, Servant, single, age 30, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: parlourmaidMaria Grace Finch
Ellen Cahill, F, Employee, single, age 43, born Ireland; occupation: dressmakerEllen Cahill
Emma Rainford, F, Servant, single, age 28, born Preston, Lancashire; occupation HousemaidEmma Rainford
Bridget Murray, F, Servant, single, age 32, born Ireland; occupation: laundressBridget Murray
Paula Buschausen, F, Teacher, single, age 23, born Katingan, Germany, occupation: professor of germanPaula Buschausen
Mary Puley, F, Teacher, single, age 34, born Ramsgate; occupation Professor of MathematicsMary Puley
Mary Wilcox, F, Teacher, single, age 31, born Glen Mills Pennsylvania, Usa; occupation Professor of EnglishMary Wilcox
Elizabeth Joyce, F, Teacher, single, age 20, born Galway, Ireland; occupation: teacher at poor schoolElizabeth Joyce
Alfred King, F, Teacher, single, age 23, born Exeter, Devon; occupation: professor of mathematicsAlfred King
Elizabeth Gardner, F, Pupil, single, age 20, born Manchester; occupation: scholarElizabeth Gardner
Eileen Kane, F, Pupil, single, age 25, born Dublin, Ireland; occupation: scholarEileen Kane
Catherine Dunstan, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Portsmouth, Hampshire; occupation: kitchenmaidCatherine Dunstan
Ann Fishwick, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Wigan, Lancashire; occupation: schoolroom maidAnn Fishwick
Annie Tighe, F, Pupil, single, age 20, born Philliperton, Ireland; occupation ScholarAnnie Tighe
Catherine Long, F, Pupil, single, age 20, born Leeds; occupation: scholarCatherine Long
Elizabeth Corbishley, F, Pupil, single, age 21, born Preston, Lancashire; occupation: scholarElizabeth Corbishley
Mary Bennett, F, Pupil, single, age 22, born Antigua, West Indies, occupation: scholarMary Bennett
Ellen Kearney, F, Pupil, single, age 23, born Birr, Ireland; occupation: scholarEllen Kearney
Annie Maguire, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Dublin, Ireland; occupation: bakerAnnie Maguire
Esther Clough, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Chorley, Lancashire; occupation: kitchenmaidEsther Clough
Ann Webster, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Hindley, Lancashire; occupation LaundrymaidAnn Webster
Annie Kelly, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Barnes, Surrey; occupation: childrens maidAnnie Kelly
Mary Ann Scanlan, F, Servant, widowed, age 54, born Queens Co, Ireland; occupation: nurseMary Ann Scanlan
Peter Gallway, M, Visitor, single, age 70, born Killarney, Ireland; occupation: clergyman - roman catholicPeter Gallway
Mary Spiller, F, Pupil, single, age 17, born London; occupation: scholarMary Spiller
Pauline Sexton, F, Pupil, single, age 16, born St Leonards, Sussex; occupation: scholarPauline Sexton
Madeleine P O'Kelly, F, Pupil, single, age 16, born Cork, Ireland; occupation ScholarMadeleine P O'Kelly
Margaret Ross, F, Pupil, single, age 17, born Rothesay, Scotland; occupation ScholarMargaret Ross
Lilian Clarke, F, Pupil, single, age 17, born Lincolnshire, occupation: scholarLilian Clarke
Lucy Mary Selby, F, Pupil, single, age 16, born Jessore, India; occupation: scholarLucy Mary Selby
Edith Bowring, F, Pupil, single, age 14, born Torquay, Devon, occupation: scholarEdith Bowring
Agnes Mary Croft, F, Pupil, single, age 15, born Liverpool; occupation: scholarAgnes Mary Croft
Ellen Fottrell, F, Pupil, single, age 17, born Dublin, Ireland; occupation: scholarEllen Fottrell
Jeanne Joly, F, Pupil, single, age 17, born Paris, France; occupation: scholarJeanne Joly
Alice Maude Keogh, F, Pupil, single, age 15, born Dublin, Ireland; occupation: scholarAlice Maude Keogh
Emily Deteathy O'Kelly, F, Pupil, single, age 15, born Dover, Kent; occupation ScholarEmily Deteathy O'Kelly
Edith Mary Spiller, F, Pupil, single, age 14, born London; occupation: scholarEdith Mary Spiller
Mary Ross, F, Pupil, single, age 13, born Poonah, India; occupation ScholarMary Ross
Helen Pollock, F, Pupil, single, age 15, born Warwickshire; occupation ScholarHelen Pollock
Norah Macaulay, F, Pupil, single, age 17, born Midnapore, India; occupation: scholarNorah Macaulay
Rosa Macaulay, F, Pupil, single, age 15, born Calcutta, India; occupation: scholarRosa Macaulay
Mary Foran, F, Pupil, single, age 13, born Eastbourne, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary Foran
Zoe Coson, F, Pupil, single, age 13, born London; occupation: scholarZoe Coson
Mary Gillon, F, Pupil, single, age 13, born Liverpool; occupation: scholarMary Gillon
Louise Croft, F, Pupil, single, age 13, born Liverpool; occupation: scholarLouise Croft
Winefred O'Kelly, F, Pupil, single, age 12, born Warwickshire; occupation ScholarWinefred O'Kelly
Mary Parker, F, Pupil, single, age 12, born London; occupation: scholarMary Parker
Agnes Clarke, F, Pupil, single, age 15, born Lincolnshire, occupation: scholarAgnes Clarke
Florence Mary Kane, F, Pupil, single, age 13, born Wexford, Ireland; occupation: scholarFlorence Mary Kane
Maude Amy Foran, F, Pupil, single, age 11, born Eastbourne, Sussex; occupation: scholarMaude Amy Foran
Mary McMerny, F, Pupil, single, age 10, born Liverpool; occupation: scholarMary McMerny
Edith Morley, F, Pupil, single, age 11, born London; occupation: scholarEdith Morley
Catherine Fulford, F, Pupil, single, age 10, born Birmingham; occupation: scholarCatherine Fulford
Hilda Pollock, F, Pupil, single, age 12, born Birmingham; occupation ScholarHilda Pollock
Hilda Nicolls, F, Pupil, single, age 11, born Irvine, Ireland; occupation ScholarHilda Nicolls
Morna Mary Ross, F, Pupil, single, age 9, born Reigate, Surrey; occupation ScholarMorna Mary Ross
Christine Parker, F, Pupil, single, age 9, born Chiswick, London; occupation: scholarChristine Parker
Mary Barry, F, Pupil, single, age 10, born Bolton, Lancashire, occupation: scholarMary Barry
Kathleen Barry, F, Pupil, single, age 9, born Dublin, Ireland, occupation: scholarKathleen Barry
Elizabeth Gillon, F, Pupil, single, age 11, born Liverpool; occupation: scholarElizabeth Gillon
Mildred Keogh, F, Pupil, single, age 7, born Dublin, Ireland; occupation: scholarMildred Keogh
Winifred Ross, F, Pupil, single, age 3, born Blackheath, London; occupation ScholarWinifred Ross
Margaret Clements, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Mapledurham; occupation: scullerymaidMargaret Clements
Caroline Schogel, F, Servant, single, age 19, born St Leonards, Sussex; occupation: laundrywomanCaroline Schogel
Mary Chambers, F, Servant, single, age 16, born London; occupation: laundrygirlMary Chambers
Annie Doyle, F, Boarder, widowed, age 70, born Portsmouth, HampshireAnnie Doyle
Marion McKay, F, Boarder, single, age 50, born LondonMarion McKay
Alice Ledoux, F, Governess, single, age 18, born Paris, France; occupation: teacher of frenchAlice Ledoux
Louise Habert, F, Governess, single, age 17, born Germany; occupation: teacher of germanLouise Habert

1915The Convent Church InteriorThe Convent Church Interior, Mayfield photographed by Art & Book Company, WestminsterPrivate collection

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