The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Rushers Cross      Mayfield  
Places in Rushers Cross
Cinderhill
Coldharbour
Crooked Reed
Historical records

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Bayley, M, Head, age 65 to 69, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Bailey, farm labourerRushes Cross1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Frances Bayley, F, [Wife], age 60 to 64, born SussexFrances Bailey [Stapley]
James Bayley, M, [Son], age 14, born SussexJames Bailey

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Kirwin, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Kerwin, farm labourerRushes Cross1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Mary Ann Kirwin, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexMary Ann Kerwin [Hazleden]
Barbara Kirwin, F, [Daughter], age 8, born SussexBarbara Humphrey [Kerwin]
John Kirwin, M, [Son], age 7, born SussexJohn Kerwin
Henah Kirwin, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexKenaz Kerwin
Lowis Kirwin, F, [Daughter], age 5 months, born SussexLois Kerwin
John Hester, M, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Hester

6th Jun 1841CensusDaniel Wicker, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerDaniel WickerRushes Cross1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Philly Wicker, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexPhiladelphia Wicker [Bailey]
Amos Wicker, M, [Son], age 13, born SussexAmos Wicker
John Wicker, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexJohn Wicker
Flora Wicker, F, [Daughter], age 8, born SussexFlora Field [Wicker]
Henry Wicker, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexHenry Wicker
Caroline Wicker, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexCaroline Wicker

6th Jun 1841CensusDavid Collins, M, Head, age 65 to 69, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerDavid Collins, farm labourerRushes Cross1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Mary Collins, F, [Wife], age 60 to 64, born SussexMary Collins

6th Jun 1841CensusSamuel Medhurst, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerSamuel Medhurst, farm labourerRushes Cross1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Susanna Medhurst, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexSusannah Medhurst
David Medhurst, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexDavid Medhurst
Mary Medhurst, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexMary Medhurst
John Medhurst, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexJohn Medhurst
Harriett Medhurst, F, [Daughter], age 13, born SussexHarriett Medhurst
Thomas Medhurst, M, [Son], age 11, born SussexThomas Medhurst
Hannah Medhurst, F, [Daughter], age 9, born SussexHannah Medhurst
Ester Medhurst, F, [Daughter], age 7, born SussexEster Medhurst
Jabez Medhurst, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexJabez Medhurst
Samuel Medhurst, M, [Son], age 4, born SussexSamuel Medhurst
George Medhurst, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexGeorge Medhurst
Jane Medhurst, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexJane Medhurst
Ellen Russell, F, age 9, born SussexEllen Russell

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, occupation: farm labourerEdward Cosham, farm labourerRushes Cross1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeMary Cosham [Bishop]
Son, occupation: farm labourerGeorge Cosham
Son, occupation: farm labourerHenry Cosham
SonJohn Thomas Cosham
Daughter, occupation: scholarMary Ann Cosham
SonWilliam Cosham
DaughterSarah Jane Hartfield [Cosham]
SonFrederick Cosham

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm LabourerSamuel TompsettRushes Cross1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeMary Ann Tompsett
DaughterUnnamed female Tompsett
VisitorHarriot Stiles

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation GamekeeperRobert Stiles, gamekeeperRushes Cross1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeLucy Stiles [Hollands]
SonThomas Stiles
VisitorWilliam Tompsett

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: pauperWilliam Mabb ManktelowBrimstone Hill1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeElizabeth Manktellow [Midmer]
GranddaughterSarah Ann Manktelow

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, occupation: farm labourerBenjamin BonesRushes Cross1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeSarah Ann Bones [Hazleden]
DaughterAnn Bones
MotherLucy Bones [Foster]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerSamuel Medhurst, farm labourerRushes Cross1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeSusannah Medhurst
Son; occupation: farm labourerSamuel Medhurst
Son; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Medhurst
SonJames Medhurst
SonAbraham Medhurst
Grand-sonAlfred Medhurst

7th Apr 1861CensusEdward Cosham, M, Head, married, age 49, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: thatcherEdward Cosham, thatcherRushes Cross1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Mary Cosham, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: thatcher's wifeMary Cosham
William Cosham, M, Son, single, age 16, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: thatcherWilliam Cosham
Sarah J Cosham, F, Daughter, age 14, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarSarah J. Cosham
Fredk Cosham, M, Son, age 12, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarFrederick Cosham
Caroline Cosham, F, Daughter, age 9, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarCaroline Cosham
Thomas Cosham, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarThomas Cosham

7th Apr 1861CensusBenjm Bones, M, Head, married, age 31, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerBenjamin BonesRushes Cross1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Sarah A Bones, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's wifeSarah Ann Bones [Hazleden]
Ann Bones, F, Daughter, age 10, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAnn Bones
Mary J Bones, F, Daughter, age 8, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary J. Bones
Benjm Bones, M, Son, age 6, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarBenjamin Bones
William Bones, M, Son, age 3, born Mayfield, SussexWilliam Henry Bones
James E Bones, M, Son, age 8m, born Mayfield, SussexJames E. Bones

7th Apr 1861CensusGeorge Gasson, M, Head, married, age 40, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 22 acresGeorge Gasson, farmerRushes Cross1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Mary J Baker, F, Niece, age 9, born Ticehurst, SussexMary J. Baker

7th Apr 1861CensusSaml Medhurst, M, Head, married, age 62, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: gardenerSamuel Medhurst, gardenerRushes Cross1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Susanna Medhurst, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Heathfield, SussexSusanna Medhurst
George Medhurst, M, Son, single, age 22, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carterGeorge Medhurst
Abraham Medhurst, M, Son, age 15, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carterAbraham Medhurst
David Collins, M, Visitor, widowed, age 63, born Whatlington, Sussex; occupation: gardener's labourerDavid Collins

2nd Apr 1871CensusGeorge Gaston, M, Head, married, age 50, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 22 acres employing 1 manGeorge Gaston, farmerRushers Cross1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Martha Gaston, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Mayfield, SussexMartha Gaston

2nd Apr 1871CensusCharles Collins, M, Head, married, age 25, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerCharles Collins, farm labourerRushers Cross1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Susanna Collins, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Waldron, SussexSusanna Collins
Susanna H Collins, F, Daughter, age 1, born Mayfield, SussexSusanna H. Collins

2nd Apr 1871CensusJames Manktlow, M, Head, married, age 67, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Mankteloe, farm bailiffRushers Cross1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Ann Manktlow, F, Wife, married, age 70, born Wadhurst, SussexAnn Manktelow [Manktelow]
James Manktlow, M, Grandson, age 15, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Manctellow

2nd Apr 1871CensusHenry Hammond, M, Head, married, age 54, born Seaford, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHenry Hammond, farm labourerRushers Cross1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Hannah Hammond, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Waldron, SussexHannah Hammond
Henry Hammond, M, Son, age 14, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHenry Hammond
Hannah Hammond, F, Daughter, age 12, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarHannah Hammond
Frederick Jeffery, M, Visitor, single, age 19, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerFrederick Jeffry

2nd Apr 1871CensusBenjamin Bones, M, Head, married, age 41, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerBenjamin BonesRushers Cross1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Ruth Bones, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Mayfield, SussexRuth Bones
Benjamin Bones, M, Son, age 16, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerBenjamin Bones
William Bones, M, Son, age 12, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarWilliam Henry Bones
James Bones, M, Son, age 10, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarJames E. Bones
Esther Bones, F, Daughter, age 9, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEsther Bones
George Bones, M, Son, age 7, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge Bones
Walter Bones, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarWalter Thomas Bones
Ruth Bones, F, Daughter, age 4, born Mayfield, SussexRuth Bones
Amos Bones, M, Son, age 2, born Mayfield, SussexAmos Benjamin Bones

2nd Apr 1871CensusEdward Cosham, M, Head, married, age 59, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerEdward Cosham, farm labourerRushers Cross1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Ann Cosham, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Mayfield, SussexAnn Cosham
Thomas Cosham, M, Son, age 15, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Cosham
Charles E Cosham, M, Son, age 8, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarCharles E. Cosham

c 1875Rushers Cross, Cinderhill & Sharnden, North East of Mayfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyRushers Cross

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Laurence, M, Head, widowed, age 65, born Tenterden; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Laurence, farm labourerRushers Cross1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Sarah Jane Lawrence, F, Granddaughter, age 9, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarSarah Jane Lawrence

3rd Apr 1881CensusPeter Duplock, M, Head, married, age 30, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerPeter Duplock, farm labourerRushers Cross1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Caroline Duplock, F, Wife, married, age 30, born HartfieldCaroline Duplock
James Laurence, M, Nephew, age 6, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarJames Laurence

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlexander Foster, M, Head, married, age 24, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerAlexander Foster, farm labourerRushers Cross1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Foster, F, Wife, married, age 20, born WiltshireElizabeth Foster
Alice Ruth Foster, F, Daughter, age 8 m, born BurwashAlice Ruth Foster

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Colvin, M, Head, married, age 27, born Wadhurst, occupation: farm labourerJames Colvin, farm labourerRushers Cross1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Mary Mabb Colvin, F, Wife, married, age 26, born WadhurstMary Mabb Colvin
James Colvin, M, Son, age 4, born WadhurstJames Colvin
Ada Colvin, F, Daughter, age 2, born MayfieldAda Colvin
George Colvin, M, Son, age 2 m, born MayfieldGeorge Colvin

3rd Apr 1881CensusEslie Eaton, M, Head, married, age 30, born Burwash; occupation: farm labourerEslie Eaton, farm labourerRushers Cross1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Harriett Booth Eaton, F, Wife, married, age 27, born WarbletonHarriett Booth Eaton
Amos Eaton, M, Son, age 6, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarAmos Eaton
Anne Eaton, F, Daughter, age 5, born MayfieldAnne Eaton
Emily Eaton, F, Daughter, age 2, born MayfieldEmily Eaton
Edward Booth, M, Boarder, single, age 25, born Warbleton, occupation: farm labourerEdward Booth
Horris Booth, M, Boarder, single, age 20, born Warbleton, occupation: farm labourerHorris Booth

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Colvin, M, Head, married, age 55, born Mayfield, occupation: farm labourerJohn Colvin, farm labourerRushers Cross1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Caroline Colvin, F, Wife, married, age 58, born KentCaroline Colvin
Thomas Colvin, M, Boarder, single, age 20, born Mayfield, occupation: farm labourerThomas Colvin
John Colvin, M, Boarder, single, age 15, born Brenchly, occupation: farm labourerJohn Colvin
Edwin Whitbread, M, Boarder, single, age 20, born Wrotham; occupation Farm LabourerEdwin Whitbread
Emily Whitbread, F, Boarder, single, age 18, born Wrotham; occupation General ServantEmily Whitbread
George Weston, M, Boarder, widowed, age 73, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Weston, farm labourer
Emily Murcer, F, Gd Child, age 7, born Mayfield; occupation ScholarEmily Murcer

3rd Apr 1881CensusBenjamin Bones, M, Head, married, age 51, born Mayfield, occupation: farm labourerBenjamin BonesRushers Cross1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Ruth Bones, F, Wife, married, age 42, born MayfieldRuth Bones
Walter Thomas Bones, M, Son, single, age 15, born Mayfield, occupation: farm labourerWalter Thomas Bones
Ruth Bones, F, Daughter, age 14, born Mayfield, occupation: scholarRuth Bones
Amos Benjamin Bones, M, Son, age 12, born Mayfield, occupation: scholarAmos Benjamin Bones

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward Cosham, M, Head, married, age 69, born Laughton, occupation: thatcherEdward Cosham, farm labourerRushers Cross1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Ann Cosham, F, Wife, married, age 63, born MayfieldAnn Cosham [Foster] [Weston]
Charles Cosham, M, Son, age 18, born Mayfield, occupation: farm labourerCharles Edwin Cosham

5th Apr 1891CensusThomas Carter, M, Head, married, age 47, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: gardenerThomas Carter, gardenerRushers Cross1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Ellen Carter, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Heathfield, SussexEllen Carter
Jane Carter, F, Daughter, age 10, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarJane Carter
Ellen Carter, F, Daughter, age 8, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEllen Carter

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Colvin, M, Head, married, age 66, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Colvin, farm labourerRushers Cross1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Caroline Colvin, F, Wife, married, age 67, born Sundridge, KentCaroline Colvin
Charles E Searle, M, Grandson, single, age 22, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: farm labourerCharles E Searle
Henry Butcher, M, Lodger, single, age 66, born Horsted Keynes, Sussex, occupation: hoop makerHenry Butcher

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Humphrey, M, Head, married, age 74, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerJames Humphry, farmerRushers Cross1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Mary Humphrey, F, Wife, married, age 70, born Mayfield, SussexMary Humphrey [Colvin]

5th Apr 1891CensusHorace Smith, M, Head, married, age 34, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerHorace SmithRushers Cross1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Charlotte Smith, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Tunbridge Wells, KentCharlotte Smith
Sydney G Smith, M, Son, age 5, born Wadhurst, SussexSydney G Smith
Nellie Smith, F, Daughter, age 2, born Wadhurst, SussexNellie Smith
Walter Smith, M, Son, age 2 months, born Mayfield, SussexWalter Smith
George Smith, M, Lodger, single, age 19, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerGeorge Smith

5th Apr 1891CensusStephen Bourne, M, Head, married, age 35, born Horley, Surrey, occupation: farm labourerStephen Bourne, farm labourerRushers Cross1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Fanny Bourne, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Wadhurst, SussexFanny Bourne
James Bourne, M, Son, single, age 15, born Wadhurst, Sussex, occupation: farm labourerJames Bourne
Flora Bourne, F, Daughter, age 11, born Wadhurst, Sussex, occupation: scholarFlora Bourne
Fanny Bourne, F, Daughter, age 6, born Wadhurst, Sussex, occupation: scholarFanny Bourne
Arthur Bourne, M, Son, age 5, born Wadhurst, Sussex, occupation: scholarArthur Bourne
Emma Bourne, F, Daughter, age 3, born Wadhurst, SussexEmma Bourne
May Bourne, F, Daughter, age 1, born Wadhurst, SussexMay Bourne

5th Apr 1891CensusWalter Vince, M, Head, married, age 40, born Oxley, Essex; occupation GardenerWalter VinceRushers Cross1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Hannah Vince, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Mayfield, SussexHannah Vince
Anne Vince, F, Daughter, age 6, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarAnne Vince
Henry W Vince, M, Son, age 2, born Mayfield, SussexHenry W Vince

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn J Whitebread, M, Head, married, age 30, born Brasted, Kent; occupation Farm LabourerJohn J WhitebreadRushers Cross Hill1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Sarah J Whitebread, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Mayfield, SussexSarah J Whitebread
Frederick Whitebread, M, Son, age 10, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation ScholarFrederick Whitebread
Ellen Whitebread, F, Daughter, age 8, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation ScholarEllen Whitebread
Harriett Whitebread, F, Daughter, age 5, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarHarriett Whitebread
Arthur Whitebread, M, Son, age 6 months, born Mayfield, SussexArthur Whitebread

5th Apr 1891CensusCharles Cosham, M, Head, married, age 22, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerCharles Cosham, farm labourerRushers Cross1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Mary Cosham, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Mayfield, SussexMary Cosham
Fanny Cosham, F, Daughter, age 6, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarFanny Cosham
Annie Cosham, F, Daughter, age 4, born Mayfield, SussexAnnie Cosham
Mary Cosham, F, Daughter, age 2, born Mayfield, SussexMary Cosham
Charles E Cosham, M, Son, age 6 months, born Mayfield, SussexCharles E Cosham

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Martin, M, Head, married, age 35, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Christopher Martin, farm labourerRushers Cross Hill1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Julia Martin, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Rotherfield, SussexJulia Norman Martin [Avery]
Alfred Martin, M, Son, age 13, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Alfred Martin
Julia Martin, F, Daughter, age 11, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarJulia Elizabeth Martin
William Martin, M, Son, age 8, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarWilliam James Martin
Albert Martin, M, Son, age 6, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlbert Henry Martin, coal porter
Frank Martin, M, Son, age 4, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarFrank Martin
Kate Martin, F, Daughter, age 1, born Mayfield, SussexKate Edith Martin
John Avery, M, Father, widowed, age 74, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Avery

The Weald is at  Database version 13.2 which has ongoing updates to the 391,245 people; 9,000 places; 613 maps; 3,308 pictures, engravings and photographs; and 246 books loaded in the previous version

Fasthosts web site  
ODNB  
British Libarary  
High Weald  
Sussex Family History Group  
Sussex Record Society  
Sussex Archaeological Society  
Kent Archaeological Society  
Mid Kent Marriages  
Ancestry  
Genes Reunited  
International Genealogical Index  
National Archives  

Top
of the
page