The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Mayfield Census
South West of Mayfield including Butchers Cross, Huggets Furnace, Hastingford, Little Forge, Stocklands, Pigsfoot Farm, Brick Kiln, Hadlow Down and Five Ashes
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

8Waghorne LodgeJesse Fenner, M, Head, married, age 23, born Heathfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Jane Fenner, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Rotherfield

8Hadlow DownJames Cottingham, M, Head, married, age 71, born Mayfield, occupation: farm labourer
    Hannah Cottingham, F, Wife, married, age 68, born Mayfield

8Hadlow DownGeorge Hemsley, M, Head, married, age 40, born Framfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Georgina Hemsley, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Buxted
    Mary Ann Hemsley, F, [Step]Daughter, age 12, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Harriet Hemsley, F, [Step]Daughter, age 11, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    William Hemsley, M, Son, age 9, born Buxted; occupation: scholar
    Samuel Hemsley, M, Son, age 7, born Buxted; occupation: scholar
    Alice Hemsley, F, Daughter, age 6, born Buxted; occupation: scholar
    Esther Hemsley, F, Daughter, age 5, born Buxted; occupation: scholar
    Ruth Hemsley, F, Daughter, age 2, born Waldron
    Henry Hemsley, M, Son, age 1, born Mayfield

8Hadlow DownPhiladelphia Muddle, F, Head, widowed, age 66, born Mayfield
    Kate Mudd..., F, Granddaughter, age 12, born Buxted; occupation: scholar

8Beer HouseMary Ann Markwick, F, Head, widowed, age 64, born Framfield; occupation: beer house keeper
    John Markwick, M, Son, married, age 24, born Mayfield; occupation: tailor and draper
    Emily Markwick, F, Stepdaughter, married, age 26, born Mayfield
    John Markwick, M, Grandson, age 3, born Mayfield
    Frederick Markwick, M, Grandson, age 1, born Mayfield
    Sally Pierce, F, Sister, widowed, age 50, born Mayfield, and handicap: lunatic
    John Pierce, M, Lodger, single, age 27, born Uckfield; occupation Groom and Gardener
    William Packham, M, Lodger, single, age 38, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourer

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