The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Mayfield Census
North of Mayfield including Tidebrook, Rushers Cross, Lake Street, Mouse Hall, Little Trodgers, Renhurst, Holy Trinity Orphanage and Colkins Mill Street
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

13Holy Trinity LodgeFrances Edwards, M, Head, married, age 25, born Yorkshire; occupation: painter journeyman
    Ellen Edwards, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Maidstone; occupation: needle woman
    Rose Edwards, F, Daughter, age 5 m, born Mayfield

13New BarnJohn Cosham, M, Head, married, age 41, born Mayfield, occupation: farm labourer
    Esther Cosham, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Mayfield
    Mary Elizabeth Cosham, F, Daughter, age 11, born Mayfield, occupation: scholar
    Robert John Cosham, M, Son, age 10, born Mayfield, occupation: scholar
    Luther Benjamin Cosham, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield, occupation: scholar
    Esther Cosham, F, Daughter, age 1, born Mayfield

13Furnace HouseJames Kemp, M, Head, married, age 35, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Kemp, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Mayfield
    Winnifred Kemp, F, Daughter, age 8, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Alfred Kemp, M, Son, age 7, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Kate Harriett Kemp, F, Daughter, age 2, born Mayfield
    Elizabeth Harriett Kemp, F, Daughter, age 3 m, born Mayfield
    Marab Wood, F, Visitor, single, age 29, born Hellingly; occupation Cook

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