The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Mayfield Census
The Village of Mayfield including Bainden Farm, Moat Farm, Bungehurst, Holborn House, Sawyers Arms, West Street, Back Lane and Hoopers Farms House
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

14Back LaneEli Eldridge, M, Head, married, age 41, born Mayfield, employs 2 boys; occupation: master carpenter
    Sophia Eldridge, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Mayfield
    Ruth Eldridge, F, Daughter, age 12, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Naomi Eldridge, F, Daughter, age 9, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Ellen Eldridge, F, Daughter, age 6, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Alice Eldridge, F, Daughter, age 2, born Mayfield
    Thomas Eldridge, M, Boarder, single, age 20, born Heathfield
    Thomas Eldridge, M, Boarder, single, age 20, born Heathfield
    Edward Crawley, M, Boarder, single, age 16, born Horsmonden, occupation: journeyman

14Back LaneCharles Cork, M, Head, married, age 55, born Wadhurst; occupation: farm labourer
    Lucy Cork, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Mayfield
    Benjamin Cork, M, Son, single, age 19, born Mayfield; occupation: groom and gardener
    Jonah Cork, M, Son, age 12, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar

14Back LaneRuth Richardson, F, Head, widowed, age 53, born Mayfield
    Sarah Richardson, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Mayfield
    Charles Richardson, M, Son, single, age 18, born Mayfield; occupation Bricklayer's labourer
    Bessie Richardson, F, Granddaughter, age 3, born Tonbridge

14Vale Cottage, Back LaneEdward Underwood, M, Head, married, age 38, born Leicestershire; occupation Agent Of The Protestant Reformation Society (Scriptural Reader)
    Annie Underwood, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Leicestershire
    John Ernest Underwood, M, Son, age 6, born Mayfield; occupation Scholar
    Annie Maud Mary Underwood, F, Daughter, age 1, born Mayfield

14Blackhouse, Back LaneJesse Diplock, M, Head, married, age 66, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Caroline Diplock, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Mayfield

14Blackhouse, Back LaneCharles Musfnatt, M, Lodger (Head), single, age 23, born Wiltshire; occupation: labourer

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