The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1891 Mayfield Census
Reference RG12/783: District: Uckfield; Sub-District: Rotherfield; Enumeration District: No 17
Enumerator: Mr George Richardson
Boundary Being that part commencing at Tanners Green to Scotsford Bridge, keeping the parish boundary to Bungehurst and Herrings Down to Old Mill then keep the stream to Wellbrook Bridge up the road to Stone Cross taking the under road to Mayfield Village as far as the Baptist Chapel taking all the houses both sides of the Back lane to Mr Benjamin Buss's then keep the foot path to Sandles and back to Tanners Green.
Contents Comprising Bainden, Hunts, Moat Farm, Moat Mill, Old Mill and Cottages on the Upper part of Old Mill Farm, Cranesdens, School House and Claytons.
The Whole in the Parliamentary Division of Rye.
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 ancestry.co.uk
  • 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

8Hoopers FarmJoseph Clayton, M, Head, married, age 43, born Bradford, Yorkshire; occupation: carpenter
    Ann Clayton, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Bradford, Yorkshire; occupation: national school teacher
    Alice C Clayton, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Bradford, Yorkshire
    Ann Clayton, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Bradford, Yorkshire; occupation: pupil school teacher
    Mary E Clayton, F, Daughter, age 11, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Emily A Clayton, F, Daughter, age 8, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Henrietta Clayton, F, Daughter, age 6, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Inez M Clayton, F, Daughter, age 4, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Rowena G Clayton, F, Daughter, age 1, born Mayfield, Sussex

8Longs CottageWilliam Petitt, M, Head, married, age 73, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Gardener and Domestic Servant
    Rhoda Petitt, F, Wife, married, age 74, born Mayfield, Sussex

8Dollys FollyCharles Medhurst, M, Head, married, age 29, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Cissely Medhurst, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Charles Medhurst, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Beatrice Medhurst, F, Daughter, age 11 months, born Mayfield, Sussex

8Box Cottage, Lower LevelThomas Manser, M, Head, married, age 35, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
    Sarah Manser, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Blackfriars, London
    Thomas Manser, M, Son, age 9, born Walworth, London; occupation: scholar
    Florence M Manser, F, Daughter, age 8, born Camberwell, London; occupation: scholar
    Arthur R Manser, M, Son, age 4, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Esther A Manser, F, Daughter, age 10 months, born Mayfield, Sussex

8School HouseAlbert Miller, M, Head, married, age 41, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation: road labourer
    Susannah H Miller, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: charwoman
    Mary Jane Miller, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: nursemaid
    Albert G E Miller, M, Son, single, age 16, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
    Ellen A D Miller, F, Daughter, age 13, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Emily H B Miller, F, Daughter, age 6, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Clara E Miller, F, Daughter, age 4, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Lilliane F Miller, F, Daughter, age 1, born Mayfield, Sussex

8School HouseGeorge Miller, M, Head, married, age 77, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation: gardener
    Mary Miller, F, Wife, married, age 79, born Horsted Keynes, Sussex

8School HouseHenry Medhurst, M, Head, married, age 32, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: gardener
    Clara Medhurst, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: sempstress
    Walter Ayling, M, Boarder, single, age 27, born Burton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    John Eden, M, Boarder, single, age 23, born Epsom, Surrey; occupation: farm labourer

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