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David Featherby Thornbury in Surrey in the 1881 Census

Details of David Featherby Thornbury of Figs Marsh Gorringe Villas Eaterhurst, Mitcham, Surrey, England

First name(s)

David Featherby

Last name

Thornbury

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

55

Birth year

1826

Occupation

Barrister M.A. Cantab (Not Practising)

Birth town

Goole

Birth county

Yorkshire

Birth place

England

Street

Figs Marsh Gorringe Villas Eaterhurst

Town

Parish

Mitcham

County

Surrey

Country

England

Registration district

Croydon

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Charlotte

Last name

Thornbury

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

41

Birth year

1840

Occupation

-

Birth place

Cripplegate, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Fred

Last name

Thornbury

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Artist In Oil Painting

Birth place

York, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Egbert David

Last name

Thornbury

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Hammersmith, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Ethel Vida

Last name

Thornbury

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Hammersmith, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Annie

Last name

Dale

Relationship

Sister In Law

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

45

Birth year

1836

Occupation

Annuitant

Birth place

Cripplegate, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Ellen

Last name

Hersey

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Housemaid Domestic Serv

Birth place

Midhurst, Essex, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Gunn

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

Coachman Domestic Serv

Birth place

Great Dunmow, Essex, England

About the 1881 England Wales and Scotland Census

When the 1881 census was taken on April 3rd, the total population of England, Wales and Scotland was recorded as 29,707,207. The First Boer War ended only weeks before the 1881 census.

As with any historical research, the golden rule of family history is to check the original record, or "primary source", wherever possible. We have provided clear images of the original census enumeration books for you to view once you've found the right family in the indexes.

When using census returns, once you have located your ancestor in the census, you should then view the original images to validate your findings. The image of the original document will also help you see the household in the context of surrounding households as all the information will be provided in one clear place, as it was originally written down.

The original documents would have been given to your ancestor several days before 3 April, and the head of household would have been asked to fill in the details for anyone who would have been residing at that address on the census date. If the head of the household was unable to read or write, the enumerator - a literate person who would be collecting the census forms - would help fill in the details. Because of this, however, you may note mistakes that were made, such as name spellings. It should also be noted that many people were often economical with the truth when it came to their ages.

Note: the census includes details of people resident in docked vessels and institutions such as prisons, workhouses, hospitals, and barracks, as well as individual households.

See the whole Thornbury family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes David Featherby Thornbury and 7 other people

Thornbury family summary

NAME
David Featherby Thornbury
BORN
1826
BIRTH COUNTY
Yorkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Mitcham, Surrey, England
An original census record
An original census record

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