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George Ellacott in Devon in the 1881 Census

Details of George Ellacott of Lower Larkworthy Farm House, Ashwater, Devon, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Ellacott

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

65

Birth year

1816

Occupation

Farmer Of 200 Acres Employing 1 Labourer & 2 Boys

Birth town

Hatherleigh

Birth county

Devon

Birth place

England

Street

Lower Larkworthy Farm House

Town

Parish

Ashwater

County

Devon

Country

England

Registration district

Holsworthy

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

John

Last name

Hatch

Relationship

Step Son

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

32

Birth year

1849

Occupation

Farmer And Assistant

Birth place

Tetcott, Devon, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth G

Last name

Hatch

Relationship

Step Daughter

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

36

Birth year

1845

Occupation

-

Birth place

St Giles on the Heath, Devon, England

First name(s)

Francis C

Last name

Hatch

Relationship

Grand Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Luffincott, Devon, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Oxenham

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Farm Servant (Indoor)

Birth place

Beaworthy, Devon, England

First name(s)

Frederick

Last name

Morish

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Farm Servant (Indoor)

Birth place

North Tamerton, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Knight

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

Farm Servant (Indoor)

Birth place

Black Torrington, Devon, England

First name(s)

Harriet A

Last name

Sleeman

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Farm Servant Domestic

Birth place

Boyton, Devon, 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 Ellacott family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes George Ellacott and 7 other people

Ellacott family summary

NAME
George Ellacott
BORN
1816
BIRTH COUNTY
Devon
ADDRESS IN 1881
Ashwater, Devon, England
An original census record
An original census record

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