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George H F Helmer in Devon in the 1881 Census

Details of George H F Helmer of Farm House, Chivelstone, Devon, England

First name(s)

George H F

Last name

Helmer

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

48

Birth year

1833

Occupation

Farmer Of 190 Acres Employing 4 Men & Boy

Birth town

South Pool

Birth county

Devon

Birth place

England

Street

Farm House

Town

Parish

Chivelstone

County

Devon

Country

England

Registration district

Kingsbridge

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Mary E

Last name

Helmer

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

46

Birth year

1835

Occupation

Farmers Wife

Birth place

Chivelstone, Devon, England

First name(s)

George A

Last name

Helmer

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

Farmers Son

Birth place

Chivelstone, Devon, England

First name(s)

Ellen

Last name

Gunn

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

44

Birth year

1837

Occupation

Dairy Maid

Birth place

Devon, England

First name(s)

Sarah

Last name

Bean

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Domestic Servt

Birth place

Stokenham, Devon, England

First name(s)

James

Last name

Stone

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Farm Servant

Birth place

Stokenham, 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.

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NAME
George H F Helmer
BORN
1833
BIRTH COUNTY
Devon
ADDRESS IN 1881
Chivelstone, Devon, England
An original census record

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  • Birth dates & locations
  • Occupations
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