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Henry Roseveare in Cornwall in the 1881 Census

Details of Henry Roseveare of Lestitha Farm, St Cleer, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

Henry

Last name

Roseveare

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Farmers Son

Birth town

Quethiock

Birth county

Cornwall

Birth place

England

Street

Lestitha Farm

Town

Parish

St Cleer

County

Cornwall

Country

England

Registration district

Liskeard

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Samuel

Last name

Roseveare

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

51

Birth year

1830

Occupation

Farmer (Of 182 Acres Emp 3 Men & 2 Boys)

Birth place

Cornwall, England

First name(s)

Jane Wedill

Last name

Roseveare

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

57

Birth year

1824

Occupation

Farmers Wife

Birth place

Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

Emily

Last name

Roseveare

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Farmers Daur

Birth place

Quethiock, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

Wallace

Last name

Roseveare

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Farmer's Son

Birth place

Cornwall, England

First name(s)

William Charles

Last name

Sherwill

Relationship

Nephew

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

4

Birth year

1877

Occupation

-

Birth place

Broadoak, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

Mary Elizth

Last name

Heydon

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

General Serv.

Birth place

Liskeard, Cornwall, 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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See the whole Roseveare family in this 1881 Census record

Includes Henry Roseveare and 6 other people

NAME
Henry Roseveare
BORN
1861
BIRTH COUNTY
Cornwall
ADDRESS IN 1881
St Cleer, Cornwall, England
An original census record

This census includes:

  • Details of all household members
  • Birth dates & locations
  • Occupations
  • Full house address

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