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John E Burton in Devon in the 1881 Census

Details of John E Burton of Highfield Buckley Villa, Abbotsham, Devon, England

First name(s)

John E

Last name

Burton

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

46

Birth year

1835

Occupation

Lt Colonel Retired

Birth town

Cheltenham

Birth county

Gloucestershire

Birth place

England

Street

Highfield Buckley Villa

Town

Parish

Abbotsham

County

Devon

Country

England

Registration district

Bideford

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Isabella J

Last name

Burton

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

35

Birth year

1846

Occupation

-

Birth place

-

First name(s)

Evan N

Last name

Burton

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

11

Birth year

1870

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Dover, Kent, England

First name(s)

Colin J M K

Last name

Burton

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Readings, Berkshire, England

First name(s)

Isabella A E

Last name

Burton

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Edward G

Last name

Burton

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

4

Birth year

1877

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Keith, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Francis

Last name

Holman

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Cook (Domestic Serv)

Birth place

Abbotsham, Devon, England

First name(s)

Jean

Last name

Edward

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Nurse (Domestic Serv)

Birth place

Kincardineshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Burman

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

Housemaid Domestic Ser

Birth place

Clovelly, 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 Burton family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes John E Burton and 8 other people

Burton family summary

NAME
John E Burton
BORN
1835
BIRTH COUNTY
Gloucestershire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Abbotsham, Devon, England
An original census record
An original census record

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