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John Pote in Cornwall in the 1881 Census

Details of John Pote of Limehead Hamlet, St Breward Aka Simonward, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Pote

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

41

Birth year

1840

Occupation

Granite Mason

Birth town

Princetown

Birth county

Devon

Birth place

England

Street

Limehead Hamlet

Town

Parish

St Breward Aka Simonward

County

Cornwall

Country

England

Registration district

Camelford

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Selina

Last name

Pote

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

44

Birth year

1837

Occupation

Granite Mason Wife

Birth place

Gunnislake, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Pote

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Granite Mason

Birth place

Gunnislake, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Pote

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Granite Mason

Birth place

Princetown, Devon, England

First name(s)

James

Last name

Pote

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Unemployed

Birth place

Princetown, Devon, England

First name(s)

Mary A

Last name

Pote

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

St Breward, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

Agnes

Last name

Pote

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

St Breward, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

Charles

Last name

Pote

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

St Breward, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

Jessie

Last name

Pote

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

St Breward, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

Samuel

Last name

Pote

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

St Breward, 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.

See the whole Pote family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes John Pote and 9 other people

Pote family summary

NAME
John Pote
BORN
1840
BIRTH COUNTY
Devon
ADDRESS IN 1881
St Breward Aka Simonward, Cornwall, England
An original census record
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