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John Thresher in Dorset in the 1881 Census

Details of John Thresher of Corfe Hill, Radipole, Dorset, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Thresher

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

45

Birth year

1836

Occupation

Landed Proprietor Farming The Land (900 Acres) Employing 14 Men & 4 Boys

Birth town

Upwey

Birth county

Dorset

Birth place

England

Street

Corfe Hill

Town

Parish

Radipole

County

Dorset

Country

England

Registration district

Weymouth

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Sarah M

Last name

Thresher

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

46

Birth year

1835

Occupation

-

Birth place

Weymouth, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Catherine M A

Last name

Thresher

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

-

Birth place

Radipole, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Mary B

Last name

Thresher

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

-

Birth place

Radipole, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Augustus M

Last name

Thresher

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

-

Birth place

Radipole, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Rosina

Last name

Bailey

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

32

Birth year

1849

Occupation

Genl Sert

Birth place

Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Stretch

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

Genl Sert

Birth place

Berwick St John, Wiltshire, England

First name(s)

Louisa

Last name

Bratt

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

32

Birth year

1849

Occupation

Genl Sert (Dom)

Birth place

Dorchester, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Mary A

Last name

Pierce

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

Genl Sert (Dom)

Birth place

Droitwich, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Lucy

Last name

Goodchild

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

Genl Sert

Birth place

Dorset, 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 Thresher family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes John Thresher and 9 other people

Thresher family summary

NAME
John Thresher
BORN
1836
BIRTH COUNTY
Dorset
ADDRESS IN 1881
Radipole, Dorset, England
An original census record
An original census record

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