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Oliver Heywood in Devon in the 1881 Census

Details of Oliver Heywood of Irsha Street, Northam, Devon, England

First name(s)

Oliver

Last name

Heywood

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

35

Birth year

1846

Occupation

Famer 80 Acres Employing 4 Men ((Hands))

Birth town

Birth county

Devon

Birth place

England

Street

Irsha Street

Town

Parish

Northam

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)

Mary

Last name

Heywood

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

41

Birth year

1840

Occupation

-

Birth place

Alwington, Devon, England

First name(s)

Mary Annie

Last name

Lemon

Relationship

Wife Daughter

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

11

Birth year

1870

Occupation

Farmers Daur

Birth place

Appledore, Devon, England

First name(s)

Blanch Ellen

Last name

Heywood

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

-

Birth place

Appledore, Devon, England

First name(s)

Beatrice Louisa

Last name

Heywood

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

1

Birth year

1880

Occupation

-

Birth place

Appledore, Devon, England

First name(s)

Percy G

Last name

Eastman

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

-

Birth place

Bideford, Devon, England

First name(s)

Sophia

Last name

Copp

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Farm Servant (Indoor)

Birth place

Alverdiscott, Devon, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Cornish

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Farm Servant (Indoor)

Birth place

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 Heywood family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Oliver Heywood and 7 other people

Heywood family summary

NAME
Oliver Heywood
BORN
1846
BIRTH COUNTY
Devon
ADDRESS IN 1881
Northam, Devon, England
An original census record
An original census record

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