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Richard Dinnis in Cornwall in the 1881 Census

Details of Richard Dinnis of Lower Widemouth, Poundstock, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

Richard

Last name

Dinnis

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

51

Birth year

1830

Occupation

Farmer 210 Acres 3 Boys

Birth town

Poundstock

Birth county

Cornwall

Birth place

England

Street

Lower Widemouth

Town

Parish

Poundstock

County

Cornwall

Country

England

Registration district

Stratton

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Dinnis

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

48

Birth year

1833

Occupation

-

Birth place

Poundstock, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

Richard

Last name

Dinnis

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

(Farmers Son) (Employed On The Farm)

Birth place

Poundstock, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

William H

Last name

Dinnis

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

(Farmers Son) (Employed On The Farm)

Birth place

Poundstock, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

Mary E

Last name

Dinnis

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

-

Birth place

Poundstock, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Stacy

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

General Servt.

Birth place

Poundstock, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

Emily J

Last name

Dinnis

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Poundstock, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Rowland

Relationship

Mother Law

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

78

Birth year

1803

Occupation

((Formerly Farmers Wife))

Birth place

Poundstock, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Sandercock

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

(Farm Servant) (Indoor)

Birth place

Poundstock, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Grills

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

(Farm Servant) (Indoor)

Birth place

Poundstock, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Barkwell

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

(Farm Servant)(Indoor)

Birth place

Poundstock, 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 Dinnis family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Richard Dinnis and 10 other people

Dinnis family summary

NAME
Richard Dinnis
BORN
1830
BIRTH COUNTY
Cornwall
ADDRESS IN 1881
Poundstock, Cornwall, England
An original census record
An original census record

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