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Robinson Fanthorpe in Norfolk in the 1881 Census

Details of Robinson Fanthorpe of High Street, East Dereham, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Robinson

Last name

Fanthorpe

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

37

Birth year

1844

Occupation

Earthenware & Genl Dealer

Birth town

Lynn

Birth county

Norfolk

Birth place

England

Street

High Street

Town

Parish

East Dereham

County

Norfolk

Country

England

Registration district

Mitford

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Eliner

Last name

Fanthorpe

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

34

Birth year

1847

Occupation

Dealers Wife

Birth place

Lynn, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Robinson

Last name

Fanthorpe

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Dealers Son

Birth place

Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England

First name(s)

Henry Jno

Last name

Fanthorpe

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Dealers Son

Birth place

Ely, Cambridgeshire, England

First name(s)

Robert

Last name

Fanthorpe

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

Dealers Son

Birth place

East Dereham, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Fanthorpe

Relationship

Mother

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

68

Birth year

1813

Occupation

Dealers Mother

Birth place

Belton, Leicestershire, England

First name(s)

Fanny

Last name

Skeet

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

General Servant

Birth place

Thornham, Norfolk, 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 Fanthorpe family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Robinson Fanthorpe and 6 other people

Fanthorpe family summary

NAME
Robinson Fanthorpe
BORN
1844
BIRTH COUNTY
Norfolk
ADDRESS IN 1881
East Dereham, Norfolk, England
An original census record
An original census record

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