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Thomas Hedden in Devon in the 1881 Census

Details of Thomas Hedden of Higher Tredown, Welcombe, Devon, England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Hedden

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

59

Birth year

1822

Occupation

Farmer Of 230 Acres Employing 4 Men

Birth town

Welcombe

Birth county

Devon

Birth place

England

Street

Higher Tredown

Town

Parish

Welcombe

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)

Fanny

Last name

Hedden

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

58

Birth year

1823

Occupation

Farmers Wife

Birth place

Morwenstow, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Hedden

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

28

Birth year

1853

Occupation

Farmers Son

Birth place

Welcombe, Devon, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Hedden

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

Farmers Daur

Birth place

Bradford, Devon, England

First name(s)

Ann

Last name

Hedden

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Farmers Daur

Birth place

Bradford, Devon, England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Hedden

Relationship

Grand Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

4

Birth year

1877

Occupation

-

Birth place

Welcombe, Devon, England

First name(s)

Samuel

Last name

Tremere

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Farm Serv (Indoor)

Birth place

Welcombe, Devon, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Baglow

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Farm Serv (Indoor)

Birth place

Hartland, Devon, 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 Hedden family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Thomas Hedden and 7 other people

Hedden family summary

NAME
Thomas Hedden
BORN
1822
BIRTH COUNTY
Devon
ADDRESS IN 1881
Welcombe, Devon, England
An original census record
An original census record

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