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Thomas J Betty in Devon in the 1881 Census

Details of Thomas J Betty of Dydon Farm, Alwington, Devon, England

First name(s)

Thomas J

Last name

Betty

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

49

Birth year

1832

Occupation

Civil Service Retired

Birth town

Taunton

Birth county

Somerset

Birth place

England

Street

Dydon Farm

Town

Parish

Alwington

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)

Emily

Last name

Betty

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

40

Birth year

1841

Occupation

-

Birth place

Newington, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Edith E

Last name

Betty

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

-

Birth place

Newington, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Bertie E

Last name

Betty

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Bideford, Devon, England

First name(s)

Mabel A J

Last name

Betty

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

-

Birth place

Northam, Devon, England

First name(s)

Olive H

Last name

Betty

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

-

Birth place

Alwington, Devon, England

First name(s)

Amy

Last name

Truen

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

68

Birth year

1813

Occupation

-

Birth place

Newfield, Durham, England

First name(s)

Frederick

Last name

Lee

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Farm Servant Domestic

Birth place

Alwington, 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 Betty family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Thomas J Betty and 7 other people

Betty family summary

NAME
Thomas J Betty
BORN
1832
BIRTH COUNTY
Somerset
ADDRESS IN 1881
Alwington, Devon, England
An original census record
An original census record

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