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Thomas Terwin in Devon in the 1881 Census

Details of Thomas Terwin of Hesmillington Farm, West Putford, Devon, England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Terwin

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

31

Birth year

1850

Occupation

Farmer Of 150 Emp 2 Lab 2 Boys

Birth town

Morwenstow

Birth county

Devon

Birth place

England

Street

Hesmillington Farm

Town

Parish

West Putford

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 A

Last name

Terwin

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

30

Birth year

1851

Occupation

-

Birth place

West Putford, Devon, England

First name(s)

Arthur

Last name

Terwin

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

-

Birth place

West Putford, Devon, England

First name(s)

Frederick

Last name

Terwin

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

-

Birth place

West Putford, Devon, England

First name(s)

Catherine

Last name

Bailey

Relationship

Mother In Law Daughter Law

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

78

Birth year

1803

Occupation

-

Birth place

Bradworthy, Devon, England

First name(s)

Ann

Last name

Pridham

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

General Serv

Birth place

West Putford, Devon, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Stambury

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Farm Servent Indoor

Birth place

Bradworthy, 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 Terwin family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Thomas Terwin and 6 other people

Terwin family summary

NAME
Thomas Terwin
BORN
1850
BIRTH COUNTY
Devon
ADDRESS IN 1881
West Putford, Devon, England
An original census record
An original census record

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