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Thomas W Tennant in Norfolk in the 1881 Census

Details of Thomas W Tennant of Railway Tavern Norwich Road, Watton, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Thomas W

Last name

Tennant

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

Builder & Innkeeper

Birth town

Saham Toney

Birth county

Norfolk

Birth place

England

Street

Railway Tavern Norwich Road

Town

Parish

Watton

County

Norfolk

Country

England

Registration district

Wayland

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Sarah A

Last name

Tennant

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

-

Birth place

Watton, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Selina M

Last name

Tennant

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Watton, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

David

Last name

Parker

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

Timber Carter

Birth place

Dacre Banks, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Craven

Last name

Wilson

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Timber Carter

Birth place

Dacre Banks, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

James

Last name

Swale

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Timber Carter

Birth place

Dacre Banks, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Sarah A

Last name

Carter

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Domestic Servant

Birth place

Carbrooke, 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 Tennant family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Thomas W Tennant and 6 other people

Tennant family summary

NAME
Thomas W Tennant
BORN
1855
BIRTH COUNTY
Norfolk
ADDRESS IN 1881
Watton, Norfolk, England
An original census record
An original census record

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