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Walter James Hore Ruthven in Devon in the 1881 Census

Details of Walter James Hore Ruthven of Yeo Vale Mansion, Alwington, Devon, England

First name(s)

Walter James Hore

Last name

Ruthven

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

42

Birth year

1839

Occupation

Baron Of Scotland F.V.D.L. (Oth Local)

Birth town

Plymouth

Birth county

Devon

Birth place

England

Street

Yeo Vale Mansion

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)

Caroline Annesty G

Last name

Ruthven

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

32

Birth year

1849

Occupation

Baroness

Birth place

Chelsea, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Beatrice M Leslie

Last name

Ruthven

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Clewer, Berkshire, England

First name(s)

Alexander G

Last name

Ruthven

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Clewer, Berkshire, England

First name(s)

Christian Malise

Last name

Ruthven

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Chelsea, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Barbara

Last name

Smith

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

38

Birth year

1843

Occupation

Governess (P)

Birth place

Leamington, Warwickshire, England

First name(s)

Ann Sophia

Last name

Jeffery

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

31

Birth year

1850

Occupation

Housekeeper & Ladys Maid

Birth place

Exeter, Devon, England

First name(s)

Maria

Last name

Philpott

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

Cook

Birth place

Chatham, Kent, England

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Symonds

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

28

Birth year

1853

Occupation

Head Housemaid

Birth place

Williton, Somerset, England

First name(s)

Emily

Last name

Fishlock

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Under Housemaid

Birth place

Shrewton, Wiltshire, England

First name(s)

Annie M

Last name

Newberry

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

Nurse

Birth place

Ilminster, Somerset, England

First name(s)

Ellen

Last name

Murless

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

School Room Maid

Birth place

Somerset, England

First name(s)

Norah

Last name

Mitchell

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Kitchen Maid

Birth place

Devon, England

First name(s)

Frederick

Last name

Voysey

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

28

Birth year

1853

Occupation

Butler Domestic

Birth place

Westbury, Somerset, England

First name(s)

Francis

Last name

Robinson

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Footman Domestic

Birth place

Essex, 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 Ruthven family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Walter James Hore Ruthven and 14 other people

Ruthven family summary

NAME
Walter James Hore Ruthven
BORN
1839
BIRTH COUNTY
Devon
ADDRESS IN 1881
Alwington, Devon, England
An original census record
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