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Walter Mordaunt Thiselton in Dorset in the 1881 Census

Details of Walter Mordaunt Thiselton of 40 East Street, Melcombe Regis, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Walter Mordaunt

Last name

Thiselton

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

44

Birth year

1837

Occupation

Schoolmaster

Birth town

St Pancras

Birth county

Middlesex

Birth place

England

Street

40 East Street

Town

Parish

Melcombe Regis

County

Dorset

Country

England

Registration district

Weymouth

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Rosalina M P

Last name

Thirelton

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

44

Birth year

1837

Occupation

Schoolmistress

Birth place

Dorset, England

First name(s)

Rosalina

Last name

M Thirelton

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Governess

Birth place

Dorset, England

First name(s)

Marian M

Last name

Thirelton

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

-

Birth place

Dorset, England

First name(s)

Louisa A

Last name

Thirelton

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

-

Birth place

Dorset, England

First name(s)

Anna

Last name

Cleal

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Domestic Servant

Birth place

Corscombe, Dorset, 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 Thiselton family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Walter Mordaunt Thiselton and 5 other people

Thiselton family summary

NAME
Walter Mordaunt Thiselton
BORN
1837
BIRTH COUNTY
Middlesex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Melcombe Regis, Dorset, England
An original census record
An original census record

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