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William Nankivel in Cornwall in the 1881 Census

Details of William Nankivel of Shallow Bridge, St Breward Aka Simonward, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Nankivel

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

41

Birth year

1840

Occupation

Granite Stone Mason

Birth town

Princetown

Birth county

Devon

Birth place

England

Street

Shallow Bridge

Town

Parish

St Breward Aka Simonward

County

Cornwall

Country

England

Registration district

Camelford

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

Nankivel

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

51

Birth year

1830

Occupation

Stone Masons Wife

Birth place

Cornwall, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Nankivel

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

Stone Masons Son

Birth place

St Breward, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

Richard

Last name

Nankivel

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

St Breward, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

Martha

Last name

Nankivel

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

St Breward, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

Ann

Last name

Woolcock

Relationship

Mother In Law

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

76

Birth year

1805

Occupation

Farm Labourers Widow

Birth place

Camelford, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

Joseph

Last name

Bray

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

76

Birth year

1805

Occupation

Farm Labourer

Birth place

Tavistock, 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 Nankivel family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes William Nankivel and 6 other people

Nankivel family summary

NAME
William Nankivel
BORN
1840
BIRTH COUNTY
Devon
ADDRESS IN 1881
St Breward Aka Simonward, Cornwall, England
An original census record
An original census record

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