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William Wherry in Cornwall in the 1881 Census

Details of William Wherry of Higher Thorn, Warleggon, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Wherry

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Scholar

Birth town

Warleggan

Birth county

Cornwall

Birth place

England

Street

Higher Thorn

Town

Parish

Warleggon

County

Cornwall

Country

England

Registration district

Bodmin

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

John C

Last name

Wherry

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

41

Birth year

1840

Occupation

Farmer Farming 75 Acres

Birth place

Cardinham, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

Louisa

Last name

Wherry

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

40

Birth year

1841

Occupation

-

Birth place

St Neot, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

John C

Last name

Wherry

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Farmers Son Employed On Farm (Ag)

Birth place

Warleggan, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

James A

Last name

Wherry

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Warleggan, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

Bessie

Last name

Fuge

Relationship

Niece

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

General Servant

Birth place

St Neot, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Hore

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

86

Birth year

1795

Occupation

Annitant

Birth place

Helland, Cornwall, 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.

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NAME
William Wherry
BORN
1867
BIRTH COUNTY
Cornwall
ADDRESS IN 1881
Warleggon, Cornwall, England
An original census record

This census includes:

  • Details of all household members
  • Birth dates & locations
  • Occupations
  • Full house address

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