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1871 CENSUS - ROBERT THOMPSON

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Marian

Marian Report 2 Jan 2013 23:43

Could someone please look at the above census for Robert born 1815 ish in County Durham. On the 1881 census he is a widow living at Coundon in the Bishop Auckland registration district with daughter Sarah and grand daughter Emma. His occupation is butcher. In 1861 he is at Little Stainton (his age has been mistranscribed as 69) his wife is called Ann. Thank you. On 1841 census he is at Coundon.

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 2 Jan 2013 23:55

1881 just for info

Name: Robert Thompson
Age: 66
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1815
Relation: Head
Gender: Male
Where born: Bishopton, Durham, England

Civil parish: Coundon
County/Island: Durham
Country: England

Street Address: Church Street
Condition as to marriage: Widow
Education:

Employment status: View image
Occupation: Butcher

Registration district: Auckland
Sub-registration district: Bishop Auckland
ED, institution, or vessel: 31
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 4920
Folio: 82
Page Number: 57
Household Members: Name Age
Robert Thompson 66
Sarah Elis. Thompson 22 born Coundon
Emma Wilkenson 10

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 2 Jan 2013 23:58

1871 but need to check the image

Name: Robert Thompson Sr
Age: 61
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1810
Relation: Head
Gender: Male
Where born: Great Hampton, Durham, England
Civil parish: Coundon
Ecclesiastical parish: Coundon
Town: Coundon
County/Island: Durham
Country: England
Registration district: Auckland
Sub-registration district: Bishop Auckland
ED, institution, or vessel: 27
Household schedule number: 152
Piece: 4930
Folio: 46
Page Number: 29
Household Members: Name Age
Robert Thompson 61
Sarah Thompson 12

Class: RG10; Piece: 4930; Folio: 46; Page: 29; GSU roll: 848018.




Church St
Occupation of butcher
Widower

Marian

Marian Report 3 Jan 2013 00:06

Thank you GB, I am sure this must be him. His age seems to vary with each census.
Best wishes.