Gwennap Strays on the 1861 Census

Thanks to Joan in Colorado for these transcripts


Dwelling Place: Edwards Cottage, Combmartin-Dev.

BLAMEY, John, Lodger, Widower, age 61, Mine Agent, born Gwennap-Con 

(Lodger in household of James Baker, Carpenter) 


Dwelling Place: 5 Franklyn Court, Devonport-Dev.

TREWARTHA, Robert, Lodger, unmarried, age 33, Bootmaker, born Gwennap-Con 


Dwelling Place: Bannawell Street, Tavistock-De

DAVEY, William, Head, married, age 28, Engine Driver at Foundry, born Gwennap-Con 

DAVEY, Mary Wife, age 23, born Calstock-Con 

DAVEY, Emily, Daughter, age 5, born Sithney-Con v. 


Dwelling Place: Hayne House, Moretonhampstead-Dev.

WILLIAMS, Thomas Henry, Head, married, age 53, Farmer, born Gwennap-Con 

WILLIAMS, Lucy Mary, Wife, age 40, born Morriston-Glam.


Dwelling Place: Brook Street, Tavistock-Dev.

SCOBLE, Joel, Lodger, Widower, Blacksmith, age 80, born Gwennap-Con 

(Lodging with Joseph Gilbert, Copper Miner, born Brazil) 


Dwelling Pace: 10 Salem Place, Exeter St.Sidwell-Dev.

DUNHAM, Henry, Head, married, age 31, Cloth Warehouseman, born St.Day, Gwennap. 

DUNHAM, Matilda, Wife, age 31, born Devonport-Dev. 

Children: Henry, 5; Matilda, 3; Frederick, 9 mos

Dwelling Place: 39 Campbell Street, Paddington, London-Middx.

HITCHENS, Charles Rule, Head, married, age 42, Carpenter, born Gwennap-Con

HITCHENS, Isabella Hawke, Wife, age 40, born Gwennap-Con

HITCHENS, John, Son, unmarried, age 21, Railway Porter, born Gwennap-Con

 HITCHENS, Charles, Son, unmarried, age 18, Railway Porter, born Gwennap-Con

HITCHENS, William, Son, age 15, Scholar, born Gwennap-Con

HITCHENS, Jane, Daughter, age 13, Scholar, born Marylebone-Middx

HITCHENS, Isabella Mary, Daughter, age 3, born Paddington-Middx


3 Merchant Street, St Pauls, Bristol

RENFREY, James, Head, M, 30, Miner – Copper, Gwinapp (Gwennap?), Cornwall

RENFREY, Mary A, Wife, M, 30, Tavistock, Devon

RENFREY, James, Son, 5, Plymouth, Devon

RENFREY, Frederick R, Son, 3, Falmouth, Cornwall


3 Two Trees Passage, St Pauls, Bristol

GUY, Thomas, Lodger, Unm, 24, Cordwainer, Gwennap, Cornwall


Blind Asylum, St Michael, Bristol

P U, 18, (male), Unm, Pupil Basket Making, Gwennap, Cornwall (Blind)


Springfield Villa, St James & St Pauls, Clifton, Bristol

CURTIS, John, Head, M, 52, Public Accountant, Bristol

CURTIS, Elizabeth, Wife, M, 42, Gwennap, Cornwall

CURTIS, Elizabeth W, Dau, 9, Scholar, Bristol

CURTIS, Michael M, Son, 7, Scholar, Bristol


Moor Fields, St George, Bristol

CANNON, John, Head, M, 48, Watch & Clock Maker, St Austell, Cornwall

CANNON, Mary, Wife, M, 47, Key, Cornwall

CANNON, John, Son, Unm, 24, Gardener, Gwennap, Cornwall

CANNON, Elegat, Dau, 15, Cotton M****, C*****t**, Cornwall

CANNON, Sarah J, Dau, 11, Scholar, Tredegar, Monmouth

CANNON, Ann M, Dau, 8, Scholar, Pontypool, Monmouth


Westbury Road, ‘The Hermitage’, Westbury on Trym, Bristol

MICHELL, James, Head, Widower, 64, Proprietor of Copper & Lead Mines, Gwennap, Cornwall

LANYON, Emma, Late Wife’s Niece, Visitor, Unm, 48, Proprietor of Copper & Lead Mines, St Austell, Cornwall

LANYON, Eliza, Late Wife’s Niece, Visitor, Unm, 43, Proprietor of Copper & Lead Mines, St Austell, Cornwall

SANDEN, Sarah, Visitor, M, 55, St Austell, Cornwall

GEACH, Anna, Visitor, Unm, 45, Annuitant, St Austell, Cornwall

LOBB, Elizabeth, Servant, Unm, 37, Cook, St Wenn, Cornwall



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