Perranuthnoe Census of 1851
Census dated 31 March 1851. The Perranuthnoe area consisted of 123 separate occupiers, 121 inhabited houses and 28 uninhabited houses. Population: Males 244 and females 292 – total of 536.

 

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Street/Town Name Age Occupation Birth Notes
Goldsithney
No. 26
Thomas Sampson
Eliza Sampson
Thomas Sampson
William Sampson
James Sampson
Richard Sampson
Jane Sampson
39 Head
39
15
11
9
7
5
Copper miner

Tin miner
At home
At home
At home
At home

Perran
Scilly Is.
Perran
Perran
Perran
Perran
Perran
Thomas died within two months after this census. Eliza would later remarry to a Richard Berryman.
Goldsithney
No. 33
William Sampson
Susanna Sampson
William Gilbert
32 Head
42

16

Copper Miner

Copper miner

Perran
Perran
Perran
Susanna Sampson nee Harvey. William Gilbert son-in-law.
Goldsithney
No. 49
Grace Gundry
Elizabeth Gundry
Jane Sampson
76 Head
43 Dau.
14 G/dau
Assistant?
Home
St Buryan
Perran
Perran
Grace Gundry (nee Andrew) was a widow. Living with Grace is her unmarried daughter in Elizabeth. Jane Sampson was the daughter of Thomas & Mary Sampson (nee Gundry). Thomas and Mary with the remainder of their children migrated to the USA in the late 1840s to Iowa leaving Jane behind.
Perran Downs
No. 49
Richard Samson
Jane Samson
Elizabeth Samson
Henry Samson
42 Head
25 Wife
2
1
Tin miner Perran
Breage
Perran
Perran
Perran Downs
No. 58
James Samson
Mary Samson
James Henry Samson
Mary Samson
30 Head
23 Wife
6
63 Mother
Copper miner Perran
Perran
Perran
Breage
Mary Samson wife (nee Floyd). Mary Samson mother listed as widow.
Gears Hannah James
Jane James
60 Head
18
Outdoor lbr Perran
Perran
Hannah listed as widow.