DEVON-L Archives

Archiver > DEVON > 2001-08 > 0997913860

From: "Jo Taylor" <>
Subject: Re: 1881 Census occupations
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 00:17:40 +0200
References: <000b01c125bc$eaf52be0$1483acce@oemcomputer>

Hello Jane,

Any good dictionary should give you the answers - a whipper in was (& is) a
hunt employee, assists the MFH.
An annuitant is as you suspected. The daughters wouldn't necessarily be
receiving the income except by default, being his dependants.

Jo Taylor
> I know someone out there has a list of definitions and may have the answer
> to this one.......Occupation is listed as "Whipper In" and his wife as a
> Whipper In's wife!
> Am I correct in saying that an Annuitant is receiving an
> annual income of some sort from somewhere and if her two eldest daughters
> are Annuitants daughters they also receive some or part of this
> income........younger children just listed as scholars etc. as per usual.
> Best regards
> Jane, Ottawa

This thread: