This page details all census entries we have found relating to the Hunter family.
These are transcribed as is (no extra information added) apart from "dittos" being expanded
The dates of the census were:
- 1841 was the night of 6 June 1841.
- 1851 was the night of 30 March 1851.
- 1861 was the night of 7 April 1861.
- 1871 was the night of 2 April 1871.
- 1881 was the night of 3 April 1881 .
- 1891 was the night of 5 April 1891.
- 1901 was the night of 31 March 1901.
- 1911 was the night of 2 April 1911.
1841 - Torry & New Mills Pans - John and Helen Hunter
|1841 - Torry & New Mills Pans, Torryburn, Fifeshire, Scotland (PRO Ref , Piece:, Folio:, Page:15)|
|John Hunter||60||Agricultural Labourer|
1841 - Torry & New Mills - Janet Hunter
On the night of 6 June 1841, Janet Hunter was living with her first husband at Torry & New Mills.
|1841 - Torry & New Mills, Torryburn, Fifeshire, Scotland (PRO Ref , Piece:, Folio:, Page:8)|
|John Paterson||30||Cotton H.L.W.|
Next door we have a Peter Paterson.
1851 - Torry Village, Parish of Torryburn - John Hunter & Helen Anderson
On the night of 30 March 1851, John and Helen Hunter are living in Torry Village. In the same building (but separate household) is their daughter Janet Balfour. Their son-in lawDavid Balfour married his first wife Mary Patterson in 1844, but she died in 1849, and by 1851 he has married Janet. Janet's three children by her first marriage are listed as Pattersons, and they are David's stepchildren, so he is not the father.
|1851 - Torry Village, Parish of Torryburn, Fifeshire.|
|John Hunter||Head||Married||70||Agricultural Labourer||Torryburn, Fifeshire|
|Hellen Hunter||Wife||Married||70||Torryburn, Fifeshire|
|David Balfour||Head||Married||33||Mineral Borer||Torryburn, Fifeshire|
|Janet Balfour||Wife||Married||38||Torryburn, Fifeshire|
|John Balfour||Son||16||Scholar||Torryburn, Fifeshire|
|Hellen Patterson||Step-Daughter||Unmarried||13||Scholar||Torryburn, Fifeshire|
|Mary Patterson||Step-Daughter||Unmarried||11||Scholar||Torryburn, Fifeshire|
|John Patterson||Step-Son||Unmarried||9||Scholar||Torryburn, Fifeshire|
1861 - Low Torry, Torryburn, Fifeshire - John Hunter & Helen Anderson
On the night of 7 April 1861 here are John & Helen Hunter, living at Low Torry. They are a separate household, but living in the same building as their recently widowed son-in-law David Balfour who was the father of Janet Hunter Balfour (who married Samuel Gordon). Her mother Janet Hunter, David's second wife has died at this time. Note (not transcribed) that he has 3 rooms with more than one window.
|1861 - Low Torry, Torryburn, Fifeshire .|
|John Hunter||Head||Married||80||Formerly Gardner Labourer||Torryburn, Fife|
|Helen Hunter||Wife||Married||80||Torryburn, Fife|
|David Balfour||Head||Widower||44||Mineral Borer||Torryburn, Fife|
|John Balfour||Son||Unmarried||16||Woodmerchant's Cl.||Torryburn, Fife|
|Janet Balfour||Daughter||8||Scholar||Torryburn, Fife|
|Helen M. Alley||Servant||Unmarried||17||Domestic Servant||Lawiston, Lanlithgow|