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A move to Boode

John Karslake moved to Higher Boode, Braunton where he was recorded in the 1881 census.  He was 55 and was living with his wife, Ann, 59 , and their daughter, then aged 15, who had been born on Exmoor.  John Henry (23) an unmarried agricultural labourer born in North Molton was living with them.

A few years later, in 1884, John Karslake moved to Mortehoe.  In the 1891 census he was living at 4 Beaufort Villas, Mortehoe (he was 65) with his wife and their unmarried daughter Mary (33) who was described as being a lodging house keeper and Martha (25)   Rev Thornton called to see him in 1894 at Mortehoe but only saw his daughters.