Looking at this 1881 entry, I would hazzard a guess that they had a couple of children , moved to Hampshire between the births of them, Walter then died, and then Fanny married a Frederick Skeates, who was a widower with several children!
RG 11 1262 7 8
Frederick Skeates 44 ag lab bnAppleshaw
Fanny 36 bn Wiltshire Woodford
Frank Skeates 15 bn Appleshaw
Fanny Skeates 13 bn App.
Eliza Skeates 12 bn App.
Elizabeth Skeates 10 bn App
Ellen Skeates 8 bn App
Fanny Perry 8 duaghter-in-law bn salisbury Wilts
Charles Perry 6 son in law bn Appleshaw
(In law is often used for a step child)
Bet is was confusing with 3 people called Fanny in the house!