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Abraham Ward in Cheshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Abraham Ward of 8 Ashton Place, Dukinfield (Cheshire), Cheshire, England

First name(s)

Abraham

Last name

Ward

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

54

Birth year

1827

Occupation

Cotton Blowing Room Major Unemployed

Birth town

Tintwistle

Birth county

Cheshire

Birth place

England

Street

8 Ashton Place

Town

Parish

Dukinfield (Cheshire)

County

Cheshire

Country

England

Registration district

Ashton under Lyne

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Ward

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

50

Birth year

1831

Occupation

-

Birth place

Ireland

First name(s)

John

Last name

Ward

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Outdoor Laborer

Birth place

Stalybridge, Cheshire, England

First name(s)

Sarah

Last name

Ward

Relationship

Daughter In Law

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

Cotton Blowing Room Hand

Birth place

Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Abraham

Last name

Ward

Relationship

Grand Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Stalybridge, Cheshire, England

First name(s)

Martha

Last name

Bardsley

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Cotton Frame Tenter

Birth place

Stalybridge, Cheshire, England

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Bardsley

Relationship

Grand Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

-

Birth place

Stalybridge, Cheshire, England

First name(s)

Joseph

Last name

Gaskell

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

44

Birth year

1837

Occupation

Chimney Sweep

Birth place

Stalybridge, Cheshire, England

First name(s)

Matthew

Last name

Whalley

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Cotton Piecer

Birth place

Stalybridge, Cheshire, England

About the 1881 England Wales and Scotland Census

When the 1881 census was taken on April 3rd, the total population of England, Wales and Scotland was recorded as 29,707,207. The First Boer War ended only weeks before the 1881 census.

As with any historical research, the golden rule of family history is to check the original record, or "primary source", wherever possible. We have provided clear images of the original census enumeration books for you to view once you've found the right family in the indexes.

When using census returns, once you have located your ancestor in the census, you should then view the original images to validate your findings. The image of the original document will also help you see the household in the context of surrounding households as all the information will be provided in one clear place, as it was originally written down.

The original documents would have been given to your ancestor several days before 3 April, and the head of household would have been asked to fill in the details for anyone who would have been residing at that address on the census date. If the head of the household was unable to read or write, the enumerator - a literate person who would be collecting the census forms - would help fill in the details. Because of this, however, you may note mistakes that were made, such as name spellings. It should also be noted that many people were often economical with the truth when it came to their ages.

Note: the census includes details of people resident in docked vessels and institutions such as prisons, workhouses, hospitals, and barracks, as well as individual households.

See the whole Ward family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Abraham Ward and 8 other people

Ward family summary

NAME
Abraham Ward
BORN
1827
BIRTH COUNTY
Cheshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Dukinfield (Cheshire), Cheshire, England
An original census record
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