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Agnes Bowie in Lanarkshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Agnes Bowie of 34 Claremont Street, Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Agnes

Last name

Bowie

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

44

Birth year

1837

Occupation

House Keeper

Birth town

Birth county

Stirlingshire

Birth place

Scotland

Street

34 Claremont Street

Town

Parish

Barony

County

Lanarkshire

Country

Scotland

Registration district

Kelvin

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Peter

Last name

Bowie

Relationship

Brother

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

46

Birth year

1835

Occupation

Wholesale Grocer

Birth place

Stirlingshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Matthew

Last name

Bowie

Relationship

Brother

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

39

Birth year

1842

Occupation

Book Keeper Drapery

Birth place

Stirlingshire, Scotland

First name(s)

William

Last name

Bowie

Relationship

Brother

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

36

Birth year

1845

Occupation

Commercial Traveller

Birth place

Stirlingshire, Scotland

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 Bowie family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Agnes Bowie and 3 other people

Bowie family summary

NAME
Agnes Bowie
BORN
1837
BIRTH COUNTY
Stirlingshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland
An original census record
An original census record

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