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Alexander McLean in Lanarkshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Alexander McLean of 318 Bath Street, Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Alexander

Last name

McLean

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

61

Birth year

1820

Occupation

House Factor

Birth town

Leadhills

Birth county

Lanarkshire

Birth place

Scotland

Street

318 Bath 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)

Jessie S

Last name

McLean

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Alexander

Last name

McLean

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Helen C

Last name

McLean

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Annie

Last name

McLean

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Dunbartonshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Roscott H

Last name

McLean

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

4

Birth year

1877

Occupation

-

Birth place

Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Helen

Last name

Simpson

Relationship

-

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

68

Birth year

1813

Occupation

Teacher Annuitant

Birth place

Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

McColl

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

Servant Domestic

Birth place

Appin, Argyllshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Helen

Last name

McColl

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

27

Birth year

1854

Occupation

Servant Domestic

Birth place

Appin, Argyllshire, 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 McLean family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Alexander McLean and 8 other people

McLean family summary

NAME
Alexander McLean
BORN
1820
BIRTH COUNTY
Lanarkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland
An original census record
An original census record

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