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Alexander Ronaldson in Lanarkshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Alexander Ronaldson of Park Terrace, Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Alexander

Last name

Ronaldson

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

80

Birth year

1801

Occupation

Retired Merchant

Birth town

Birth county

Birth place

Street

Park Terrace

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)

Catharine

Last name

Ronaldson

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

63

Birth year

1818

Occupation

-

Birth place

Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

First name(s)

Dougall

Last name

Cameron

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

39

Birth year

1842

Occupation

Coachman

Birth place

Argyllshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

McInnes

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

Table Maid

Birth place

Wigtownshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

McGaw

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

64

Birth year

1817

Occupation

Cook

Birth place

Australia

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Chesterfield

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Landress

Birth place

Aberdeenshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Isabella

Last name

Thomson

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

31

Birth year

1850

Occupation

House Maid

Birth place

Leith, Midlothian, Scotland

First name(s)

Jemima

Last name

Rendell

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Kitchen Maid

Birth place

Leith, Midlothian, 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 Ronaldson family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Alexander Ronaldson and 7 other people

Ronaldson family summary

NAME
Alexander Ronaldson
BORN
1801
BIRTH COUNTY
-
ADDRESS IN 1881
Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland
An original census record
An original census record

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