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Alice Hughes in Lanarkshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Alice Hughes of 16 William Street, Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Alice

Last name

Hughes

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

42

Birth year

1839

Occupation

Cotton Mill Worker

Birth town

Birth county

Birth place

Ireland

Street

16 William Street

Town

Parish

Barony

County

Lanarkshire

Country

Scotland

Registration district

Camlachie

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Edward

Last name

Hughes

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Cotton Mill Worker

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Christina

Last name

Fitzpatrick

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

Jute Factory Worker

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Annie

Last name

Manchan

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

50

Birth year

1831

Occupation

Power Loom Weaver

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, 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 Hughes family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Alice Hughes and 3 other people

Hughes family summary

NAME
Alice Hughes
BORN
1839
BIRTH COUNTY
-
ADDRESS IN 1881
Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland
An original census record
An original census record

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