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Ann Leechman in Somerset in the 1881 Census

Details of Ann Leechman of 19 Marlbro Bdgs, Bath Walcot, Somerset, England

First name(s)

Ann

Last name

Leechman

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

57

Birth year

1824

Occupation

Widow Of Clergyman

Birth town

Birth county

Birth place

Scotland

Street

19 Marlbro Bdgs

Town

Parish

Bath Walcot

County

Somerset

Country

England

Registration district

Bath

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Harriet

Last name

Jarrat

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

36

Birth year

1845

Occupation

Cook Domestic Servant

Birth place

Clevedon, Somerset, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Day

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Ladys Maid Domestic Servant

Birth place

Baxterley, Warwickshire, England

First name(s)

Henry

Last name

Ley

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

34

Birth year

1847

Occupation

Butler Domestic Servant

Birth place

Barnstaple, Devon, 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 Leechman family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Ann Leechman and 3 other people

Leechman family summary

NAME
Ann Leechman
BORN
1824
BIRTH COUNTY
-
ADDRESS IN 1881
Bath Walcot, Somerset, England
An original census record
An original census record

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