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Archibald Kirkwood in Lanarkshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Archibald Kirkwood of Maxwells Land Cemetry Road, Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Archibald

Last name

Kirkwood

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

47

Birth year

1834

Occupation

Colliery Blacksmith

Birth town

Kilmarnock

Birth county

Ayrshire

Birth place

Scotland

Street

Maxwells Land Cemetry Road

Town

Parish

Blantyre

County

Lanarkshire

Country

Scotland

Registration district

Blantyre

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Kirkwood

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

45

Birth year

1836

Occupation

-

Birth place

Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Kirkwood

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Power Loom Weaver

Birth place

Hurlet, Renfrewshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Christina

Last name

Kirkwood

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Power Loom Weaver

Birth place

Hurlet, Renfrewshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Martha

Last name

Kirkwood

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Power Loom Weaver

Birth place

Linwood, Renfrewshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Kirkwood

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Power Loom Weaver

Birth place

Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland

First name(s)

John

Last name

Kirkwood

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

11

Birth year

1870

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Isabella

Last name

Kirkwood

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Partick, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Archibald

Last name

Kirkwood

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

William

Last name

Kirkwood

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

4

Birth year

1877

Occupation

-

Birth place

Blantyre, 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 Kirkwood family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Archibald Kirkwood and 9 other people

Kirkwood family summary

NAME
Archibald Kirkwood
BORN
1834
BIRTH COUNTY
Ayrshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland
An original census record
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