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Arthur Yeldham in Essex in the 1881 Census

Details of Arthur Yeldham of Potter Street, Sible-Hedingham, Essex, England

First name(s)

Arthur

Last name

Yeldham

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth town

Sible Hedingham

Birth county

Essex

Birth place

England

Street

Potter Street

Town

Parish

Sible-Hedingham

County

Essex

Country

England

Registration district

Halstead

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Alfred

Last name

Yeldham

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

41

Birth year

1840

Occupation

Ag Lab

Birth place

Sible Hedingham, Essex, England

First name(s)

Ann

Last name

Yeldham

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

37

Birth year

1844

Occupation

-

Birth place

Sible Hedingham, Essex, England

First name(s)

Emma

Last name

Yeldham

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Sible Hedingham, Essex, England

First name(s)

Ada

Last name

Yeldham

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

4

Birth year

1877

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Sible Hedingham, Essex, England

First name(s)

Susan

Last name

Downs

Relationship

Sister In Law

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

50

Birth year

1831

Occupation

Governess

Birth place

Sible Hedingham, Essex, 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.

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NAME
Arthur Yeldham
BORN
1872
BIRTH COUNTY
Essex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Sible-Hedingham, Essex, England
An original census record

This census includes:

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  • Birth dates & locations
  • Occupations
  • Full house address

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