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Benjamin Philpin in Glamorganshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Benjamin Philpin of 121 Rodney Street, Swansea (Town), Glamorganshire, Wales

First name(s)

Benjamin

Last name

Philpin

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

31

Birth year

1850

Occupation

Cooper

Birth town

Birth county

Pembrokeshire

Birth place

Wales

Street

121 Rodney Street

Town

Parish

Swansea (Town)

County

Glamorganshire

Country

Wales

Registration district

Swansea

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Philpin

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

33

Birth year

1848

Occupation

-

Birth place

Pembrokeshire, Wales

First name(s)

Thomas W

Last name

Philpin

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Pembrokeshire, Wales

First name(s)

Constance M

Last name

Philpin

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales

First name(s)

Benjamin W

Last name

Philpin

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

4

Birth year

1877

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales

First name(s)

Charles H

Last name

Philpin

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

1

Birth year

1880

Occupation

-

Birth place

Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales

First name(s)

Ann

Last name

Philpin

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Domestic Servant

Birth place

Pembrokeshire, Wales

First name(s)

James

Last name

Griffiths

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Masons Labourer

Birth place

Pembrokeshire, Wales

First name(s)

Charles

Last name

Lewis

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Sailor

Birth place

London, Middlesex, 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 Philpin family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Benjamin Philpin and 8 other people

Philpin family summary

NAME
Benjamin Philpin
BORN
1850
BIRTH COUNTY
Pembrokeshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Swansea (Town), Glamorganshire, Wales
An original census record
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