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Catherine Blundell in Lancashire in the 1881 Census

Details of Catherine Blundell of Aspinwall Lane, Halsall, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Catherine

Last name

Blundell

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

General Serv

Birth town

Halsall

Birth county

Lancashire

Birth place

England

Street

Aspinwall Lane

Town

Parish

Halsall

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Registration district

Ormskirk

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Ackers

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Farmer Of 48 Acres Employs 2 Labourers

Birth place

Halsall, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Ackers

Relationship

Sister

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Housekeeper

Birth place

Halsall, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Ackers

Relationship

Brother

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Farmers Brother

Birth place

Halsall, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Henry

Last name

Hale

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Farm Serv (Indoor)

Birth place

Aughton, Lancashire, 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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See the whole Blundell family in this 1881 Census record

Includes Catherine Blundell and 4 other people

NAME
Catherine Blundell
BORN
1860
BIRTH COUNTY
Lancashire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Halsall, Lancashire, England
An original census record

This census includes:

  • Details of all household members
  • Birth dates & locations
  • Occupations
  • Full house address

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