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Catherine Y Hawkins in Dorset in the 1881 Census

Details of Catherine Y Hawkins of Wadden, Portisham, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Catherine Y

Last name

Hawkins

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

49

Birth year

1832

Occupation

Farmers Widow

Birth town

Poole

Birth county

Dorset

Birth place

England

Street

Wadden

Town

Parish

Portisham

County

Dorset

Country

England

Registration district

Weymouth

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Charles

Last name

Hawkins

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

Employing 10 Men & 9 Boys Farmer Of 650 Acres

Birth place

Dorset, England

First name(s)

Mary M

Last name

Hawkins

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Farmers Daur

Birth place

Dorset, England

First name(s)

Annie H

Last name

Hawkins

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Farmers Daur

Birth place

Dorset, England

First name(s)

Susan C

Last name

Hawkins

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

55

Birth year

1826

Occupation

Farmers Widow

Birth place

Dorset, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Gillingham

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

47

Birth year

1834

Occupation

Groom & Gardener

Birth place

Dorset, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Legg

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Cook

Birth place

Burton Bradstock, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Eliza

Last name

Diffey

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Housemaid

Birth place

Bincombe, Dorset, 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 Hawkins family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Catherine Y Hawkins and 7 other people

Hawkins family summary

NAME
Catherine Y Hawkins
BORN
1832
BIRTH COUNTY
Dorset
ADDRESS IN 1881
Portisham, Dorset, England
An original census record
An original census record

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