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Cecil Cox in Dorset in the 1881 Census

Details of Cecil Cox of 4 Arlington Terrace, Dorchester All Saints, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Cecil

Last name

Cox

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

45

Birth year

1836

Occupation

Farmer Of 11 Acres 1/4 Land 1 Man & 1 Boy

Birth town

Cattistock

Birth county

Dorset

Birth place

England

Street

4 Arlington Terrace

Town

Parish

Dorchester All Saints

County

Dorset

Country

England

Registration district

Dorchester

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Ann

Last name

Cox

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

52

Birth year

1829

Occupation

Farmer Of 11 Acres 1/4 Land 1 Man & 1 Boy Wife

Birth place

Dorset, England

First name(s)

Eliza Annie

Last name

Cox

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Apprentice

Birth place

Derby, Derbyshire, England

First name(s)

Cecil Willey

Last name

Cox

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

-

Birth place

Dorset, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Cox

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

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 Cox family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Cecil Cox and 4 other people

Cox family summary

NAME
Cecil Cox
BORN
1836
BIRTH COUNTY
Dorset
ADDRESS IN 1881
Dorchester All Saints, Dorset, England
An original census record
An original census record

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