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Charles Baker in Lancashire in the 1881 Census

Details of Charles Baker of 29 Cockerhill, Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Charles

Last name

Baker

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

45

Birth year

1836

Occupation

Alderman J.P. Linen Draper

Birth town

Ashbourne

Birth county

Derbyshire

Birth place

England

Street

29 Cockerhill

Town

Parish

Ashton under Lyne

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Registration district

Ashton under Lyne

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Baker

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

47

Birth year

1834

Occupation

-

Birth place

Stalybridge, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Bertha

Last name

Baker

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

-

Birth place

Stalybridge, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Baker

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

-

Birth place

Stalybridge, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Kenneth

Last name

Mininak

Relationship

Apprentice

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Drapers Apprentice

Birth place

Lincolnshire, England

First name(s)

Frederick

Last name

Cooper

Relationship

Apprentice

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Drapers Apprentice

Birth place

Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Potts

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

34

Birth year

1847

Occupation

Domestic Servant

Birth place

Broseley, Shropshire, England

First name(s)

Mary A

Last name

James

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Domestic Servant

Birth place

Madley, Shropshire, 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 Baker family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Charles Baker and 7 other people

Baker family summary

NAME
Charles Baker
BORN
1836
BIRTH COUNTY
Derbyshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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