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Charles Bates in Worcestershire in the 1881 Census

Details of Charles Bates of Avenue Rd Thorncliffe, Great Malvern, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Charles

Last name

Bates

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

55

Birth year

1826

Occupation

Birth town

Old Swinford

Birth county

Worcestershire

Birth place

England

Street

Avenue Rd Thorncliffe

Town

Parish

Great Malvern

County

Worcestershire

Country

England

Registration district

Upton on Severn

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Arthur T

Last name

Bates

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

-

Birth place

Malvern Wells, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Sarah

Last name

Badham

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

36

Birth year

1845

Occupation

Cook

Birth place

Mathon, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Frances

Last name

Pritchard

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Housemaid

Birth place

Madresfield, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Lewis

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

31

Birth year

1850

Occupation

Gardener & Groom

Birth place

Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales

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 Bates family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Charles Bates and 4 other people

Bates family summary

NAME
Charles Bates
BORN
1826
BIRTH COUNTY
Worcestershire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Great Malvern, Worcestershire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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