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Charles Francis Smith in Cheshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Charles Francis Smith of 41 Moorington Street, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England

First name(s)

Charles Francis

Last name

Smith

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

45

Birth year

1836

Occupation

Borough Police Constable

Birth town

Margate

Birth county

Kent

Birth place

England

Street

41 Moorington Street

Town

Parish

Birkenhead

County

Cheshire

Country

England

Registration district

Birkenhead

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Sarah Jane

Last name

Smith

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

39

Birth year

1842

Occupation

-

Birth place

Birkenhead, Cheshire, England

First name(s)

Frank

Last name

Smith

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Birkenhead, Cheshire, England

First name(s)

Ada Lavinia

Last name

Smith

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

4

Birth year

1877

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Birkenhead, Cheshire, England

First name(s)

Charles

Last name

Smith

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Birkenhead, Cheshire, England

First name(s)

Harriet Caroline

Last name

Smith

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Birkenhead, Cheshire, England

First name(s)

Ellen Ann

Last name

Morgan

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

General Servant (Domestic)

Birth place

Birkenhead, Cheshire, 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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NAME
Charles Francis Smith
BORN
1836
BIRTH COUNTY
Kent
ADDRESS IN 1881
Birkenhead, Cheshire, England
An original census record

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

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