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Charles Hewett in Glamorganshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Charles Hewett of Butcher Shop New Oxford Street, Swansea (Town), Glamorganshire, Wales

First name(s)

Charles

Last name

Hewett

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

50

Birth year

1831

Occupation

Butcher

Birth town

Highworth

Birth county

Wiltshire

Birth place

England

Street

Butcher Shop New Oxford Street

Town

Parish

Swansea (Town)

County

Glamorganshire

Country

Wales

Registration district

Swansea

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Eliza

Last name

Hewett

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

53

Birth year

1828

Occupation

-

Birth place

Dursley, Gloucestershire, England

First name(s)

James O

Last name

Hewett

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Solicitors Clerk

Birth place

Hannington, Wiltshire, England

First name(s)

Louisa E

Last name

Hewett

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

General Servant

Birth place

Hannington, Wiltshire, England

First name(s)

Sarah

Last name

James

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

71

Birth year

1810

Occupation

Dressmaker

Birth place

Sunderland, Durham, 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 Hewett family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Charles Hewett and 4 other people

Hewett family summary

NAME
Charles Hewett
BORN
1831
BIRTH COUNTY
Wiltshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Swansea (Town), Glamorganshire, Wales
An original census record
An original census record

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