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Charles W Forbes in Dorset in the 1881 Census

Details of Charles W Forbes of Sandicotes, Parkstone, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Charles W

Last name

Forbes

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

60

Birth year

1821

Occupation

J.P. For Wilts Income Colonial ?

Birth town

Edinburgh

Birth county

Midlothian

Birth place

Scotland

Street

Sandicotes

Town

Parish

Parkstone

County

Dorset

Country

England

Registration district

Poole

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Jane A

Last name

Forbes

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

47

Birth year

1834

Occupation

-

Birth place

West Ashton, Wiltshire, England

First name(s)

Emma

Last name

Ward

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

46

Birth year

1835

Occupation

Cook

Birth place

Westminster, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Anne

Last name

Shaw

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

36

Birth year

1845

Occupation

Ladys Maid

Birth place

Whitchurch, Hampshire, England

First name(s)

Rose E

Last name

Olding

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

35

Birth year

1846

Occupation

Housemaid

Birth place

Downton, Wiltshire, England

First name(s)

Rosina

Last name

Knight

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Housemaid

Birth place

Swanmore, Hampshire, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Hobbs

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

36

Birth year

1845

Occupation

Footman

Birth place

Potterne, Wiltshire, England

First name(s)

Edward

Last name

Pope

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

34

Birth year

1847

Occupation

Gardener

Birth place

Edmondsham, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Emma

Last name

Pope

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

Washerwoman

Birth place

Nursling, Hampshire, 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 Forbes family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Charles W Forbes and 8 other people

Forbes family summary

NAME
Charles W Forbes
BORN
1821
BIRTH COUNTY
Midlothian
ADDRESS IN 1881
Parkstone, Dorset, England
An original census record
An original census record

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