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Charlotte I Collins in Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding) in the 1881 Census

Details of Charlotte I Collins of Croxeth House, Bilton with Harrogate, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England

First name(s)

Charlotte I

Last name

Collins

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

63

Birth year

1818

Occupation

Gentlewoman

Birth town

Hastings

Birth county

Sussex

Birth place

England

Street

Croxeth House

Town

Parish

Bilton with Harrogate

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Knaresborough

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Charlotte I

Last name

Collins

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

32

Birth year

1849

Occupation

Gentlewoman

Birth place

Maryport, Cumberland, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Thompson

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

Domestic Cook

Birth place

Cockermouth, Cumberland, England

First name(s)

Margaret Anni

Last name

Maffary

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Domestic Housemaid

Birth place

Appleby, Westmorland, 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 Collins family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Charlotte I Collins and 3 other people

Collins family summary

NAME
Charlotte I Collins
BORN
1818
BIRTH COUNTY
Sussex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Bilton with Harrogate, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
An original census record
An original census record

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