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David Rees in Pembrokeshire in the 1881 Census

Details of David Rees of Trevine, Llanrian, Pembrokeshire, Wales

First name(s)

David

Last name

Rees

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

42

Birth year

1839

Occupation

(Gen) Shop Keeper

Birth town

Pembroke

Birth county

Pembrokeshire

Birth place

Wales

Street

Trevine

Town

Parish

Llanrian

County

Pembrokeshire

Country

Wales

Registration district

Haverfordwest

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Phoebe

Last name

Rees

Relationship

Mother Wife

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

69

Birth year

1812

Occupation

-

Birth place

Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, 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.

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NAME
David Rees
BORN
1839
BIRTH COUNTY
Pembrokeshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Llanrian, Pembrokeshire, Wales
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