Skip to content

Duke Ormsby in Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding) in the 1881 Census

Details of Duke Ormsby of Union Street, Bilton with Harrogate, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England

First name(s)

Duke

Last name

Ormsby

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

Errand Boy Stationers

Birth town

York

Birth county

Yorkshire

Birth place

England

Street

Union Street

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)

John

Last name

Ormsby

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

53

Birth year

1828

Occupation

Plasterers Laborer

Birth place

Ireland

First name(s)

Bridget

Last name

Ormsby

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

51

Birth year

1830

Occupation

Plasterers Laborers Wife

Birth place

Ireland

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Ormsby

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

11

Birth year

1870

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

York, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Bridget

Last name

Ormsby

Relationship

Sister In Law

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

31

Birth year

1850

Occupation

Charwoman

Birth place

York, Yorkshire, 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.

Findmypast

Register to view the full Ormsby household for free

Includes Duke Ormsby and 4 other people

NAME
Duke Ormsby
BORN
1868
BIRTH COUNTY
Yorkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Bilton with Harrogate, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
An original census record

This census includes:

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

Cookie Notice! The Findmypast website uses cookies. By continuing to access the site you are agreeing to their use. Learn more

×