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Edward Hanmer in Denbighshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Edward Hanmer of 4 Row Nr Police Station Rhostyllen, Esclusham Below, Denbighshire, Wales

First name(s)

Edward

Last name

Hanmer

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

37

Birth year

1844

Occupation

General Labourer

Birth town

Birth county

Denbighshire

Birth place

Wales

Street

4 Row Nr Police Station Rhostyllen

Town

Parish

Esclusham Below

County

Denbighshire

Country

Wales

Registration district

Wrexham

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Henrietta

Last name

Hanmer

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

32

Birth year

1849

Occupation

-

Birth place

Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Thomas Henry

Last name

Matthews

Relationship

Step-Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Liverpool, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Sarah A M

Last name

Hanmer

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

4

Birth year

1877

Occupation

-

Birth place

Bersham, Denbighshire, Wales

First name(s)

Carter Chas

Last name

Hanmer

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Bersham, Denbighshire, 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
Edward Hanmer
BORN
1844
BIRTH COUNTY
Denbighshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Esclusham Below, Denbighshire, Wales
An original census record

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  • Birth dates & locations
  • Occupations
  • Full house address

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