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Edward Harrison in Lancashire in the 1881 Census

Details of Edward Harrison of 63 Alexandra Road, North Meols, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Edward

Last name

Harrison

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

78

Birth year

1803

Occupation

Retired Solicitor

Birth town

Preston

Birth county

Lancashire

Birth place

England

Street

63 Alexandra Road

Town

Parish

North Meols

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Registration district

Ormskirk

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Maria Jane

Last name

Harrison

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

51

Birth year

1830

Occupation

-

Birth place

London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Esther A

Last name

Harrison

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Preston, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Maria G

Last name

Harrison

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Preston, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Claudia F

Last name

Harrison

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Bispham, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Margaret E

Last name

Harrison

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Bispham, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Florence M

Last name

Harrison

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Bispham, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Rawson

Relationship

Governess

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

28

Birth year

1853

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Manchester, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Furlong

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Housemaid Domestic Servant

Birth place

Wexford, Wexford, Ireland

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Rourke

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

Cook Domestic Servant

Birth place

Ireland

First name(s)

Elisth

Last name

Jessett

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

38

Birth year

1843

Occupation

Farmers Wife

Birth place

Leominster, Sussex, England

First name(s)

Elisth

Last name

Jessett

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Farmers Daughter

Birth place

Leominster, Sussex, England

First name(s)

Harold E

Last name

Jessett

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

Farmers Son

Birth place

Badby, Northamptonshire, 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 Harrison family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Edward Harrison and 12 other people

Harrison family summary

NAME
Edward Harrison
BORN
1803
BIRTH COUNTY
Lancashire
ADDRESS IN 1881
North Meols, Lancashire, England
An original census record
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