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Edward Joseph Day in Dorset in the 1881 Census

Details of Edward Joseph Day of Green Hill House, Fordington, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Edward Joseph

Last name

Day

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

General Practioner

Birth town

Woodyates

Birth county

Dorset

Birth place

England

Street

Green Hill House

Town

Parish

Fordington

County

Dorset

Country

England

Registration district

Dorchester

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Mary Annie

Last name

Day

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

-

Birth place

Chertsey, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Dorothy Sybil

Last name

Day

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Fordington, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Agnes

Last name

Netton

Relationship

Sister In Law

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

28

Birth year

1853

Occupation

No Occupation

Birth place

Chertsey, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Edmund Taylor

Last name

Harris

Relationship

Boarder Pupil

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Student Of Medicine

Birth place

-

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Read

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Cook General Serv

Birth place

Corfe Castle, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Mary Matilda

Last name

Dolman

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Nurse General Serv

Birth place

Martin, Wiltshire, 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 Day family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Edward Joseph Day and 6 other people

Day family summary

NAME
Edward Joseph Day
BORN
1852
BIRTH COUNTY
Dorset
ADDRESS IN 1881
Fordington, Dorset, England
An original census record
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