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Edwin Dunk in Berkshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Edwin Dunk of Aubrey Pl Orts Road, Reading St Giles, Berkshire, England

First name(s)

Edwin

Last name

Dunk

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Labourer At Biscuit Factory

Birth town

Hastings

Birth county

Sussex

Birth place

England

Street

Aubrey Pl Orts Road

Town

Parish

Reading St Giles

County

Berkshire

Country

England

Registration district

Reading

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Emily

Last name

Dunk

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

-

Birth place

Reading, Berkshire, England

First name(s)

Arthur Edwin

Last name

Dunk

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

1

Birth year

1880

Occupation

-

Birth place

Reading, Berkshire, England

First name(s)

James

Last name

Rosier

Relationship

Brother In Law

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Labourer At Biscuit Factory

Birth place

Reading, Berkshire, England

First name(s)

Walter

Last name

Rosier

Relationship

Brother In Law

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Labourer At Biscuit Factory

Birth place

Reading, Berkshire, England

First name(s)

Bessie

Last name

Rosier

Relationship

Sister In Law

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Reading, Berkshire, 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.

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NAME
Edwin Dunk
BORN
1856
BIRTH COUNTY
Sussex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Reading St Giles, Berkshire, England
An original census record

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  • Birth dates & locations
  • Occupations
  • Full house address

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