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Edwin Elliott in Dorset in the 1881 Census

Details of Edwin Elliott of Farm House, Kinson, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Edwin

Last name

Elliott

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

67

Birth year

1814

Occupation

Farmer 512 Acres Employing 14 Men 4 Boys

Birth town

Birth county

Hampshire

Birth place

England

Street

Farm House

Town

Parish

Kinson

County

Dorset

Country

England

Registration district

Poole

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Anne

Last name

Elliott

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

54

Birth year

1827

Occupation

-

Birth place

-

First name(s)

Egbert

Last name

Elliott

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Farmers Son

Birth place

Kinson, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Walter

Last name

Elliott

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Farmers Son

Birth place

Kinson, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Wills

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Dom Serv

Birth place

Melbourne, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Maryann

Last name

Bartlett

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Dom Serv

Birth place

Kinson, Dorset, 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 Elliott family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Edwin Elliott and 5 other people

Elliott family summary

NAME
Edwin Elliott
BORN
1814
BIRTH COUNTY
Hampshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Kinson, Dorset, England
An original census record
An original census record

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