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Edwin Wilmshurst in Nottinghamshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Edwin Wilmshurst of 7 Market Square, East Retford, Nottinghamshire, England

First name(s)

Edwin

Last name

Wilmshurst

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

48

Birth year

1833

Occupation

Ironmonger Employing 1 Assistant 4 Apprentices And 1 Porter

Birth town

Chichester

Birth county

Sussex

Birth place

England

Street

7 Market Square

Town

Parish

East Retford

County

Nottinghamshire

Country

England

Registration district

East Retford

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Annie

Last name

Wilmshurst

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

47

Birth year

1834

Occupation

-

Birth place

Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Maria Jane

Last name

Wilmshurst

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Ironmongers Daughter

Birth place

East Retford, Nottinghamshire, England

First name(s)

Ellen Jane

Last name

Wilmshurst

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

East Retford, Nottinghamshire, England

First name(s)

Thomas P

Last name

Wilmshurst

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

11

Birth year

1870

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

East Retford, Nottinghamshire, England

First name(s)

Harry L

Last name

Girling

Relationship

Apprentice

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Apprentice To Ironmonger

Birth place

Chatteris, Cambridgeshire, England

First name(s)

Charles

Last name

Wilberforce

Relationship

Apprentice

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Apprentice To Ironmonger

Birth place

York, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Thomas F

Last name

Ball

Relationship

Apprentice

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Apprentice To Ironmonger

Birth place

Bulwell, Nottinghamshire, England

First name(s)

Arthur E

Last name

Chidlaw

Relationship

Apprentice

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Apprentice To Ironmonger

Birth place

Birmingham, Warwickshire, England

First name(s)

Hannah

Last name

Bush

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Cook (Domestic)

Birth place

Askham, Nottinghamshire, England

First name(s)

Emma

Last name

Bush

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Housemaid

Birth place

Askham, Nottinghamshire, 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 Wilmshurst family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Edwin Wilmshurst and 10 other people

Wilmshurst family summary

NAME
Edwin Wilmshurst
BORN
1833
BIRTH COUNTY
Sussex
ADDRESS IN 1881
East Retford, Nottinghamshire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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