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Elizabeth A Williams in Dorset in the 1881 Census

Details of Elizabeth A Williams of Herringston House, Winterborne-Herringstone, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth A

Last name

Williams

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

85

Birth year

1796

Occupation

Gentlewoman

Birth town

Birth county

Birth place

Ireland

Street

Herringston House

Town

Parish

Winterborne-Herringstone

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)

Edward W

Last name

Williams

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

54

Birth year

1827

Occupation

J P Dorset

Birth place

Ireland

First name(s)

Sophia

Last name

Williams

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

51

Birth year

1830

Occupation

Gentle Woman

Birth place

Kingstown, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Meriel

Last name

Williams

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Gentle Woman

Birth place

Dorset, England

First name(s)

Hulda G

Last name

Williams

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Gentle Woman

Birth place

Dorset, England

First name(s)

Emily L

Last name

Williams

Relationship

Sister In Law

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

40

Birth year

1841

Occupation

Gentle Woman

Birth place

Brighton, Sussex, England

First name(s)

Flora E

Last name

Williams

Relationship

Niece

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Gentle Woman

Birth place

London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Elsie

Last name

Penny

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

52

Birth year

1829

Occupation

Housekeeper

Birth place

-

First name(s)

Mary A

Last name

Plant

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

Cook Domestic Servant

Birth place

Minsted, Hampshire, England

First name(s)

Kate

Last name

Cox

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

Housemaid Servant

Birth place

Dorset, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Ansty

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Housemaid Servant

Birth place

Kenn, Devon, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Godfrey

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

Kitchen Maid Servant

Birth place

Barstable, Devon, England

First name(s)

Emily

Last name

Butrick

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

School Room Maid Servant

Birth place

Moreton, Dorset, England

First name(s)

James

Last name

Smith

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

32

Birth year

1849

Occupation

Butler Servant

Birth place

Devon, England

First name(s)

Sarah

Last name

Robinson

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

34

Birth year

1847

Occupation

Ladys Maid

Birth place

Bristol, Gloucestershire, England

First name(s)

Frederick J

Last name

Pring

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Footman

Birth place

Curry Rivel, Somerset, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Gunning

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

Ladys Maid

Birth place

-

First name(s)

Elen

Last name

Worsley

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

56

Birth year

1825

Occupation

Governess

Birth place

Plymouth, Devon, 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 Williams family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Elizabeth A Williams and 17 other people

Williams family summary

NAME
Elizabeth A Williams
BORN
1796
BIRTH COUNTY
-
ADDRESS IN 1881
Winterborne-Herringstone, Dorset, England
An original census record
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