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Ellen Boyd in Lanarkshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Ellen Boyd of 107 Maitland Street, Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Ellen

Last name

Boyd

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

43

Birth year

1838

Occupation

Bag Maker

Birth town

Maybole

Birth county

Ayrshire

Birth place

Scotland

Street

107 Maitland Street

Town

Parish

Barony

County

Lanarkshire

Country

Scotland

Registration district

Milton

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

George

Last name

Boyd

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Moulder

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Alexander

Last name

Boyd

Relationship

-

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Moulder

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Boyd

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Millworker

Birth place

Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Boyd

Relationship

-

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Pottery Worker

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Boyd

Relationship

-

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Catherine

Last name

Murphy

Relationship

Sister

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

57

Birth year

1824

Occupation

Bag Maker

Birth place

Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland

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 Boyd family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Ellen Boyd and 6 other people

Boyd family summary

NAME
Ellen Boyd
BORN
1838
BIRTH COUNTY
Ayrshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland
An original census record
An original census record

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