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Evan Wilkins in Pembrokeshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Evan Wilkins of 1 Laws Street South, Pembroke St Mary, Pembrokeshire, Wales

First name(s)

Evan

Last name

Wilkins

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

57

Birth year

1824

Occupation

Builder

Birth town

Narberth

Birth county

Pembrokeshire

Birth place

Wales

Street

1 Laws Street South

Town

Parish

Pembroke St Mary

County

Pembrokeshire

Country

Wales

Registration district

Pembroke

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Wilkins

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

56

Birth year

1825

Occupation

Builders Wife

Birth place

Narberth, Pembrokeshire, Wales

First name(s)

Ann M

Last name

Wilkins

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

Genl Shop Assistant

Birth place

Pembrokeshire, Wales

First name(s)

Arthur P

Last name

Wilkins

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Shipwright App In Dkyd

Birth place

Pembrokeshire, Wales

First name(s)

Elizabeth M

Last name

Wilkins

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Pembrokeshire, Wales

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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See the whole Wilkins family in this 1881 Census record

Includes Evan Wilkins and 4 other people

NAME
Evan Wilkins
BORN
1824
BIRTH COUNTY
Pembrokeshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Pembroke St Mary, Pembrokeshire, Wales
An original census record

This census includes:

  • Details of all household members
  • Birth dates & locations
  • Occupations
  • Full house address

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