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George Astin in Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding) in the 1881 Census

Details of George Astin of 22 Woodman Terrace, Skipton, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Astin

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

68

Birth year

1813

Occupation

Corn Miller

Birth town

Burnley

Birth county

Lancashire

Birth place

England

Street

22 Woodman Terrace

Town

Parish

Skipton

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Skipton

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Maria

Last name

Astin

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

55

Birth year

1826

Occupation

Unemployed

Birth place

Burnley, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Astin

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Cott. Winder

Birth place

Burnley, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Amelia

Last name

Astin

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Cott. Winder

Birth place

Burnley, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Susan

Last name

Greenwood

Relationship

Grand Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

-

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 Astin family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes George Astin and 4 other people

Astin family summary

NAME
George Astin
BORN
1813
BIRTH COUNTY
Lancashire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Skipton, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
An original census record
An original census record

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