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

Details of George Dawson of Union Inn Meadow Lane, Leeds, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Dawson

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

39

Birth year

1842

Occupation

Inn Keeper

Birth town

Leeds

Birth county

Yorkshire

Birth place

England

Street

Union Inn Meadow Lane

Town

Parish

Leeds

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Leeds

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Alice

Last name

Dawson

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

36

Birth year

1845

Occupation

Inn Keeper Wife

Birth place

Leeds, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Dawson

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

-

Birth place

Sunderland, Durham, England

First name(s)

Walter

Last name

Dawson

Relationship

Brother To Head

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

36

Birth year

1845

Occupation

House Painter

Birth place

Leeds, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Christopher

Last name

Fenton

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

45

Birth year

1836

Occupation

Heckeler (S/m)

Birth place

Leeds, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Harriet

Last name

Dawson

Relationship

Niece

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

-

Birth place

Holbeck, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Ann

Last name

Bowers

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

46

Birth year

1835

Occupation

Servant General (Dom)

Birth place

Leeds, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Bowers

Relationship

Daughter To Above

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Leeds, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Colson

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Hostler (Dom)

Birth place

Selby, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Jowett

Relationship

Nurse

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Nurse (Dom)

Birth place

Hunslet, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Riddle

Relationship

Other

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

32

Birth year

1849

Occupation

Mason Unemployed

Birth place

Scotland

First name(s)

Alexander

Last name

Mekie

Relationship

Tramp

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

30

Birth year

1851

Occupation

Mason Unemployed

Birth place

Scotland

First name(s)

Alfred

Last name

Ratcliffe

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

44

Birth year

1837

Occupation

Engine Fitter

Birth place

Holbeck, Yorkshire, 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 Dawson family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes George Dawson and 12 other people

Dawson family summary

NAME
George Dawson
BORN
1842
BIRTH COUNTY
Yorkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Leeds, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
An original census record
An original census record

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