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George Featherstone in Yorkshire, Yorkshire (North Riding) in the 1881 Census

Details of George Featherstone of 22 James Street, Thornaby with South Stockton, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (North Riding), England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Featherstone

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

31

Birth year

1850

Occupation

Printer At Pottery

Birth town

Stockton

Birth county

Durham

Birth place

England

Street

22 James Street

Town

Parish

Thornaby with South Stockton

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (North Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Middlesbrough

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Featherstone

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

30

Birth year

1851

Occupation

-

Birth place

Stockton, Durham, England

First name(s)

Andrew

Last name

Featherstone

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Stockton, Durham, England

First name(s)

John Hy

Last name

Featherstone

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Stockton, Durham, England

First name(s)

Mary J

Last name

Featherstone

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Stockton, Durham, England

First name(s)

Eliza A

Last name

Mc Mullen

Relationship

Niece

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

-

Birth place

Stockton, Durham, 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 Featherstone family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes George Featherstone and 5 other people

Featherstone family summary

NAME
George Featherstone
BORN
1850
BIRTH COUNTY
Durham
ADDRESS IN 1881
Thornaby with South Stockton, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (North Riding), England
An original census record
An original census record

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