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George Lane in Warwickshire in the 1881 Census

Details of George Lane of 4 Legge Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Lane

Relationship

Son Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Button Maker

Birth town

Birmingham

Birth county

Warwickshire

Birth place

England

Street

4 Legge Street

Town

Parish

Birmingham

County

Warwickshire

Country

England

Registration district

Birmingham

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Charles

Last name

Lane

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

69

Birth year

1812

Occupation

Shoe Maker

Birth place

Birmingham, Warwickshire, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Lane

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

56

Birth year

1825

Occupation

Machinist

Birth place

Warwickshire, England

First name(s)

Prudence

Last name

Lane

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

Umbrella Maker

Birth place

Birmingham, Warwickshire, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Lane

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

1

Birth year

1880

Occupation

-

Birth place

Birmingham, Warwickshire, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Lewis

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

40

Birth year

1841

Occupation

Blacksmiths Labourer

Birth place

Birmingham, Warwickshire, England

First name(s)

Robert

Last name

Swindle

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Chandelier Trade

Birth place

Birmingham, Warwickshire, England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Swindle

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

Gun Nipple Maker

Birth place

Birmingham, Warwickshire, England

First name(s)

Selina H

Last name

Lane

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

-

Birth place

Birmingham, Warwickshire, 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.

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See the whole Lane family in this 1881 Census record

Includes George Lane and 8 other people

NAME
George Lane
BORN
1859
BIRTH COUNTY
Warwickshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
An original census record

This census includes:

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

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