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George Morison in Banffshire in the 1881 Census

Details of George Morison of Mrifestones, Rothiemay, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

George

Last name

Morison

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

51

Birth year

1830

Occupation

Farmer Of 96 Ac 90 Arable Employing 2 Men

Birth town

Birth county

Banffshire

Birth place

Scotland

Street

Mrifestones

Town

Parish

Rothiemay

County

Banffshire

Country

Scotland

Registration district

Rathiemay

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Robina A

Last name

Morison

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

38

Birth year

1843

Occupation

-

Birth place

Montreal, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland

First name(s)

George

Last name

Morison

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Maggie

Last name

Morison

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Alexander

Last name

Morison

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Morison

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Andrew

Last name

Morison

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Robina

Last name

Morison

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

James

Last name

Proctor

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

46

Birth year

1835

Occupation

Farm Servant

Birth place

Aberdeenshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Aldie

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Farm Servant

Birth place

England

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Watt

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Farm Servant

Birth place

Newmills, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Pirrie

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Farm Servant

Birth place

Gartly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

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 Morison family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes George Morison and 11 other people

Morison family summary

NAME
George Morison
BORN
1830
BIRTH COUNTY
Banffshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Rothiemay, Banffshire, Scotland
An original census record
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