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George Richards in Dorset in the 1881 Census

Details of George Richards of Cove Hotel And Post Office, West Lulworth, Dorset, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Richards

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

46

Birth year

1835

Occupation

Hotel Keeper & Post Master Employ 1 Man

Birth town

Corfe Castle

Birth county

Dorset

Birth place

England

Street

Cove Hotel And Post Office

Town

Parish

West Lulworth

County

Dorset

Country

England

Registration district

Wareham

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Richards

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

46

Birth year

1835

Occupation

-

Birth place

Chaldon, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Richards

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Assist In Bar

Birth place

Dorset, England

First name(s)

Charles G

Last name

Richards

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Dorset, England

First name(s)

Thomas H

Last name

Richards

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Dorset, England

First name(s)

Mary H

Last name

Farcey

Relationship

House Maid

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Housemaid General Serv

Birth place

Wrington, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Cecelia E

Last name

Stark

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

General Serv Domestic

Birth place

Dorset, 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 Richards family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes George Richards and 6 other people

Richards family summary

NAME
George Richards
BORN
1835
BIRTH COUNTY
Dorset
ADDRESS IN 1881
West Lulworth, Dorset, England
An original census record
An original census record

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