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George Smith in Lanarkshire in the 1881 Census

Details of George Smith of 21 University Street, Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

George

Last name

Smith

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Gender

Male

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

Scholar

Birth town

Glasgow

Birth county

Lanarkshire

Birth place

Scotland

Street

21 University Street

Town

Parish

Barony

County

Lanarkshire

Country

Scotland

Registration district

Anderston

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Robert

Last name

Smith

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

36

Birth year

1845

Occupation

Boilermaker

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Sarah

Last name

Smith

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

35

Birth year

1846

Occupation

-

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

William

Last name

Smith

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Renfrewshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Smith

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Barmaid

Birth place

Port Glasgow, Renfrewshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Joseph

Last name

Smith

Relationship

Brother

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

34

Birth year

1847

Occupation

Boilermaker

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Smith

Relationship

Mother

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

77

Birth year

1804

Occupation

Formerly Cotton Weaver

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, 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.

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NAME
George Smith
BORN
1868
BIRTH COUNTY
Lanarkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland
An original census record

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  • Occupations
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