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George Tweddell in Durham in the 1881 Census

Details of George Tweddell of Holly House, Houghton-Le-Spring, Durham, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Tweddell

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

66

Birth year

1815

Occupation

Genl Practitioner M.R.C.B.

Birth town

Stockton

Birth county

Durham

Birth place

England

Street

Holly House

Town

Parish

Houghton-Le-Spring

County

Durham

Country

England

Registration district

Houghton Le Spring

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Tweddell

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

57

Birth year

1824

Occupation

-

Birth place

Durham, England

First name(s)

Isabel

Last name

Tweddell

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

34

Birth year

1847

Occupation

-

Birth place

Houghton, Durham, England

First name(s)

Anne

Last name

Tweddell

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

33

Birth year

1848

Occupation

-

Birth place

Houghton, Durham, England

First name(s)

Emily

Last name

Tweddell

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

32

Birth year

1849

Occupation

-

Birth place

Houghton, Durham, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Tweddell

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

-

Birth place

Houghton, Durham, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Jackson

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

-

Birth place

Noctorum, Cheshire, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Preston

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

Waiting Maid Dom Servant

Birth place

Gloucestershire, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Palmer

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

House Maid Dom Servant

Birth place

Pittington, Durham, England

First name(s)

Rachael

Last name

Dawson

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

37

Birth year

1844

Occupation

Cook Dom Servant

Birth place

South Shields, 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 Tweddell family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes George Tweddell and 9 other people

Tweddell family summary

NAME
George Tweddell
BORN
1815
BIRTH COUNTY
Durham
ADDRESS IN 1881
Houghton-Le-Spring, Durham, England
An original census record
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