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Georgina Playfair in Lanarkshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Georgina Playfair of Woodside Ter, Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Georgina

Last name

Playfair

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

59

Birth year

1822

Occupation

Birth town

Glasgow

Birth county

Lanarkshire

Birth place

Scotland

Street

Woodside Ter

Town

Parish

Barony

County

Lanarkshire

Country

Scotland

Registration district

Kelvin

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

David J

Last name

Playfair

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Manager Chemical Works

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Anna M

Last name

Playfair

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

-

Birth place

Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Hugh L

Last name

Playfair

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Student

Birth place

Hallside, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Janet

Last name

Credie

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

35

Birth year

1846

Occupation

Laundress Dom Serv

Birth place

Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Jamieson

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

39

Birth year

1842

Occupation

Housemaid Dom Serv

Birth place

Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Jessie

Last name

McCallum

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

35

Birth year

1846

Occupation

Tablemaid Dom Serv

Birth place

Kilmory, Argyllshire, 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 Playfair family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Georgina Playfair and 6 other people

Playfair family summary

NAME
Georgina Playfair
BORN
1822
BIRTH COUNTY
Lanarkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland
An original census record
An original census record

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