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Harriet Jessop in Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding) in the 1881 Census

Details of Harriet Jessop of Bradley Mills, Dalton, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England

First name(s)

Harriet

Last name

Jessop

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

55

Birth year

1826

Occupation

Birth town

Dalton

Birth county

Yorkshire

Birth place

England

Street

Bradley Mills

Town

Parish

Dalton

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Huddersfield

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

John

Last name

Jessop

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Mechanic Turner (E & M)

Birth place

Dalton, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Jessop

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Joiner

Birth place

Dalton, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Jessop

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Winder (W)

Birth place

Dalton, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Joe

Last name

Jessop

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Dyer

Birth place

Dalton, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Emma

Last name

Jessop

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Cloth Weaver

Birth place

Dalton, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Jessop

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Dalton, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Tom

Last name

Jessop

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Dalton, Yorkshire, 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.

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See the whole Jessop family in this 1881 Census record

Includes Harriet Jessop and 7 other people

NAME
Harriet Jessop
BORN
1826
BIRTH COUNTY
Yorkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Dalton, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
An original census record

This census includes:

  • Details of all household members
  • Birth dates & locations
  • Occupations
  • Full house address

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