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Helen C Hunter in Lanarkshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Helen C Hunter of 188 St George's Road, Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Helen C

Last name

Hunter

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

60

Birth year

1821

Occupation

Housekeeper

Birth town

Birth county

Invernessshire

Birth place

Scotland

Street

188 St George's Road

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)

William

Last name

Hunter

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

33

Birth year

1848

Occupation

Chief Clerk H M Excise

Birth place

England

First name(s)

Arthur

Last name

Hunter

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

27

Birth year

1854

Occupation

City Porter

Birth place

Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Kate

Last name

Hunter

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Teacher Of Music

Birth place

Stranraer, Wigtownshire, Scotland

First name(s)

James

Last name

Forbes

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Apprentice Stationer

Birth place

Stranraer, Wigtownshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Helen A M

Last name

Forbes

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Dressmaker

Birth place

Keig, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Marion

Last name

Mowat

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Gen Domestic Servant

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.

See the whole Hunter family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Helen C Hunter and 6 other people

Hunter family summary

NAME
Helen C Hunter
BORN
1821
BIRTH COUNTY
Invernessshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland
An original census record
An original census record

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