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Helen McDonough in Lanarkshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Helen McDonough of 39 William Street, Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Helen

Last name

McDonough

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

60

Birth year

1821

Occupation

Birth town

Birth county

Birth place

Ireland

Street

39 William Street

Town

Parish

Barony

County

Lanarkshire

Country

Scotland

Registration district

Camlachie

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Martha

Last name

McDonough

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Cotton Mill Weaver

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

John

Last name

Stevenson

Relationship

Grandson

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Currier

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 McDonough family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Helen McDonough and 2 other people

McDonough family summary

NAME
Helen McDonough
BORN
1821
BIRTH COUNTY
-
ADDRESS IN 1881
Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland
An original census record
An original census record

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