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Isabella Watterson in Isle of Man in the 1881 Census

Details of Isabella Watterson of ?, Rushen, Isle of Man, Isle of Man

First name(s)

Isabella

Last name

Watterson

Relationship

Mother

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

85

Birth year

1796

Occupation

Birth town

Birth county

Isle of Man

Birth place

Isle of Man

Street

?

Town

Parish

Rushen

County

Isle of Man

Country

Isle of Man

Registration district

Isle of Man

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Watterson

Relationship

Wife Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

46

Birth year

1835

Occupation

Fishermans Wife

Birth place

Wick, Scotland

First name(s)

William

Last name

Watterson

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

-

Birth place

Isle of Man, Isle of Man

First name(s)

Elizabeth C

Last name

Watterson

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

-

Birth place

Isle of Man, Isle of Man

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 Watterson family in this 1881 Census record

Includes Isabella Watterson and 3 other people

NAME
Isabella Watterson
BORN
1796
BIRTH COUNTY
Isle of Man
ADDRESS IN 1881
Rushen, Isle of Man, Isle of Man
An original census record

This census includes:

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

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