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James Bamber in Lancashire in the 1881 Census

Details of James Bamber of Beesley Farm, Haighton, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

James

Last name

Bamber

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

53

Birth year

1828

Occupation

Farmer (Of 26 Acres)

Birth town

Whittingham

Birth county

Lancashire

Birth place

England

Street

Beesley Farm

Town

Parish

Haighton

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Registration district

Preston

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Ann

Last name

Bamber

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

53

Birth year

1828

Occupation

Farmers Wife

Birth place

Broughton, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Robert

Last name

Bamber

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Farmers Son

Birth place

Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Bamber

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Alice

Last name

Taberner

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

78

Birth year

1803

Occupation

((Formerly Laundress))

Birth place

Goosnargh, Lancashire, 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 Bamber family in this 1881 Census record

Includes James Bamber and 4 other people

NAME
James Bamber
BORN
1828
BIRTH COUNTY
Lancashire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Haighton, Lancashire, England
An original census record

This census includes:

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

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