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James Bowie in Lanarkshire in the 1881 Census

Details of James Bowie of 18 East Crawford Street, Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

James

Last name

Bowie

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

58

Birth year

1823

Occupation

Joiner

Birth town

Glasgow

Birth county

Lanarkshire

Birth place

Scotland

Street

18 East Crawford 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)

Agnes Somervil

Last name

Bowie

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

56

Birth year

1825

Occupation

Joiner Wife

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Robert Somervil

Last name

Bowie

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

34

Birth year

1847

Occupation

Drapery Saleman

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

David Bell

Last name

Bowie

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

27

Birth year

1854

Occupation

Jewellers Saleman

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

George Little

Last name

Bowie

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Dentist

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Agnes Jane Sommervil

Last name

Bowie

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Teacher

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Maud

Last name

Christie

Relationship

Daughter-In-Law

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Housekeeper

Birth place

Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Bowie

Relationship

Granddaughter

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

England

First name(s)

James

Last name

Bowie

Relationship

Grandson

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Elliot

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

General Servant

Birth place

Ireland

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 Bowie family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes James Bowie and 9 other people

Bowie family summary

NAME
James Bowie
BORN
1823
BIRTH COUNTY
Lanarkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland
An original census record
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