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James Cator in Norfolk in the 1881 Census

Details of James Cator of Fallgate, Caston, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

James

Last name

Cator

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

40

Birth year

1841

Occupation

Shoemaker

Birth town

Caston

Birth county

Norfolk

Birth place

England

Street

Fallgate

Town

Parish

Caston

County

Norfolk

Country

England

Registration district

Wayland

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Harriett

Last name

Cator

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

35

Birth year

1846

Occupation

-

Birth place

Hastings, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Laura

Last name

Cator

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

-

Birth place

Stow Bedon, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Charles W

Last name

Cator

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Stow Bedon, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Louis

Last name

Cator

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Stow Bedon, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Herbert J

Last name

Cator

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

-

Birth place

Stow Bedon, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Absolom A

Last name

Cator

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Stow Bedon, Norfolk, 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.

See the whole Cator family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes James Cator and 6 other people

Cator family summary

NAME
James Cator
BORN
1841
BIRTH COUNTY
Norfolk
ADDRESS IN 1881
Caston, Norfolk, England
An original census record
An original census record

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