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James Dawber in Lancashire in the 1881 Census

Details of James Dawber of 15 Penton Street, West Derby, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

James

Last name

Dawber

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

44

Birth year

1837

Occupation

Clerk & Time Keeper

Birth town

Birth county

Lancashire

Birth place

England

Street

15 Penton Street

Town

Parish

West Derby

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Registration district

West Derby

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Sarah

Last name

Dawber

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

39

Birth year

1842

Occupation

-

Birth place

Cheshire, England

First name(s)

Margery

Last name

Dawber

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

-

Birth place

Liverpool, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Dawber

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

-

Birth place

Liverpool, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Agnes

Last name

Dawber

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

-

Birth place

Liverpool, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

John J

Last name

Dawber

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

-

Birth place

Liverpool, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Beatrice

Last name

Dawber

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Liverpool, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Edith

Last name

Dawber

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Liverpool, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Joseph

Last name

Lucas

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

44

Birth year

1837

Occupation

Tailor

Birth place

Partington, Cheshire, 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 Dawber family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes James Dawber and 8 other people

Dawber family summary

NAME
James Dawber
BORN
1837
BIRTH COUNTY
Lancashire
ADDRESS IN 1881
West Derby, Lancashire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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