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James Jackson in Lancashire in the 1881 Census

Details of James Jackson of High Street, Newton in Makerfield, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

James

Last name

Jackson

Relationship

Step Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Printer Pressman

Birth town

Lymm

Birth county

Cheshire

Birth place

England

Street

High Street

Town

Parish

Newton in Makerfield

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Registration district

Warrington

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

William

Last name

Gloster

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

41

Birth year

1840

Occupation

Bookbinder

Birth place

Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Gloster

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

51

Birth year

1830

Occupation

Bookbinder Wife

Birth place

Hyde, Cheshire, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Gloster

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Book Folder At Printing Works

Birth place

Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Alice

Last name

Gloster

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Book Folder

Birth place

Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Edmund Lee

Last name

Gloster

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Plumber Apprentice

Birth place

Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Horace David

Last name

Evans

Relationship

Adopted

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Derbyshire, 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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NAME
James Jackson
BORN
1859
BIRTH COUNTY
Cheshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Newton in Makerfield, Lancashire, England
An original census record

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  • Birth dates & locations
  • Occupations
  • Full house address

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