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James Lawrence in Banffshire in the 1881 Census

Details of James Lawrence of Crossfolds, Ordiquhill, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

James

Last name

Lawrence

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

57

Birth year

1824

Occupation

Farmer Of 61 Acres Of ? 57 Arable Employg 1 Man & 1 Girl

Birth town

Ordiquhill

Birth county

Banffshire

Birth place

Scotland

Street

Crossfolds

Town

Parish

Ordiquhill

County

Banffshire

Country

Scotland

Registration district

Ordiquhill

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

William

Last name

Lawrence

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

35

Birth year

1846

Occupation

Farmers Son

Birth place

Fyvie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Lawrence

Relationship

Daughter-In-Law

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

33

Birth year

1848

Occupation

Farmers Son's Wife

Birth place

Gamrie, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Lawrence

Relationship

Granddaughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Ordiquhill, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

James

Last name

Lawrence

Relationship

Grandson

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Ordiquhill, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Barbara

Last name

Lawrence

Relationship

Granddaughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

-

Birth place

Ordiquhill, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Janet Grant

Last name

Lawrence

Relationship

Granddaughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Ordiquhill, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Ann

Last name

Murrey

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Dom Serv

Birth place

Fordyce, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

William

Last name

Lawrene

Relationship

Grandson

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Banff, Banffshire, Scotland

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 Lawrence family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes James Lawrence and 8 other people

Lawrence family summary

NAME
James Lawrence
BORN
1824
BIRTH COUNTY
Banffshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Ordiquhill, Banffshire, Scotland
An original census record
An original census record

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