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James Leas in Worcestershire in the 1881 Census

Details of James Leas of 43 George Street, Kidderminster Old Borough, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

James

Last name

Leas

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

57

Birth year

1824

Occupation

Engine Driver At Factory

Birth town

Kidderminster

Birth county

Worcestershire

Birth place

England

Street

43 George Street

Town

Parish

Kidderminster Old Borough

County

Worcestershire

Country

England

Registration district

Kidderminster

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Agnes

Last name

Leas

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

Winder At Factory

Birth place

Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Walter

Last name

Leas

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

Labourer At Factory

Birth place

Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Leas

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Factory Hand At Factory

Birth place

Kidderminster, Worcestershire, 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 Leas family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes James Leas and 3 other people

Leas family summary

NAME
James Leas
BORN
1824
BIRTH COUNTY
Worcestershire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Kidderminster Old Borough, Worcestershire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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