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James Meddings in Worcestershire in the 1881 Census

Details of James Meddings of 27 Cowl Street, Evesham All Saints, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

James

Last name

Meddings

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

52

Birth year

1829

Occupation

Carver & Gelder

Birth town

Kempsey

Birth county

Worcestershire

Birth place

England

Street

27 Cowl Street

Town

Parish

Evesham All Saints

County

Worcestershire

Country

England

Registration district

Evesham

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Meddings

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

63

Birth year

1818

Occupation

-

Birth place

Evesham, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Minnie

Last name

Meddings

Relationship

Grand Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Evesham, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Poole

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

27

Birth year

1854

Occupation

-

Birth place

Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales

First name(s)

Frank

Last name

Poole

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales

First name(s)

Bessie

Last name

Hall

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Dressmaker

Birth place

Norton, 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 Meddings family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes James Meddings and 5 other people

Meddings family summary

NAME
James Meddings
BORN
1829
BIRTH COUNTY
Worcestershire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Evesham All Saints, Worcestershire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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