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James Ritchie in Aberdeenshire in the 1881 Census

Details of James Ritchie of Boat Of Hatton, Fintray, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

First name(s)

James

Last name

Ritchie

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

61

Birth year

1820

Occupation

Farmer (Of 86 Acres Of Which 82 Arearable Employing 3 Men & 1 Woman)

Birth town

Belhelvie

Birth county

Aberdeenshire

Birth place

Scotland

Street

Boat Of Hatton

Town

Parish

Fintray

County

Aberdeenshire

Country

Scotland

Registration district

Fintray

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Christina

Last name

Ritchie

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

42

Birth year

1839

Occupation

Farmer's Wife

Birth place

Kincardineshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Christina

Last name

Ritchie

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

-

Birth place

Newhills, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Ritchie

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Kincardineshire, Scotland

First name(s)

James

Last name

Ritchie

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

11

Birth year

1870

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Kincardineshire, Scotland

First name(s)

William

Last name

Ritchie

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Kincardineshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Charles

Last name

Ritchie

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Kincardineshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Agnes

Last name

Ritchie

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Kincardineshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Helen

Last name

Lesser

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

General Domestic Serv

Birth place

Banchory Devenick, Kincardineshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Simon

Last name

Duncan

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Farm Serv

Birth place

Kintore, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

First name(s)

William

Last name

Milne

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

Farm Serv

Birth place

St Fergus, 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 Ritchie family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes James Ritchie and 10 other people

Ritchie family summary

NAME
James Ritchie
BORN
1820
BIRTH COUNTY
Aberdeenshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Fintray, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
An original census record
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