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James Shaw in Lanarkshire in the 1881 Census

Details of James Shaw of Kelvinside Gardens, Maryhill, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

James

Last name

Shaw

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

60

Birth year

1821

Occupation

Justice Of Peace Ironfounder

Birth town

Falkirk

Birth county

Stirlingshire

Birth place

Scotland

Street

Kelvinside Gardens

Town

Parish

Maryhill

County

Lanarkshire

Country

Scotland

Registration district

Maryhill

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Joan

Last name

Shaw

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

58

Birth year

1823

Occupation

-

Birth place

Argyllshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Robert

Last name

Shaw

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

Clerk (Iron Foundry)

Birth place

Cardross, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

First name(s)

James

Last name

Shaw

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Pattern Maker (Ironfoundry)

Birth place

Maryhill, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Archibald M J

Last name

Shaw

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Clerk Ironfoundry

Birth place

Maryhill, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Archibald M

Last name

Innis

Relationship

Brother-In-Law

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

64

Birth year

1817

Occupation

Magistrate (Iron Foundry)

Birth place

Argyllshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Ann

Last name

Peterkin

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

Cook Domestic

Birth place

Aberdeenshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Susan

Last name

Beggan

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Housemaid Domestic

Birth place

Kilmory, Buteshire, 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 Shaw family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes James Shaw and 7 other people

Shaw family summary

NAME
James Shaw
BORN
1821
BIRTH COUNTY
Stirlingshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Maryhill, Lanarkshire, Scotland
An original census record
An original census record

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