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James Shier in Isle of Wight, Hampshire in the 1881 Census

Details of James Shier of 36 Victoria Street, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England

First name(s)

James

Last name

Shier

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

57

Birth year

1824

Occupation

Gardener

Birth town

Tooting

Birth county

Surrey

Birth place

England

Street

36 Victoria Street

Town

Parish

Ventnor

County

Isle of Wight, Hampshire

Country

England

Registration district

Isle of Wight

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Shier

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

53

Birth year

1828

Occupation

Wife Of Above

Birth place

Scotland

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Best

Relationship

-

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

30

Birth year

1851

Occupation

No Occupation

Birth place

London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Eliza

Last name

Mc Gregor

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

47

Birth year

1834

Occupation

No Occupation

Birth place

London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Anniel

Last name

Rowland

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

33

Birth year

1848

Occupation

No Occupation

Birth place

Salisbury, Wiltshire, England

First name(s)

Eliza

Last name

Booker

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

No Occupation

Birth place

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Fell

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

36

Birth year

1845

Occupation

No Occupation

Birth place

Cockermouth, Cumberland, England

First name(s)

John S

Last name

Yates

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

Commercial Clerk

Birth place

Lambeth, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Frederick

Last name

Senning

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

27

Birth year

1854

Occupation

Hotel Waiter

Birth place

Germany

First name(s)

Daniel

Last name

Jacobs

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Colour Mixer

Birth place

London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Emily

Last name

Chalke

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Chamber Maid Domestic

Birth place

Southampton, Hampshire, England

First name(s)

Lucy

Last name

Merrott

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

General Serv Domestic

Birth place

Oxford, Oxfordshire, 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 Shier family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes James Shier and 11 other people

Shier family summary

NAME
James Shier
BORN
1824
BIRTH COUNTY
Surrey
ADDRESS IN 1881
Ventnor, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England
An original census record
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