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James Taylor in Banffshire in the 1881 Census

Details of James Taylor of Mains Of Backie Farm, Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

James

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

41

Birth year

1840

Occupation

Farm Overseer

Birth town

Grange

Birth county

Banffshire

Birth place

Scotland

Street

Mains Of Backie Farm

Town

Parish

Rathven

County

Banffshire

Country

Scotland

Registration district

Rathven

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Elspet

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

48

Birth year

1833

Occupation

-

Birth place

Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

William

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Shoemaker

Birth place

Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Helen Agnes

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

-

Birth place

Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Elspet P

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

James

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

First name(s)

George

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Mary Ann

Last name

Browne

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

37

Birth year

1844

Occupation

Shopkeeper

Birth place

Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Elspet

Last name

Strachan

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

37

Birth year

1844

Occupation

Shopkeeper

Birth place

Banff, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Louisa

Last name

Barron

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

37

Birth year

1844

Occupation

Domestic Servant

Birth place

Keith, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

George

Last name

Clark

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

30

Birth year

1851

Occupation

Farm Servant

Birth place

Morayshire, Scotland

First name(s)

James

Last name

McIver

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

30

Birth year

1851

Occupation

Farm Servant

Birth place

Ireland

First name(s)

John

Last name

Buchan

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

Farm Servant

Birth place

Grange, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

John

Last name

Sutherland

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Farm Servant

Birth place

Rathven, 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 Taylor family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes James Taylor and 13 other people

Taylor family summary

NAME
James Taylor
BORN
1840
BIRTH COUNTY
Banffshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland
An original census record
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