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James Thwaites in Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding) in the 1881 Census

Details of James Thwaites of Studley Hall, Lindrick cum Studley Royal and Fountains, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England

First name(s)

James

Last name

Thwaites

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

54

Birth year

1827

Occupation

Usher In Charge (School Master)

Birth town

Ripon

Birth county

Yorkshire

Birth place

England

Street

Studley Hall

Town

Parish

Lindrick cum Studley Royal and Fountains

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Ripon

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Eliza

Last name

Thwaites

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

52

Birth year

1829

Occupation

Housekeeper (Dom)

Birth place

Gloucestershire, England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Thwaites

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Aldfield, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Sarah

Last name

Dobson

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

Housemaid Domestic Servt

Birth place

Pocklington, Yorkshire, 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 Thwaites family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes James Thwaites and 3 other people

Thwaites family summary

NAME
James Thwaites
BORN
1827
BIRTH COUNTY
Yorkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Lindrick cum Studley Royal and Fountains, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
An original census record
An original census record

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