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James West in Sussex in the 1881 Census

Details of James West of 6 Alciston Street, Alciston, Sussex, England

First name(s)

James

Last name

West

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

70

Birth year

1811

Occupation

Farmer 11 Acres

Birth town

Alciston

Birth county

Sussex

Birth place

England

Street

6 Alciston Street

Town

Parish

Alciston

County

Sussex

Country

England

Registration district

Lewes

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

James

Last name

West

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

40

Birth year

1841

Occupation

Thatcher

Birth place

Alciston, Sussex, England

First name(s)

Ruth

Last name

West

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

37

Birth year

1844

Occupation

-

Birth place

Selmeston, Sussex, England

First name(s)

James

Last name

West

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Ag Lab

Birth place

Selmeston, Sussex, England

First name(s)

Alfred

Last name

West

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Ag Lab

Birth place

Kent, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

West

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Alciston, Sussex, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

West

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Alciston, Sussex, England

First name(s)

Herbert

Last name

West

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Alciston, Sussex, England

First name(s)

Charles

Last name

West

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Alciston, Sussex, England

First name(s)

Alexander

Last name

Stephens

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

70

Birth year

1811

Occupation

Ag Lab

Birth place

West Firle, Sussex, England

First name(s)

Lionel

Last name

Moor

Relationship

Son In Law

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Farm Carter

Birth place

Alciston, Sussex, England

First name(s)

Christany

Last name

Moor

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

House Keeper (Dom) (Farm Carters Wife)

Birth place

Alciston, Sussex, England

First name(s)

Edward

Last name

Moor

Relationship

Grand Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Alciston, Sussex, 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 West family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes James West and 12 other people

West family summary

NAME
James West
BORN
1811
BIRTH COUNTY
Sussex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Alciston, Sussex, England
An original census record
An original census record

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