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Jane Brown in Essex in the 1881 Census

Details of Jane Brown of Rayne Road, Braintree, Essex, England

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Brown

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

37

Birth year

1844

Occupation

Milliner

Birth town

Great Dunmow

Birth county

Essex

Birth place

England

Street

Rayne Road

Town

Parish

Braintree

County

Essex

Country

England

Registration district

Braintree

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Annie R

Last name

Vale

Relationship

Assistant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Milliner Assistant

Birth place

Felsted, Essex, England

First name(s)

Mary Anne

Last name

Jennings

Relationship

Apprentice

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Apprentice (Millr)

Birth place

Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, England

First name(s)

Edith

Last name

Garrad

Relationship

Apprentice

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Apprentice (Millr)

Birth place

Kelvedon, Essex, 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 Brown family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Jane Brown and 3 other people

Brown family summary

NAME
Jane Brown
BORN
1844
BIRTH COUNTY
Essex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Braintree, Essex, England
An original census record
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