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Jane E Robertshaw (born 1846 in Wandsworth, Yorkshire) living in Halifax, Yorkshire in 1881

Details of Jane E Robertshaw of Burnley Road, Midgley, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England

First name(s)

Jane E

Last name

Robertshaw

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

35

Birth year

1846

Occupation

Shop Keeper

Birth town

Wandsworth

Birth county

Yorkshire

Birth place

England

Street

Burnley Road

Town

Parish

Midgley

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Halifax

All household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Jane E

Last name

Robertshaw

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

35

Birth year

1846

Occupation

Shop Keeper

Birth place

Wandsworth, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Albert

Last name

Robertshaw

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Cotton Packer

Birth place

Midgley, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Robertshaw

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Midgley, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Mary H

Last name

Robertshaw

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Midgley, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Cropland

Relationship

Mother

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

63

Birth year

1818

Occupation

Worsted Winder

Birth place

Dewsbury, 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.

Jane E Robertshaw (born 1846 in Wandsworth, Yorkshire) living in Halifax, Yorkshire in 1881

The 1881 Census return for this household includes 4 other people

An original census record

All household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Jane E

Last name

Robertshaw

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

35

Birth year

1846

Occupation

Shop Keeper

Birth place

Wandsworth, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Albert

Last name

Robertshaw

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Cotton Packer

Birth place

Midgley, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Robertshaw

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Midgley, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Mary H

Last name

Robertshaw

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Midgley, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Cropland

Relationship

Mother

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

63

Birth year

1818

Occupation

Worsted Winder

Birth place

Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England

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