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Jane Orchard in Dorset in the 1881 Census

Details of Jane Orchard of Sea View Inn, Kinson, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Orchard

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

50

Birth year

1831

Occupation

Housekeeper (Inn)

Birth town

Poole

Birth county

Dorset

Birth place

England

Street

Sea View Inn

Town

Parish

Kinson

County

Dorset

Country

England

Registration district

Poole

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Mary J

Last name

Orchard

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Dressmaker

Birth place

Poole, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Joe

Last name

Orchard

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Tranter

Birth place

Poole, Dorset, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Orchard

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Apprentice

Birth place

Poole, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Blundell

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

46

Birth year

1835

Occupation

Plain Needle Woman

Birth place

Wareham, Dorset, 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 Orchard family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Jane Orchard and 4 other people

Orchard family summary

NAME
Jane Orchard
BORN
1831
BIRTH COUNTY
Dorset
ADDRESS IN 1881
Kinson, Dorset, England
An original census record
An original census record

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