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Jane Stopford in Lancashire in the 1881 Census

Details of Jane Stopford of 32 Duke Street, North Meols, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Stopford

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

59

Birth year

1822

Occupation

Annuitant

Birth town

Ashton under Lyne

Birth county

Lancashire

Birth place

England

Street

32 Duke Street

Town

Parish

North Meols

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Registration district

Ormskirk

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Alice Maud

Last name

Stopford

Relationship

Grand Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

4

Birth year

1877

Occupation

-

Birth place

Birkdale, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Treinor

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Gen Serv Dom

Birth place

Ireland

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 Stopford family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Jane Stopford and 2 other people

Stopford family summary

NAME
Jane Stopford
BORN
1822
BIRTH COUNTY
Lancashire
ADDRESS IN 1881
North Meols, Lancashire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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