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John Anstey in Somerset in the 1881 Census

Details of John Anstey of 18 Lansdown Crescent, Bath Walcot, Somerset, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Anstey

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

85

Birth year

1796

Occupation

Late East India Civil Service

Birth town

Bath

Birth county

Somerset

Birth place

England

Street

18 Lansdown Crescent

Town

Parish

Bath Walcot

County

Somerset

Country

England

Registration district

Bath

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Charlotte

Last name

Bennett

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

54

Birth year

1827

Occupation

Annuitant

Birth place

East Indies

First name(s)

Ellen

Last name

Marcon

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

52

Birth year

1829

Occupation

Wife Of Lt Coll Marcon Norfolk

Birth place

East Indies

First name(s)

James

Last name

Phillips

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

60

Birth year

1821

Occupation

Butler Domestic Serv

Birth place

Chatham, Kent, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Caines

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

36

Birth year

1845

Occupation

Ladys Maid Domestic Servant

Birth place

Corsham, Wiltshire, England

First name(s)

Lavinia

Last name

Edwards

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

House Maid Domestic Servant

Birth place

Brixton Deverill, Wiltshire, England

First name(s)

Annie

Last name

Ashman

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

Cook Domestic Servant

Birth place

Midsomer Norton, Somerset, 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 Anstey family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes John Anstey and 6 other people

Anstey family summary

NAME
John Anstey
BORN
1796
BIRTH COUNTY
Somerset
ADDRESS IN 1881
Bath Walcot, Somerset, England
An original census record
An original census record

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