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John Bell in Yorkshire, Yorkshire (North Riding) in the 1881 Census

Details of John Bell of 15 Bon Lea Tr, Thornaby with South Stockton, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (North Riding), England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Bell

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

58

Birth year

1823

Occupation

Iron Calciner

Birth town

Stawley

Birth county

Northumberland

Birth place

England

Street

15 Bon Lea Tr

Town

Parish

Thornaby with South Stockton

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (North Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Middlesbrough

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Ann

Last name

Bell

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

54

Birth year

1827

Occupation

-

Birth place

Alston, Cumberland, England

First name(s)

Robert M

Last name

Bell

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Brass Moulder

Birth place

Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Thomasine

Last name

Bell

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Hannah L

Last name

Bell

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Bell

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Mark

Last name

Thompson

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

83

Birth year

1798

Occupation

Blast Furnace Labourer

Birth place

Northumberland, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Forster

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Blast Furnace Labourer

Birth place

Ferryhill, Durham, 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 Bell family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes John Bell and 7 other people

Bell family summary

NAME
John Bell
BORN
1823
BIRTH COUNTY
Northumberland
ADDRESS IN 1881
Thornaby with South Stockton, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (North Riding), England
An original census record
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