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John Boon in Staffordshire in the 1881 Census

Details of John Boon of New Town, Rushton James, Staffordshire, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Boon

Relationship

Father

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

77

Birth year

1804

Occupation

Retired Farmer

Birth town

Rushton

Birth county

Staffordshire

Birth place

England

Street

New Town

Town

Parish

Rushton James

County

Staffordshire

Country

England

Registration district

Leek

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Charles

Last name

Boon

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

40

Birth year

1841

Occupation

Brick & Pipe Maker & Farmer Of 14 Acres

Birth place

Biddulph, Staffordshire, England

First name(s)

George Edward

Last name

Boon

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

-

Birth place

Staffordshire, England

First name(s)

Minnie

Last name

Boon

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

11

Birth year

1870

Occupation

-

Birth place

Rushton, Staffordshire, 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.

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NAME
John Boon
BORN
1804
BIRTH COUNTY
Staffordshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Rushton James, Staffordshire, England
An original census record

This census includes:

  • Details of all household members
  • Birth dates & locations
  • Occupations
  • Full house address

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