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John Bremner in Fife in the 1881 Census

Details of John Bremner of Redburn Wynd, Kirkcaldy, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland

First name(s)

John

Last name

Bremner

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Gender

Male

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth town

Birth county

Birth place

Street

Redburn Wynd

Town

Kirkcaldy

Parish

Kirkcaldy

County

Fife

Country

Scotland

Registration district

Kirkcaldy

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Bremner

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

35

Birth year

1846

Occupation

Wife Of Gas Manager

Birth place

Markinch, Fife, Scotland

First name(s)

James

Last name

Bremner

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

-

First name(s)

George

Last name

Bremner

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

-

First name(s)

Alexander

Last name

Bremner

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

-

Birth place

-

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Bremner

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

-

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 Bremner
BORN
-
BIRTH COUNTY
-
ADDRESS IN 1881
Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland
An original census record

This census includes:

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  • Birth dates & locations
  • Occupations
  • Full house address

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