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John Burrow in Worcestershire in the 1881 Census

Details of John Burrow of Smithend Green, Leigh, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Burrow

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

81

Birth year

1800

Occupation

Local Methodist Preacher (Retired Machinist)

Birth town

Hallow

Birth county

Worcestershire

Birth place

England

Street

Smithend Green

Town

Parish

Leigh

County

Worcestershire

Country

England

Registration district

Martley

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

George

Last name

Burrow

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

28

Birth year

1853

Occupation

Local Methodist Preacher (Machinist Employing 15 Men)

Birth place

Leigh, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Mary Ann

Last name

Burrow

Relationship

Sons Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

32

Birth year

1849

Occupation

Enginers Wife

Birth place

Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Burrow

Relationship

Grand Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

-

Birth place

Leigh, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Florence A

Last name

Burrow

Relationship

Grand Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

1

Birth year

1880

Occupation

-

Birth place

Leigh, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Mary A E

Last name

Burrow

Relationship

Grand Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Leigh, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Mary Ann

Last name

Cope

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

General Servant

Birth place

Alfrick, Worcestershire, 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 Burrow family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes John Burrow and 6 other people

Burrow family summary

NAME
John Burrow
BORN
1800
BIRTH COUNTY
Worcestershire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Leigh, Worcestershire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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