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John Burton in Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding) in the 1881 Census

Details of John Burton of Village Street, Dishforth (York Nr), Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Burton

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

53

Birth year

1828

Occupation

Incumbent Of Dishforth (Clergyman)

Birth town

Peterborough

Birth county

Northamptonshire

Birth place

England

Street

Village Street

Town

Parish

Dishforth (York Nr)

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Ripon

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Hester

Last name

Burton

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

59

Birth year

1822

Occupation

-

Birth place

Weston by Welland, Northamptonshire, England

First name(s)

Esther J

Last name

Johnson

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

General Serv (Domestic)

Birth place

Rainton, Yorkshire, 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 Burton family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes John Burton and 2 other people

Burton family summary

NAME
John Burton
BORN
1828
BIRTH COUNTY
Northamptonshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Dishforth (York Nr), Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
An original census record
An original census record

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