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John G Murray in Cheshire in the 1881 Census

Details of John G Murray of 17 Randall Street, Tranmere, Cheshire, England

First name(s)

John G

Last name

Murray

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Errand Boy

Birth town

Birkenhead

Birth county

Cheshire

Birth place

England

Street

17 Randall Street

Town

Parish

Tranmere

County

Cheshire

Country

England

Registration district

Birkenhead

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Edward

Last name

Murray

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

41

Birth year

1840

Occupation

Shipwright

Birth place

Liverpool, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Murray

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

47

Birth year

1834

Occupation

-

Birth place

Oswestry, Shropshire, England

First name(s)

Constance

Last name

Murray

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Birkenhead, Cheshire, England

First name(s)

James

Last name

Murray

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Birkenhead, Cheshire, England

First name(s)

Lillian

Last name

Murray

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

-

Birth place

Birkenhead, Cheshire, 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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See the whole Murray family in this 1881 Census record

Includes John G Murray and 5 other people

NAME
John G Murray
BORN
1866
BIRTH COUNTY
Cheshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Tranmere, Cheshire, England
An original census record

This census includes:

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

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