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John Hunter in Roxburghshire in the 1881 Census

Details of John Hunter of Wilton Path, Wilton, Roxburghshire, Scotland

First name(s)

John

Last name

Hunter

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Wool Hand Loom Weaver

Birth town

Tillicoultry

Birth county

Clackmannanshire

Birth place

Scotland

Street

Wilton Path

Town

Parish

Wilton

County

Roxburghshire

Country

Scotland

Registration district

Wilton

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Ann

Last name

Miller

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

50

Birth year

1831

Occupation

-

Birth place

Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Miller

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Wool Power Loom Weaver

Birth place

Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

First name(s)

Ann

Last name

Miller

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Wool Power Loom Weaver

Birth place

Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Hunter

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Galashiels, Roxburghshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Euphemia

Last name

Hunter

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Galashiels, Roxburghshire, Scotland

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 Hunter family in this 1881 Census record

Includes John Hunter and 5 other people

NAME
John Hunter
BORN
-
BIRTH COUNTY
Clackmannanshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Wilton, Roxburghshire, Scotland
An original census record

This census includes:

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

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