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

Details of John Kemp of Birstal Vicarage, Gomersal, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Kemp

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

53

Birth year

1828

Occupation

M A Vicar Of Birstal

Birth town

Huddersfield

Birth county

Yorkshire

Birth place

England

Street

Birstal Vicarage

Town

Parish

Gomersal

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Dewsbury

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

John W

Last name

Throp

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Solicitors General Clerk

Birth place

Birstall, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Ratcliffe

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Pupil Teacher (School)

Birth place

Birstall, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Betty

Last name

Nicholson

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

35

Birth year

1846

Occupation

Housekeeper (Dom)

Birth place

Gomersal, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Annie S

Last name

Sykes

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Housemaid (Dom)

Birth place

Birstall, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Harriet A

Last name

Medley

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Kitchen Maid (Dom)

Birth place

Manchester, Lancashire, 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 Kemp family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes John Kemp and 5 other people

Kemp family summary

NAME
John Kemp
BORN
1828
BIRTH COUNTY
Yorkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Gomersal, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
An original census record
An original census record

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