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John Lewis in Glamorganshire in the 1881 Census

Details of John Lewis of 232 High Street, Ystradyfodwg, Glamorganshire, Wales

First name(s)

John

Last name

Lewis

Relationship

Shopman

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Shopman Grocer

Birth town

Birth county

Pembrokeshire

Birth place

Wales

Street

232 High Street

Town

Parish

Ystradyfodwg

County

Glamorganshire

Country

Wales

Registration district

Pontypridd

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Daniel Noah

Last name

James

Relationship

Manager Head

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Shopman Grocer

Birth place

Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales

First name(s)

Griffith

Last name

Davis

Relationship

Shopman

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Shopman Grocer

Birth place

Cardiganshire, Wales

First name(s)

James

Last name

Reynolds

Relationship

Shopman

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Shopman Grocer

Birth place

Dulas, Pembrokeshire, Wales

First name(s)

James

Last name

Morris

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Domestic Servant

Birth place

Pembrokeshire, Wales

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Jones

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

General Servant

Birth place

Montgomeryshire, Wales

First name(s)

Edward

Last name

Plumley

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

39

Birth year

1842

Occupation

Grocer

Birth place

Clifton, Gloucestershire, 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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NAME
John Lewis
BORN
1859
BIRTH COUNTY
Pembrokeshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Ystradyfodwg, Glamorganshire, Wales
An original census record

This census includes:

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

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