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John M Thorpe in Lancashire in the 1881 Census

Details of John M Thorpe of 72 Belmont Street, North Meols, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

John M

Last name

Thorpe

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

43

Birth year

1838

Occupation

Confectioner & Vintner

Birth town

Kirkburton

Birth county

Yorkshire

Birth place

England

Street

72 Belmont Street

Town

Parish

North Meols

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Registration district

Ormskirk

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Lucy A

Last name

Thorpe

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

38

Birth year

1843

Occupation

Confectioners Wife

Birth place

Holmfirth, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Ernest

Last name

Thorpe

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Southport, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Clara

Last name

Thorpe

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Southport, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Katherine

Last name

Thorpe

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Southport, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Alfred

Last name

Thorpe

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Southport, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Jannet

Last name

Thorpe

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

1

Birth year

1880

Occupation

-

Birth place

Southport, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Helen E

Last name

Moorhouse

Relationship

Sister In Law

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

39

Birth year

1842

Occupation

Annuitant

Birth place

Holmfirth, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Holland

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Gen Serv Dom

Birth place

Wigan, 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 Thorpe family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes John M Thorpe and 8 other people

Thorpe family summary

NAME
John M Thorpe
BORN
1838
BIRTH COUNTY
Yorkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
North Meols, Lancashire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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