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John Parker in Berkshire in the 1881 Census

Details of John Parker of Windsor Road, Bray, Berkshire, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Parker

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

72

Birth year

1809

Occupation

Farmer

Birth town

Bray

Birth county

Berkshire

Birth place

England

Street

Windsor Road

Town

Parish

Bray

County

Berkshire

Country

England

Registration district

Cookham

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Anna

Last name

Parker

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

70

Birth year

1811

Occupation

-

Birth place

Bray, Berkshire, England

First name(s)

Henry

Last name

Johnson

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

73

Birth year

1808

Occupation

Farm Labourer Indoor

Birth place

Bray, Berkshire, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Mitchell

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Farm Labourer Indoor

Birth place

Bray, Berkshire, England

First name(s)

Sarah

Last name

Johnson

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

General Servant

Birth place

Bray, Berkshire, 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 Parker
BORN
1809
BIRTH COUNTY
Berkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Bray, Berkshire, England
An original census record

This census includes:

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

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