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John Rees in Glamorganshire in the 1881 Census

Details of John Rees of 37 Hanover Street, Swansea (Town), Glamorganshire, Wales

First name(s)

John

Last name

Rees

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

45

Birth year

1836

Occupation

Master Mariner

Birth town

Birth county

Pembrokeshire

Birth place

Wales

Street

37 Hanover Street

Town

Parish

Swansea (Town)

County

Glamorganshire

Country

Wales

Registration district

Swansea

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Leah

Last name

Rees

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

40

Birth year

1841

Occupation

Master Mariner Wife

Birth place

Pembrokeshire, Wales

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Rees

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

-

Birth place

Pembrokeshire, Wales

First name(s)

Mary J

Last name

Rees

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

11

Birth year

1870

Occupation

-

Birth place

Pembrokeshire, Wales

First name(s)

Leah

Last name

Rees

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

-

Birth place

Pembrokeshire, Wales

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Stephens

Relationship

Relative

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

42

Birth year

1839

Occupation

-

Birth place

Pembrokeshire, Wales

First name(s)

Leah

Last name

Stephens

Relationship

Relative

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

-

Birth place

Pembrokeshire, Wales

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 Rees
BORN
1836
BIRTH COUNTY
Pembrokeshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Swansea (Town), Glamorganshire, Wales
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  • Birth dates & locations
  • Occupations
  • Full house address

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