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John Ross Taylor in Dorset in the 1881 Census

Details of John Ross Taylor of Latnam Farm, Longfleet, Dorset, England

First name(s)

John Ross

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

49

Birth year

1832

Occupation

Farmer & Butcher

Birth town

Birth county

Dorset

Birth place

England

Street

Latnam Farm

Town

Parish

Longfleet

County

Dorset

Country

England

Registration district

Poole

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Maria Grace

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

50

Birth year

1831

Occupation

Wife

Birth place

Poole, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Elisabeth

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

-

Birth place

Poole, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Henry

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Farmer & Butcher Son

Birth place

Poole, Dorset, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Parkstone, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Alfred John

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Parkstone, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Annie

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Niece

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

-

Birth place

Wimborne, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Graham

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

General Servant

Birth place

Dorset, England

First name(s)

Charles

Last name

Brushall

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Butchers Man

Birth place

Cranford, Dorset, 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 Taylor family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes John Ross Taylor and 8 other people

Taylor family summary

NAME
John Ross Taylor
BORN
1832
BIRTH COUNTY
Dorset
ADDRESS IN 1881
Longfleet, Dorset, England
An original census record
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