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John Saville Shaw in Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding) in the 1881 Census

Details of John Saville Shaw of Colbeck Road, Gomersal, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England

First name(s)

John Saville

Last name

Shaw

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

53

Birth year

1828

Occupation

Tuner Of Power Looms Woollen (Spm M M?)

Birth town

Birth county

Yorkshire

Birth place

England

Street

Colbeck Road

Town

Parish

Gomersal

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Dewsbury

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Alice

Last name

Shaw

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

53

Birth year

1828

Occupation

-

Birth place

Stockport, Cheshire, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth Ellen

Last name

Shaw

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Weaver Of Power Loom Woollen

Birth place

Lockwood, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Charles Hy

Last name

Shaw

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Warp Dresser Woollen (Woollen)

Birth place

Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Mary Ann

Last name

Shaw

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Weaver Of Power Loom (Woollen)

Birth place

Bradley, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Albert Edwd

Last name

Shaw

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Twister Of Cotton Warps (Woollen)

Birth place

Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Frederick B

Last name

Shaw

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Schoolboy (Scholar)

Birth place

Birstall, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Sarah Jane

Last name

Shaw

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Schoolgirl (Scholar)

Birth place

Birstall, Yorkshire, 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 Shaw family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes John Saville Shaw and 7 other people

Shaw family summary

NAME
John Saville Shaw
BORN
1828
BIRTH COUNTY
Yorkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Gomersal, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
An original census record
An original census record

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