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John Scott in Durham in the 1881 Census

Details of John Scott of 18 Tempest Street, Tunstall, Durham, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Scott

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

General Labourer

Birth town

Houghton

Birth county

Durham

Birth place

England

Street

18 Tempest Street

Town

Parish

Tunstall

County

Durham

Country

England

Registration district

Sunderland

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

William

Last name

Scott

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

52

Birth year

1829

Occupation

Masons Labourer

Birth place

Ireland

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Scott

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

41

Birth year

1840

Occupation

-

Birth place

Houghton, Durham, England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Scott

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

General Labourer

Birth place

Houghton, Durham, England

First name(s)

Sarah Jane

Last name

Scott

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Houghton, Durham, England

First name(s)

Ellen

Last name

Scott

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

11

Birth year

1870

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Houghton, Durham, England

First name(s)

Catherine

Last name

Scott

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Houghton, Durham, England

First name(s)

Isabella

Last name

Scott

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Durham, England

First name(s)

Annie

Last name

Murphy

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

-

Birth place

Durham, England

First name(s)

Susannah

Last name

Murphy

Relationship

Grand Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

1

Birth year

1880

Occupation

-

Birth place

-

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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See the whole Scott family in this 1881 Census record

Includes John Scott and 9 other people

NAME
John Scott
BORN
1863
BIRTH COUNTY
Durham
ADDRESS IN 1881
Tunstall, Durham, England
An original census record

This census includes:

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

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