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John Tweats in Cheshire in the 1881 Census

Details of John Tweats of 12 Williamsons Row, Biddulph (Stafford), Cheshire, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Tweats

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

47

Birth year

1834

Occupation

Coal Miner

Birth town

Congleton

Birth county

Cheshire

Birth place

England

Street

12 Williamsons Row

Town

Parish

Biddulph (Stafford)

County

Cheshire

Country

England

Registration district

Congleton

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Tweats

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

39

Birth year

1842

Occupation

Coal Miner Wife

Birth place

Nantwich, Cheshire, England

First name(s)

Alfred

Last name

Tweats

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Joiner

Birth place

Congleton, Cheshire, England

First name(s)

Eliza

Last name

Tweats

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Cheshire, England

First name(s)

Albert

Last name

Tweats

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Coal Miner

Birth place

Cheshire, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Tweats

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

11

Birth year

1870

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Cheshire, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Tweats

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Cheshire, England

First name(s)

Annie

Last name

Tweats

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Staffordshire, England

First name(s)

Alice

Last name

Tweats

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Cheshire, England

First name(s)

Henry

Last name

Tweats

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Cheshire, 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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See the whole Tweats family in this 1881 Census record

Includes John Tweats and 9 other people

NAME
John Tweats
BORN
1834
BIRTH COUNTY
Cheshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Biddulph (Stafford), Cheshire, England
An original census record

This census includes:

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

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