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John Wall in Lancashire in the 1881 Census

Details of John Wall of 4 Shilling Place, Manchester, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Wall

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

49

Birth year

1832

Occupation

Moulder (Iron)

Birth town

Birth county

Birth place

Street

4 Shilling Place

Town

Parish

Manchester

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Registration district

Manchester

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Wall

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

47

Birth year

1834

Occupation

((Porter))

Birth place

-

First name(s)

John

Last name

Wall

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Shool

Birth place

Manchester, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Redman

Last name

Wall

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

Home Work

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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NAME
John Wall
BORN
1832
BIRTH COUNTY
-
ADDRESS IN 1881
Manchester, Lancashire, England
An original census record

This census includes:

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

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