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Joseph Aston in Worcestershire, Staffordshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Joseph Aston of 21 Castle Street, Dudley (Worcs), Worcestershire, Staffordshire, England

First name(s)

Joseph

Last name

Aston

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

49

Birth year

1832

Occupation

Engine Tender Pit

Birth town

Dudley

Birth county

Worcestershire

Birth place

England

Street

21 Castle Street

Town

Parish

Dudley (Worcs)

County

Worcestershire, Staffordshire

Country

England

Registration district

Dudley

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Sophia

Last name

Aston

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

50

Birth year

1831

Occupation

Engine Tender Wife

Birth place

Dudley, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

James

Last name

Portman

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

79

Birth year

1802

Occupation

-

Birth place

Dudley, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Mary A

Last name

Portman

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

76

Birth year

1805

Occupation

-

Birth place

Dudley, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Joseph

Last name

Aston

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

Labourer Not In Work

Birth place

Dudley, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Elijah

Last name

Aston

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Shoemaker

Birth place

Dudley, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Aston

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

-

Birth place

Dudley, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Lucy

Last name

Aston

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Dudley, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Sophia

Last name

Aston

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Dudley, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Henry

Last name

Aston

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Dudley, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Aston

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Dudley, Worcestershire, 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 Aston family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Joseph Aston and 10 other people

Aston family summary

NAME
Joseph Aston
BORN
1832
BIRTH COUNTY
Worcestershire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Dudley (Worcs), Worcestershire, Staffordshire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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