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Joseph Dodson in Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding) in the 1881 Census

Details of Joseph Dodson of Church Street, Gomersal, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England

First name(s)

Joseph

Last name

Dodson

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

55

Birth year

1826

Occupation

Pipe Manufacturer (Tobaco)

Birth town

Birstall

Birth county

Yorkshire

Birth place

England

Street

Church Street

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)

Eliza

Last name

Dodson

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

59

Birth year

1822

Occupation

-

Birth place

-

First name(s)

Lydia A

Last name

Dodson

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

Cloth Weaver (Woollen)

Birth place

Birstall, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Mary E

Last name

Dodson

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Pipe Maker

Birth place

Birstall, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Grace

Last name

Dodson

Relationship

Grand Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Pipe Maker

Birth place

Birstall, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Dodson

Relationship

Grand Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Birstall, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Joshua

Last name

Martina

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

58

Birth year

1823

Occupation

Shoe Maker

Birth place

Gomersal, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Sharrocks

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

56

Birth year

1825

Occupation

Pipe Maker (Tbac)

Birth place

Manchester, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Jane A

Last name

Ineson

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Mill Hand

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 Dodson family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Joseph Dodson and 8 other people

Dodson family summary

NAME
Joseph Dodson
BORN
1826
BIRTH COUNTY
Yorkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Gomersal, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
An original census record
An original census record

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