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Joseph Godwin in Worcestershire in the 1881 Census

Details of Joseph Godwin of The Millhead, Evesham All Saints, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Joseph

Last name

Godwin

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

41

Birth year

1840

Occupation

Miller

Birth town

Haselor

Birth county

Warwickshire

Birth place

England

Street

The Millhead

Town

Parish

Evesham All Saints

County

Worcestershire

Country

England

Registration district

Evesham

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Ellen

Last name

Godwin

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

43

Birth year

1838

Occupation

-

Birth place

Tamworth, Warwickshire, England

First name(s)

Tom

Last name

Godwin

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Miller

Birth place

Great Alne, Warwickshire, England

First name(s)

Annie

Last name

Godwin

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Great Alne, Warwickshire, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Godwin

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

11

Birth year

1870

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Great Alne, Warwickshire, England

First name(s)

Ellen

Last name

Godwin

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Evesham, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Alice

Last name

Godwin

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Evesham, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Godwin

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

34

Birth year

1847

Occupation

-

Birth place

Wootton, Warwickshire, 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 Godwin family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Joseph Godwin and 7 other people

Godwin family summary

NAME
Joseph Godwin
BORN
1840
BIRTH COUNTY
Warwickshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Evesham All Saints, Worcestershire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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