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

Details of Joseph Kenyon of 68 Pearl Street, Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England

First name(s)

Joseph

Last name

Kenyon

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

73

Birth year

1808

Occupation

Comb Maker

Birth town

Norton Lees

Birth county

Derbyshire

Birth place

England

Street

68 Pearl Street

Town

Parish

Ecclesall Bierlow

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Ecclesall Bierlow

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Job

Last name

Hadfield

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

59

Birth year

1822

Occupation

General Labourer

Birth place

Whittington, Derbyshire, England

First name(s)

Ann

Last name

Hadfield

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

51

Birth year

1830

Occupation

-

Birth place

Ecclesall, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Benjamin

Last name

Hadfield

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

Pawnbrokers Assistant

Birth place

Ecclesall, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Eli

Last name

Todd

Relationship

Boarder Lodger

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

37

Birth year

1844

Occupation

General Labourer

Birth place

Hardwick, Buckinghamshire, 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 Kenyon family in this 1881 Census record

Includes Joseph Kenyon and 4 other people

NAME
Joseph Kenyon
BORN
1808
BIRTH COUNTY
Derbyshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
An original census record

This census includes:

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

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