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Joseph Nunts Bishop in Dorset in the 1881 Census

Details of Joseph Nunts Bishop of Fairview House, Wyke Regis, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Joseph Nunts

Last name

Bishop

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

Carpenter

Birth town

Wyke Regis

Birth county

Dorset

Birth place

England

Street

Fairview House

Town

Parish

Wyke Regis

County

Dorset

Country

England

Registration district

Weymouth

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Mina

Last name

Bishop

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

-

Birth place

Toller Whelme, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Joseph

Last name

Bishop

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

-

Birth place

Boldre, Hampshire, England

First name(s)

Fredrick

Last name

Bishop

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

-

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Wyke Regis, Dorset, 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 Bishop family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Joseph Nunts Bishop and 3 other people

Bishop family summary

NAME
Joseph Nunts Bishop
BORN
1855
BIRTH COUNTY
Dorset
ADDRESS IN 1881
Wyke Regis, Dorset, England
An original census record
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