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

Details of Joseph Sanderson of Main Road, Glusburn, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England

First name(s)

Joseph

Last name

Sanderson

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Tailor

Birth town

Birth county

Yorkshire

Birth place

England

Street

Main Road

Town

Parish

Glusburn

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Skipton

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Margaret E

Last name

Sanderson

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

-

Birth place

Bradley, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth A

Last name

Hill

Relationship

Niece

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Bradley, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Martha

Last name

Richmond

Relationship

Housekeeper Head

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

50

Birth year

1831

Occupation

Housekeeper (Dom)

Birth place

Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Francis Wm

Last name

Petty

Relationship

-

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

Traveller Yarns

Birth place

Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Joseph

Last name

Deane

Relationship

-

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

Drapers Assistant

Birth place

Beamsley, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Robert

Last name

Fryer

Relationship

-

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Drapers Assistant

Birth place

Kilnsey, 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 Sanderson family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Joseph Sanderson and 6 other people

Sanderson family summary

NAME
Joseph Sanderson
BORN
1856
BIRTH COUNTY
Yorkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Glusburn, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
An original census record
An original census record

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