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Joseph Whiteford in Lanarkshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Joseph Whiteford of Elba Land Whining Park Place Great Eastern Road, Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Joseph

Last name

Whiteford

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

46

Birth year

1835

Occupation

Cotton Yarn Dresser

Birth town

Kilbirnie

Birth county

Ayrshire

Birth place

Scotland

Street

Elba Land Whining Park Place Great Eastern Road

Town

Parish

Barony

County

Lanarkshire

Country

Scotland

Registration district

Camlachie

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Christa

Last name

Whiteford

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

42

Birth year

1839

Occupation

-

Birth place

Luss, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Joseph

Last name

Whiteford

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Plane Maker

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Janet

Last name

Whiteford

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Silk Winder

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

John

Last name

Whiteford

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

David

Last name

Whiteford

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Whiteford

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Whiteford

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

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 Whiteford family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Joseph Whiteford and 7 other people

Whiteford family summary

NAME
Joseph Whiteford
BORN
1835
BIRTH COUNTY
Ayrshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland
An original census record
An original census record

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