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Lewis Lee in Norfolk in the 1881 Census

Details of Lewis Lee of Scarrow Beck Lane, Erpingham, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Lewis

Last name

Lee

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Scholar

Birth town

Calthorpe

Birth county

Norfolk

Birth place

England

Street

Scarrow Beck Lane

Town

Parish

Erpingham

County

Norfolk

Country

England

Registration district

Aylsham

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

James

Last name

Lee

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

52

Birth year

1829

Occupation

Shepheard

Birth place

Itteringham, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Salenia

Last name

Lee

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

39

Birth year

1842

Occupation

-

Birth place

Norfolk, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Lee

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Ag Lab

Birth place

Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Rachel

Last name

Lee

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Dom Serv

Birth place

Itteringham, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Horace

Last name

Lee

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Calthorpe, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Benjamin

Last name

Lee

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Calthorpe, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Rosa Anna

Last name

Lee

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Erpingham, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Ellan

Last name

Alen

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Norfolk, 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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NAME
Lewis Lee
BORN
1869
BIRTH COUNTY
Norfolk
ADDRESS IN 1881
Erpingham, Norfolk, England
An original census record

This census includes:

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

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