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Lot Bennett in Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding) in the 1881 Census

Details of Lot Bennett of 38 Spring Close Street, Leeds, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England

First name(s)

Lot

Last name

Bennett

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

57

Birth year

1824

Occupation

Coal Miner Unmp

Birth town

Birth county

Birth place

Street

38 Spring Close Street

Town

Parish

Leeds

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Leeds

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Emma

Last name

Bennett

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

50

Birth year

1831

Occupation

Wife Of Coal Miner Unmp

Birth place

-

First name(s)

Henry

Last name

Bennett

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Commercial Clerk

Birth place

Durham, England

First name(s)

Mary H

Last name

Bennett

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Pupil Teacher

Birth place

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 Bennett family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Lot Bennett and 3 other people

Bennett family summary

NAME
Lot Bennett
BORN
1824
BIRTH COUNTY
-
ADDRESS IN 1881
Leeds, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
An original census record
An original census record

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