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Louisa Dudley in Staffordshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Louisa Dudley of Broadfield House Portway Road, Kingswinford (Stafford), Staffordshire, England

First name(s)

Louisa

Last name

Dudley

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

36

Birth year

1845

Occupation

Nail Manufacturer (Employing 50 Men)

Birth town

Sedgley

Birth county

Staffordshire

Birth place

England

Street

Broadfield House Portway Road

Town

Parish

Kingswinford (Stafford)

County

Staffordshire

Country

England

Registration district

Stourbridge

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

George Henry

Last name

Dudley

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Farmer (40 Acres Employing 2 Men 1 Boy)

Birth place

Sedgley, Staffordshire, England

First name(s)

Robert Samuel

Last name

Dudley

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Sedgley, Staffordshire, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Jenkins

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

27

Birth year

1854

Occupation

Cook (Domestic Servant)

Birth place

Seisdon, Staffordshire, England

First name(s)

Emily

Last name

Smallman

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Housemaid (Domestic Servant)

Birth place

Bromley, Staffordshire, England

First name(s)

Edwin

Last name

Woolley

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

33

Birth year

1848

Occupation

Groom (Domestic Servant)

Birth place

Cookley, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Farmers Boy

Birth place

Kingswinford, Staffordshire, 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 Dudley family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Louisa Dudley and 6 other people

Dudley family summary

NAME
Louisa Dudley
BORN
1845
BIRTH COUNTY
Staffordshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Kingswinford (Stafford), Staffordshire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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