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Margaret Callan in Lanarkshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Margaret Callan of 282 Main Street, Maryhill, Maryhill, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Callan

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

44

Birth year

1837

Occupation

Dress Maker

Birth town

Carluke

Birth county

Lanarkshire

Birth place

Scotland

Street

282 Main Street

Town

Maryhill

Parish

Maryhill

County

Lanarkshire

Country

Scotland

Registration district

Maryhill

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

John

Last name

Callan

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Engineer Turner

Birth place

Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland

First name(s)

James R

Last name

Callan

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Clerk At Gas Works

Birth place

Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Archibald

Last name

Callan

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

-

Birth place

Ayrshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Barbara

Last name

Robertson

Relationship

Sister

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

40

Birth year

1841

Occupation

Grocer & Provision Merchant Employing 1 Man

Birth place

Carluke, 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 Callan family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Margaret Callan and 4 other people

Callan family summary

NAME
Margaret Callan
BORN
1837
BIRTH COUNTY
Lanarkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Maryhill, Lanarkshire, Scotland
An original census record
An original census record

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