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Margaret J Mackay in Lancashire in the 1881 Census

Details of Margaret J Mackay of 36 Manchester Road, North Meols, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Margaret J

Last name

Mackay

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

36

Birth year

1845

Occupation

From Dividens

Birth town

Ardwick

Birth county

Lancashire

Birth place

England

Street

36 Manchester Road

Town

Parish

North Meols

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Registration district

Ormskirk

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Margaret M

Last name

Mackay

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Manchester, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Charles F

Last name

Mackay

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Withington, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Jennett

Last name

Schoolbred

Relationship

Sister

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

46

Birth year

1835

Occupation

From Dividends

Birth place

Manchester, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Lillie

Last name

Sweetenham

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

General Domestic Servt

Birth place

Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Wilkinson

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

58

Birth year

1823

Occupation

From Rents

Birth place

Rochdale, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Sophia S

Last name

Wilkinson

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

56

Birth year

1825

Occupation

From Rents

Birth place

Rochdale, Lancashire, 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 Mackay family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Margaret J Mackay and 6 other people

Mackay family summary

NAME
Margaret J Mackay
BORN
1845
BIRTH COUNTY
Lancashire
ADDRESS IN 1881
North Meols, Lancashire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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