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Margaret M Buchanan in Lanarkshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Margaret M Buchanan of Park Circus, Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Margaret M

Last name

Buchanan

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

64

Birth year

1817

Occupation

Birth town

Glasgow

Birth county

Lanarkshire

Birth place

Scotland

Street

Park Circus

Town

Parish

Barony

County

Lanarkshire

Country

Scotland

Registration district

Kelvin

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Christina L

Last name

Oldham

Relationship

Niece

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

39

Birth year

1842

Occupation

-

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

William R

Last name

Buchanan

Relationship

Nephew

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

33

Birth year

1848

Occupation

Wine Merchant

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Christina

Last name

McDonald

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

Cook Domestic Servant

Birth place

Inverness, Invernessshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Christina

Last name

McGregor

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

30

Birth year

1851

Occupation

House Maid Domestic Servant

Birth place

Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Margaret K F M

Last name

Murray

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Table Maid Domestic Servant

Birth place

Ayr, Ayrshire, 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 Buchanan family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Margaret M Buchanan and 5 other people

Buchanan family summary

NAME
Margaret M Buchanan
BORN
1817
BIRTH COUNTY
Lanarkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland
An original census record
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