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Margaret M Donald in Lancashire in the 1881 Census

Details of Margaret M Donald of 22 Kingston Street, Hulme, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

M Donald

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

54

Birth year

1827

Occupation

Silk Winder

Birth town

Salford

Birth county

Lancashire

Birth place

England

Street

22 Kingston Street

Town

Parish

Hulme

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Registration district

Chorlton

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Sarah Ann

Last name

M Donald

Relationship

Sister

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

30

Birth year

1851

Occupation

Silk Winder

Birth place

Salford, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Anne

Last name

Thomas

Relationship

Boarder Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

Embroiderer

Birth place

Manchester, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Thomas

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Manchester, 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.

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See the whole M Donald family in this 1881 Census record

Includes Margaret M Donald and 3 other people

NAME
Margaret M Donald
BORN
1827
BIRTH COUNTY
Lancashire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Hulme, Lancashire, England
An original census record

This census includes:

  • Details of all household members
  • Birth dates & locations
  • Occupations
  • Full house address

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