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Martha Brown in Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding) in the 1881 Census

Details of Martha Brown of Birfit Lane Ripley, Ripley, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England

First name(s)

Martha

Last name

Brown

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

60

Birth year

1821

Occupation

Farmer

Birth town

Bishop Thornton

Birth county

Yorkshire

Birth place

England

Street

Birfit Lane Ripley

Town

Parish

Ripley

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Knaresborough

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Sanderson

Relationship

Brother

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

77

Birth year

1804

Occupation

Labourer

Birth place

Ripley, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Sanderson

Relationship

Niece

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

36

Birth year

1845

Occupation

Dressmaker

Birth place

Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Peter

Last name

Sanderson

Relationship

Nephew

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Servant (Farm)

Birth place

Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Sanderson

Relationship

Nephew

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

Servant (Farm)

Birth place

Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

James

Last name

Sanderson

Relationship

Nephew

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Servant (Farm)

Birth place

Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Hannah

Last name

Palmer

Relationship

Niece

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

30

Birth year

1851

Occupation

Niece

Birth place

Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Edmund A

Last name

Palmer

Relationship

Nephew

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

4

Birth year

1877

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Charles F

Last name

Palmer

Relationship

Nephew

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

Nephew

Birth place

Starbeck, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Isabel

Last name

Dawson

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

60

Birth year

1821

Occupation

Servant (Dom)

Birth place

Richmond, Yorkshire, 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 Brown family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Martha Brown and 9 other people

Brown family summary

NAME
Martha Brown
BORN
1821
BIRTH COUNTY
Yorkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Ripley, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
An original census record
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