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Mary A Paine in Dorset in the 1881 Census

Details of Mary A Paine of 37 Railway Gatehouse, Woodsford, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Mary A

Last name

Paine

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

77

Birth year

1804

Occupation

Shopkeeper (Grocers Shop)

Birth town

Burleston

Birth county

Dorset

Birth place

England

Street

37 Railway Gatehouse

Town

Parish

Woodsford

County

Dorset

Country

England

Registration district

Dorchester

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Anne

Last name

Paine

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

44

Birth year

1837

Occupation

Grocers Assistant

Birth place

Puddletown, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Paine

Relationship

Niece Grand Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Dorchester, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Wills

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Tailoress

Birth place

Lytchett Minster, Dorset, 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 Paine family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Mary A Paine and 3 other people

Paine family summary

NAME
Mary A Paine
BORN
1804
BIRTH COUNTY
Dorset
ADDRESS IN 1881
Woodsford, Dorset, England
An original census record
An original census record

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