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Mary Allan in Ayrshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Mary Allan of Raise Street, Saltcoats, Ardrossan, Ayrshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Allan

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Pirn Winder

Birth town

Paisley

Birth county

Renfrewshire

Birth place

Scotland

Street

Raise Street

Town

Saltcoats

Parish

Ardrossan

County

Ayrshire

Country

Scotland

Registration district

Old Ardrossan

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

William

Last name

Allan

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

33

Birth year

1848

Occupation

Shoemaker

Birth place

Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Annie

Last name

Allan

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

11

Birth year

1870

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Euphemia

Last name

Allan

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Agnes

Last name

Allan

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland

First name(s)

William

Last name

Allan

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

4

Birth year

1877

Occupation

-

Birth place

Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Allan

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Allan

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Adam

Last name

Gault

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

58

Birth year

1823

Occupation

Silk Weaver

Birth place

Kilmarnock, 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.

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See the whole Allan family in this 1881 Census record

Includes Mary Allan and 8 other people

NAME
Mary Allan
BORN
-
BIRTH COUNTY
Renfrewshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Ardrossan, Ayrshire, Scotland
An original census record

This census includes:

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

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