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Mary Ann Brakell in Cheshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Mary Ann Brakell of 32 Gas Street, Dukinfield (Cheshire), Cheshire, England

First name(s)

Mary Ann

Last name

Brakell

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

52

Birth year

1829

Occupation

Birth town

Liverpool

Birth county

Lancashire

Birth place

England

Street

32 Gas Street

Town

Parish

Dukinfield (Cheshire)

County

Cheshire

Country

England

Registration district

Ashton under Lyne

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Christian

Last name

Brakell

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Cotton Winder

Birth place

Liverpool, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Brakell

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Telegraph Messenger

Birth place

Liverpool, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Charles

Last name

Spedding

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

52

Birth year

1829

Occupation

Saddler

Birth place

Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Dalston

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

33

Birth year

1848

Occupation

Comedian (Actor)

Birth place

Barnard Castle, Durham, England

First name(s)

Alexandrine

Last name

Dalston

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

28

Birth year

1853

Occupation

Comedian (Actor)

Birth place

Scotland

First name(s)

George

Last name

Dalston

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales

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 Brakell family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Mary Ann Brakell and 6 other people

Brakell family summary

NAME
Mary Ann Brakell
BORN
1829
BIRTH COUNTY
Lancashire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Dukinfield (Cheshire), Cheshire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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