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Mary Ann Kear in Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding) in the 1881 Census

Details of Mary Ann Kear of Cemetry Lane, Castleford, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England

First name(s)

Mary Ann

Last name

Kear

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

30

Birth year

1851

Occupation

Birth town

West Dean

Birth county

Gloucestershire

Birth place

England

Street

Cemetry Lane

Town

Parish

Castleford

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Pontefract

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Caleb

Last name

Kear

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

35

Birth year

1846

Occupation

Coal Miner

Birth place

West Dean, Gloucestershire, England

First name(s)

Edith Emma

Last name

Kear

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

West Dean, Gloucestershire, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Kear

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

West Dean, Gloucestershire, England

First name(s)

Kithart

Last name

Kear

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Castleford, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Edith

Last name

Kear

Relationship

Mother

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

59

Birth year

1822

Occupation

-

Birth place

West Dean, Gloucestershire, England

First name(s)

Kithart

Last name

James

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

27

Birth year

1854

Occupation

Coal Miner

Birth place

West Dean, Gloucestershire, England

First name(s)

Henry

Last name

James

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Coal Miner

Birth place

West Dean, Gloucestershire, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

James

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Coal Miner

Birth place

West Dean, Gloucestershire, 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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NAME
Mary Ann Kear
BORN
1851
BIRTH COUNTY
Gloucestershire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Castleford, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
An original census record

This census includes:

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

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