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Mary Ann Ridley in Northumberland in the 1881 Census

Details of Mary Ann Ridley of So Side, Haydon, Northumberland, England

First name(s)

Mary Ann

Last name

Ridley

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

52

Birth year

1829

Occupation

Provision Dealer

Birth town

Dean Row

Birth county

Northumberland

Birth place

England

Street

So Side

Town

Parish

Haydon

County

Northumberland

Country

England

Registration district

Hexham

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Sarah S

Last name

Ridley

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

-

Birth place

Northumberland, England

First name(s)

William M

Last name

Ridley

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Northumberland, England

First name(s)

John M

Last name

Ridley

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Northumberland, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Pigg

Relationship

Relative

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

63

Birth year

1818

Occupation

On Interest

Birth place

Dean Row, Northumberland, England

First name(s)

Esther

Last name

Pears

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

59

Birth year

1822

Occupation

Assistant

Birth place

Allendale, Northumberland, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Williams

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

40

Birth year

1841

Occupation

Foreman At Lead Mine

Birth place

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 Ridley family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Mary Ann Ridley and 6 other people

Ridley family summary

NAME
Mary Ann Ridley
BORN
1829
BIRTH COUNTY
Northumberland
ADDRESS IN 1881
Haydon, Northumberland, England
An original census record
An original census record

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