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Mary Bailey in Staffordshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Mary Bailey of 32 Newhall Street, Willenhall, Staffordshire, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Bailey

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

57

Birth year

1824

Occupation

Tailoress At Home

Birth town

London

Birth county

Middlesex

Birth place

England

Street

32 Newhall Street

Town

Parish

Willenhall

County

Staffordshire

Country

England

Registration district

Wolverhampton

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

William

Last name

Bailey

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

59

Birth year

1822

Occupation

Rim Lock Finisher

Birth place

Tadcaster, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Frederick B

Last name

Bailey

Relationship

Adopted Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Rim Lock Maker

Birth place

Dudley, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Charlotte

Last name

Dugmore

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

79

Birth year

1802

Occupation

Key Bow Filer

Birth place

Willenhall, Staffordshire, 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 Bailey
BORN
1824
BIRTH COUNTY
Middlesex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Willenhall, Staffordshire, England
An original census record

This census includes:

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

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