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Mary Brooke in Dorset in the 1881 Census

Details of Mary Brooke of Lien Cottage, Fordington, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Brooke

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

36

Birth year

1845

Occupation

School Mistress

Birth town

Marlborough

Birth county

Wiltshire

Birth place

England

Street

Lien Cottage

Town

Parish

Fordington

County

Dorset

Country

England

Registration district

Dorchester

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Mariam

Last name

Corbin

Relationship

Niece

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

School Assistant

Birth place

Twickenham, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Edith

Last name

Doidge

Relationship

Governess

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

School Assistant

Birth place

Lifton, Devon, England

First name(s)

Albina

Last name

Dresser

Relationship

Governess

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

School Assistant

Birth place

Islington, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Bessie

Last name

Hornell

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Islington, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Louisa

Last name

Ganbroyer

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

-

First name(s)

Maria G

Last name

Ganbroyer

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

-

First name(s)

Beatrice

Last name

Legg

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Beaminster, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Legg

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Beaminster, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Annie

Last name

Ellrington

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Southampton, Hampshire, England

First name(s)

Mary Stuart

Last name

Smith

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

India

First name(s)

Jessie

Last name

Smith

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

India

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Roper

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Blandford, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Minnie

Last name

Roper

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Farnham, Hampshire, England

First name(s)

Frances

Last name

Purvis

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

-

First name(s)

Sarah

Last name

Karslake

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Domestic Servant

Birth place

Wimborne, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Alice

Last name

Drew

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

General Servant

Birth place

Bridport, Dorset, 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.

See the whole Brooke family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Mary Brooke and 16 other people

Brooke family summary

NAME
Mary Brooke
BORN
1845
BIRTH COUNTY
Wiltshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Fordington, Dorset, England
An original census record
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