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Mary Grayson in Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding) in the 1881 Census

Details of Mary Grayson of 14 Bondgate, Aismunderby with Bondgate, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Grayson

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

76

Birth year

1805

Occupation

Annuitant

Birth town

Birth county

Yorkshire

Birth place

England

Street

14 Bondgate

Town

Parish

Aismunderby with Bondgate

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Ripon

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

James

Last name

Wright

Relationship

Brother In Law

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

74

Birth year

1807

Occupation

Tanner Of Beast Hides

Birth place

Ripon, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Isabella

Last name

Wright

Relationship

Sister

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

71

Birth year

1810

Occupation

Tanner Of Beast Hides Wife

Birth place

Yorkshire, 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 Grayson family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Mary Grayson and 2 other people

Grayson family summary

NAME
Mary Grayson
BORN
1805
BIRTH COUNTY
Yorkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Aismunderby with Bondgate, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
An original census record
An original census record

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