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Mary J Kendall in Dorset in the 1881 Census

Details of Mary J Kendall of 12 Orchard Street, Dorchester St Peter, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Mary J

Last name

Kendall

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

34

Birth year

1847

Occupation

General Servant

Birth town

Marnhull

Birth county

Dorset

Birth place

England

Street

12 Orchard Street

Town

Parish

Dorchester St Peter

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)

Ann

Last name

Galpin

Relationship

Sister

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

32

Birth year

1849

Occupation

Glover

Birth place

Marnhull, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Catherine

Last name

Rodgges

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

38

Birth year

1843

Occupation

General Servant

Birth place

Cork, Cork, Ireland

First name(s)

Frank

Last name

Rodgges

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Portland, Dorset, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Marks

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Smith

Birth place

Taunton, Somerset, 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 Kendall family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Mary J Kendall and 4 other people

Kendall family summary

NAME
Mary J Kendall
BORN
1847
BIRTH COUNTY
Dorset
ADDRESS IN 1881
Dorchester St Peter, Dorset, England
An original census record
An original census record

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