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Michael Mc Guiness in Lancashire in the 1881 Census

Details of Michael Mc Guiness of 27 West Derby Street, West Derby, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Michael

Last name

Mc Guiness

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

62

Birth year

1819

Occupation

Marble Mason

Birth town

Birth county

Birth place

Ireland

Street

27 West Derby Street

Town

Parish

West Derby

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Registration district

West Derby

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Joseph F

Last name

Mc Guiness

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

28

Birth year

1853

Occupation

Coach Painter

Birth place

-

First name(s)

John

Last name

Mc Guiness

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

Marble Mason

Birth place

Liverpool, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Mc Guiness

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Marble Mason

Birth place

-

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Downs

Relationship

Aunt

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

49

Birth year

1832

Occupation

Dom Serv

Birth place

Ireland

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Downs

Relationship

Cousin

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Coach Painter

Birth place

-

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 Mc Guiness family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Michael Mc Guiness and 5 other people

Mc Guiness family summary

NAME
Michael Mc Guiness
BORN
1819
BIRTH COUNTY
-
ADDRESS IN 1881
West Derby, Lancashire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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