Skip to content

Nicholas Barnes in Lancashire in the 1881 Census

Details of Nicholas Barnes of 17 Edgar Terrace, Litherland, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Nicholas

Last name

Barnes

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Gardener Dom

Birth town

Lydiate

Birth county

Lancashire

Birth place

England

Street

17 Edgar Terrace

Town

Parish

Litherland

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)

Margaret

Last name

Barnes

Relationship

Sister

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

27

Birth year

1854

Occupation

Domestic Serv

Birth place

Liverpool, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Alice

Last name

Barnes

Relationship

Sister

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Domestic Serv

Birth place

Lydiate, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Whitehead

Relationship

Half Sister

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Litherland, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Whitehead

Relationship

Half Brother

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Litherland, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Goulbourn

Relationship

Nephew

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Groom

Birth place

Liverpool, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Mc Douglass

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Farm Labourer

Birth place

Litherland, Lancashire, 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 Barnes family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Nicholas Barnes and 6 other people

Barnes family summary

NAME
Nicholas Barnes
BORN
1859
BIRTH COUNTY
Lancashire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Litherland, Lancashire, England
An original census record
An original census record

Not what you're looking for?