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Oliver Mobbs in Northamptonshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Oliver Mobbs of Norfolk Villa Billing Road, Northampton Priory of St Andrew Aka Town Part, Northamptonshire, England

First name(s)

Oliver

Last name

Mobbs

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

30

Birth year

1851

Occupation

Engineer Managing Central Spinning Millwright ? Machinery Factory

Birth town

London

Birth county

Middlesex

Birth place

England

Street

Norfolk Villa Billing Road

Town

Parish

Northampton Priory of St Andrew Aka Town Part

County

Northamptonshire

Country

England

Registration district

Northampton

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Elizabeth A

Last name

Mobbs

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

Wife

Birth place

Northampton, Northamptonshire, England

First name(s)

Arthur N

Last name

Mobbs

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Northampton, Northamptonshire, England

First name(s)

Lydia

Last name

Nichols

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Nurse Domestic Serv

Birth place

Northamptonshire, England

First name(s)

Sophia

Last name

Webster

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

General Serv Domestic

Birth place

Bugbrooke, Northamptonshire, 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.

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NAME
Oliver Mobbs
BORN
1851
BIRTH COUNTY
Middlesex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Northampton Priory of St Andrew Aka Town Part, Northamptonshire, England
An original census record

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  • Birth dates & locations
  • Occupations
  • Full house address

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