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Patience Prentice in Oxfordshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Patience Prentice of Towns End Cottage, Neithrop, Oxfordshire, England

First name(s)

Patience

Last name

Prentice

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

53

Birth year

1828

Occupation

Birth town

Shenington

Birth county

Oxfordshire

Birth place

England

Street

Towns End Cottage

Town

Parish

Neithrop

County

Oxfordshire

Country

England

Registration district

Banbury

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Martha

Last name

Simons

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Domestic Serv

Birth place

Hempton, Oxfordshire, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Prentice

Relationship

Step Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Coal Merchant Laborer Out Of Employ

Birth place

Neithrop, Oxfordshire, 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 Prentice family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Patience Prentice and 2 other people

Prentice family summary

NAME
Patience Prentice
BORN
1828
BIRTH COUNTY
Oxfordshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Neithrop, Oxfordshire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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