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Peter Joslin in Somerset in the 1881 Census

Details of Peter Joslin of 42 Cornwell Buildings, Bath St Michael, Somerset, England

First name(s)

Peter

Last name

Joslin

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

85

Birth year

1796

Occupation

Formerly A Farmer

Birth town

Birth county

Essex

Birth place

England

Street

42 Cornwell Buildings

Town

Parish

Bath St Michael

County

Somerset

Country

England

Registration district

Bath

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

Turner

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

56

Birth year

1825

Occupation

Nurse (Sms)

Birth place

Stanway, Essex, England

First name(s)

Esther

Last name

Joslin

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

47

Birth year

1834

Occupation

Assist In Shop ((No Occupation))

Birth place

Stanway, Essex, England

First name(s)

Sarah Ann

Last name

Durrant

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

46

Birth year

1835

Occupation

Small Shop Keeper

Birth place

Stanway, Essex, England

First name(s)

Charles

Last name

Cuttler

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Coach Smith

Birth place

Wiltshire, England

First name(s)

Eliza

Last name

Stanton

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Domestic Servant

Birth place

Laverton, Gloucestershire, 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 Joslin family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Peter Joslin and 5 other people

Joslin family summary

NAME
Peter Joslin
BORN
1796
BIRTH COUNTY
Essex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Bath St Michael, Somerset, England
An original census record
An original census record

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