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Rachael Gatenby in Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding) in the 1881 Census

Details of Rachael Gatenby of 21 Coltsgate Hill, Ripon, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England

First name(s)

Rachael

Last name

Gatenby

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

77

Birth year

1804

Occupation

Lodging House Keeper

Birth town

Lartington

Birth county

Yorkshire

Birth place

England

Street

21 Coltsgate Hill

Town

Parish

Ripon

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Ripon

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Robert W

Last name

Foreman

Relationship

Brother In Law

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

75

Birth year

1806

Occupation

-

Birth place

Durham, Durham, England

First name(s)

Henry

Last name

Wood

Relationship

Grand Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Walton, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Larkin

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Domestic Servt

Birth place

Ireland

First name(s)

William

Last name

Dawson

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Clerk York City & County Bk (Bank)

Birth place

Ancaster, Yorkshire, 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 Gatenby family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Rachael Gatenby and 4 other people

Gatenby family summary

NAME
Rachael Gatenby
BORN
1804
BIRTH COUNTY
Yorkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Ripon, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
An original census record
An original census record

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