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Ralph Bates in Lancashire in the 1881 Census

Details of Ralph Bates of Acres Bank, Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Ralph

Last name

Bates

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

50

Birth year

1831

Occupation

Cotton Spinner (J P)

Birth town

Stalybridge

Birth county

Lancashire

Birth place

England

Street

Acres Bank

Town

Parish

Ashton under Lyne

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Registration district

Ashton under Lyne

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Eliza Jane

Last name

Bates

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

37

Birth year

1844

Occupation

-

Birth place

Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Bates

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Stalybridge, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Mary Beatrice

Last name

Bates

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Stalybridge, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Emmeline

Last name

Bates

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Stalybridge, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Hannah

Last name

Bates

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Stalybridge, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Harry Cecil

Last name

Bates

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

-

Birth place

Stalybridge, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Ethel

Last name

Bates

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

-

Birth place

Stalybridge, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Emily

Last name

Blaine

Relationship

Governess

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

30

Birth year

1851

Occupation

Governess

Birth place

Manchester, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Bramhall

Relationship

Cook

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

35

Birth year

1846

Occupation

Domestic Servant

Birth place

Saddleworth, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Bell

Relationship

Waitress

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

Domestic Servant

Birth place

Dumfriesshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Wilshaw

Relationship

Nurse

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

50

Birth year

1831

Occupation

Domestic Servant

Birth place

Manchester, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Emma

Last name

Harwood

Relationship

Under Nurse

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Domestic Servant

Birth place

Brierton, Durham, 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 Bates family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Ralph Bates and 12 other people

Bates family summary

NAME
Ralph Bates
BORN
1831
BIRTH COUNTY
Lancashire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, England
An original census record
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