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Reuben Houghton in Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Reuben Houghton of Jetty, Stilton (Hunts), Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, England

First name(s)

Reuben

Last name

Houghton

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

60

Birth year

1821

Occupation

Ag L

Birth town

Holme

Birth county

Huntingdonshire

Birth place

England

Street

Jetty

Town

Parish

Stilton (Hunts)

County

Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire

Country

England

Registration district

Peterborough

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Lucy

Last name

Houghton

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

47

Birth year

1834

Occupation

-

Birth place

Lincolnshire, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Groom

Relationship

Son In Law

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Ag L

Birth place

Crowland, Lincolnshire, England

First name(s)

Robert

Last name

Groom

Relationship

Son In Law

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Ag L

Birth place

Stilton, Huntingdonshire, England

First name(s)

Dean

Last name

Houghton

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Stilton, Huntingdonshire, England

First name(s)

Occ:

Last name

?

Relationship

-

Marital status

Single

Gender

Unknown

Age

-

Birth year

-

Occupation

-

Birth place

-

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Richards

Relationship

Svt

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Domestic Svt

Birth place

Tansor, 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.

See the whole Houghton family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Reuben Houghton and 6 other people

Houghton family summary

NAME
Reuben Houghton
BORN
1821
BIRTH COUNTY
Huntingdonshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Stilton (Hunts), Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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