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Richard Gascoyne in Somerset in the 1881 Census

Details of Richard Gascoyne of 16 Circus, Bath Walcot, Somerset, England

First name(s)

Richard

Last name

Gascoyne

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

86

Birth year

1795

Occupation

Clergyman Church Of England Retired

Birth town

Bapchild

Birth county

Kent

Birth place

England

Street

16 Circus

Town

Parish

Bath Walcot

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)

Laura

Last name

Wardroper

Relationship

Niece

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

37

Birth year

1844

Occupation

Annuitant

Birth place

Doynton, Gloucestershire, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Perry

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

Cook Domestic Servant

Birth place

Bath, Somerset, England

First name(s)

Eliza

Last name

Barnett

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Parlourmaid Domestic Servant

Birth place

Shipton, Gloucestershire, England

First name(s)

Ellen

Last name

Critchlow

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

Housemaid Domestic Servant

Birth place

Somerset, 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 Gascoyne family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Richard Gascoyne and 4 other people

Gascoyne family summary

NAME
Richard Gascoyne
BORN
1795
BIRTH COUNTY
Kent
ADDRESS IN 1881
Bath Walcot, Somerset, England
An original census record
An original census record

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