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Richard Jenkens in Worcestershire in the 1881 Census

Details of Richard Jenkens of Rushwick, Worcester St John Bedwardine, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Richard

Last name

Jenkens

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

84

Birth year

1797

Occupation

Farm Labourer

Birth town

Suckley

Birth county

Worcestershire

Birth place

England

Street

Rushwick

Town

Parish

Worcester St John Bedwardine

County

Worcestershire

Country

England

Registration district

Worcester

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Louisa

Last name

Jenkens

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

47

Birth year

1834

Occupation

-

Birth place

St Johns, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Walter

Last name

Jenkens

Relationship

Grand Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Farm Labourer

Birth place

St Johns, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Louisa

Last name

Jenkens

Relationship

Daughter Grand

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Servant

Birth place

St Johns, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Emma M

Last name

Jenkens

Relationship

Daughter Grand

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

St Johns, Worcestershire, 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 Jenkens family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Richard Jenkens and 4 other people

Jenkens family summary

NAME
Richard Jenkens
BORN
1797
BIRTH COUNTY
Worcestershire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Worcester St John Bedwardine, Worcestershire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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