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Richard Mason in Worcestershire, Staffordshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Richard Mason of 47 Oakham, Dudley (Worcs), Worcestershire, Staffordshire, England

First name(s)

Richard

Last name

Mason

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

61

Birth year

1820

Occupation

Coal Master Emply 200 Men

Birth town

Sedgley

Birth county

Staffordshire

Birth place

England

Street

47 Oakham

Town

Parish

Dudley (Worcs)

County

Worcestershire, Staffordshire

Country

England

Registration district

Dudley

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Mason

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

51

Birth year

1830

Occupation

-

Birth place

Cradley, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Richard

Last name

Mason

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

Colliery Clerk

Birth place

Oldbury, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Sarah

Last name

Mason

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

-

Birth place

Oldbury, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Mason

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

-

Birth place

Oldbury, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Zachariah

Last name

Mason

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Colliery Clerk

Birth place

Oldbury, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Selina

Last name

Mason

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

-

Birth place

Oldbury, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

James

Last name

Mason

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

-

Birth place

Oldbury, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Annie

Last name

Mason

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

-

Birth place

Oldbury, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Mary Ann

Last name

Samuels

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Serv Domestic

Birth place

Quarry Bank, 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 Mason family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Richard Mason and 9 other people

Mason family summary

NAME
Richard Mason
BORN
1820
BIRTH COUNTY
Staffordshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Dudley (Worcs), Worcestershire, Staffordshire, England
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