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Richard Platt in Lincolnshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Richard Platt of ?, Heapham, Lincolnshire, England

First name(s)

Richard

Last name

Platt

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

58

Birth year

1823

Occupation

Farmer

Birth town

Birth county

Yorkshire

Birth place

England

Street

?

Town

Parish

Heapham

County

Lincolnshire

Country

England

Registration district

Gainsborough

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Eliza

Last name

Platt

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

69

Birth year

1812

Occupation

-

Birth place

Heapham, Lincolnshire, England

First name(s)

Rhoda

Last name

Platt

Relationship

Sister

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

54

Birth year

1827

Occupation

-

Birth place

Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Rhoda A

Last name

Willey

Relationship

Niece

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

-

Birth place

Bishop Norton, Lincolnshire, England

First name(s)

George W

Last name

Willey

Relationship

Nephew

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Lincolnshire, England

First name(s)

Tom W

Last name

Willey

Relationship

Nephew

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

11

Birth year

1870

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Heapham, Lincolnshire, England

First name(s)

Arthur D

Last name

Smithson

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

1

Birth year

1880

Occupation

-

Birth place

Corringham, Lincolnshire, England

First name(s)

Annie M

Last name

Hawsley

Relationship

Sers

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

Domestic Sers

Birth place

Lincoln, Middlesex, 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 Platt family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Richard Platt and 7 other people

Platt family summary

NAME
Richard Platt
BORN
1823
BIRTH COUNTY
Yorkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Heapham, Lincolnshire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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