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Richard Porter Hardy in Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding) in the 1881 Census

Details of Richard Porter Hardy of 4 Walbrans Yard, Ripon, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England

First name(s)

Richard Porter

Last name

Hardy

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

30

Birth year

1851

Occupation

Pianoforte Maker (Musc Inst Maker)

Birth town

Whitehaven

Birth county

Cumberland

Birth place

England

Street

4 Walbrans Yard

Town

Parish

Ripon

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Ripon

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Louisa

Last name

Hardy

Relationship

Sister

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

36

Birth year

1845

Occupation

Housekeeper To Pianoforte Maker (Dom)

Birth place

Leeds, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Walter Hy

Last name

Hardy

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Lancaster, Lancashire, 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 Hardy family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Richard Porter Hardy and 2 other people

Hardy family summary

NAME
Richard Porter Hardy
BORN
1851
BIRTH COUNTY
Cumberland
ADDRESS IN 1881
Ripon, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
An original census record
An original census record

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