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Richard S Welsford in Somerset in the 1881 Census

Details of Richard S Welsford of 2 Cavendish Crescent, Bath Walcot, Somerset, England

First name(s)

Richard S

Last name

Welsford

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

43

Birth year

1838

Occupation

Ceylon Merchant Retired

Birth town

Weymouth

Birth county

Dorset

Birth place

England

Street

2 Cavendish Crescent

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)

Jane E

Last name

Welsford

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

-

Birth place

Islington, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Evelyn I

Last name

Welsford

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

-

Birth place

Liss, Hampshire, England

First name(s)

Gwendoline

Last name

Welsford

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Liss, Hampshire, England

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Elrich

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

41

Birth year

1840

Occupation

Nurse

Birth place

Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

First name(s)

Emma

Last name

Firmin

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

2nd Nurse

Birth place

Haughley, Suffolk, England

First name(s)

Frances F

Last name

Aylward

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

28

Birth year

1853

Occupation

Cook

Birth place

Liss, Hampshire, England

First name(s)

Kate E

Last name

Holden

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

House & Parlour Maid

Birth place

Hailsham, Sussex, 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 Welsford family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Richard S Welsford and 7 other people

Welsford family summary

NAME
Richard S Welsford
BORN
1838
BIRTH COUNTY
Dorset
ADDRESS IN 1881
Bath Walcot, Somerset, England
An original census record
An original census record

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