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Robert Edmundson in Lancashire in the 1881 Census

Details of Robert Edmundson of 254 Hart Street, North Meols, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Robert

Last name

Edmundson

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

65

Birth year

1816

Occupation

Ag Lab

Birth town

Tarleton

Birth county

Lancashire

Birth place

England

Street

254 Hart Street

Town

Parish

North Meols

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Registration district

Ormskirk

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Edmundson

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

69

Birth year

1812

Occupation

Formerly Charwoman

Birth place

Crossens, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Alice

Last name

Edmundson

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

38

Birth year

1843

Occupation

Charwoman

Birth place

North Meols, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Sarah Ann

Last name

Edmundson

Relationship

Grand Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

11

Birth year

1870

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

North Meols, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Margaret Maria

Last name

Edmundson

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

North Meols, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

William Henry

Last name

Cropper

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Farm Servant

Birth place

Ormskirk, 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 Edmundson family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Robert Edmundson and 5 other people

Edmundson family summary

NAME
Robert Edmundson
BORN
1816
BIRTH COUNTY
Lancashire
ADDRESS IN 1881
North Meols, Lancashire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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