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Robert Johnson in Lancashire in the 1881 Census

Details of Robert Johnson of 95 Bradford Street, Manchester, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Robert

Last name

Johnson

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Errand Boy

Birth town

Manchester

Birth county

Lancashire

Birth place

England

Street

95 Bradford Street

Town

Parish

Manchester

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Registration district

Manchester

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Robert

Last name

Johnson

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

43

Birth year

1838

Occupation

Cotton Operative

Birth place

Manchester, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Hannah

Last name

Johnson

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

40

Birth year

1841

Occupation

-

Birth place

Manchester, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Arthur

Last name

Johnson

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Manchester, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Johnson

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Manchester, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Hannah

Last name

Johnson

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Manchester, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Joseph

Last name

Johnson

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Manchester, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Emma

Last name

Johnson

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Manchester, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Haworth

Relationship

Mother In Law

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

69

Birth year

1812

Occupation

-

Birth place

Heywood, 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.

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NAME
Robert Johnson
BORN
1866
BIRTH COUNTY
Lancashire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Manchester, Lancashire, England
An original census record

This census includes:

  • Details of all household members
  • Birth dates & locations
  • Occupations
  • Full house address

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