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Robert Kirk in Lanarkshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Robert Kirk of 56 St Georges Road, Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Robert

Last name

Kirk

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

Surgeon M D Ed F R C S E D

Birth town

Bathgate

Birth county

Linlithgowshire (West Lothian)

Birth place

Scotland

Street

56 St Georges Road

Town

Parish

Barony

County

Lanarkshire

Country

Scotland

Registration district

Kelvin

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

John A G

Last name

Kirk

Relationship

Brother

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Draughtsman Engineer

Birth place

Bathgate, Linlithgowshire (West Lothian), Scotland

First name(s)

James B

Last name

Kirk

Relationship

Brother

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Medical Student

Birth place

Bathgate, Linlithgowshire (West Lothian), Scotland

First name(s)

Isabella

Last name

Wallace

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

General Domestic

Birth place

Fife, Scotland

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 Kirk family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Robert Kirk and 3 other people

Kirk family summary

NAME
Robert Kirk
BORN
1855
BIRTH COUNTY
Linlithgowshire (West Lothian)
ADDRESS IN 1881
Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland
An original census record
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