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Robert Paterson in Clackmannanshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Robert Paterson of Mar Place Mar Place, Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Robert

Last name

Paterson

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

50

Birth year

1831

Occupation

Woollen Shawl Finisher

Birth town

Alloa

Birth county

Clackmannanshire

Birth place

Scotland

Street

Mar Place Mar Place

Town

Parish

Alloa

County

Clackmannanshire

Country

Scotland

Registration district

Alloa

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Ruth

Last name

Paterson

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

40

Birth year

1841

Occupation

Woollen Shawl Finishers Wife

Birth place

Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Paterson

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Wool Mill Worker

Birth place

Alva, Stirlingshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Peter

Last name

Paterson

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Wool Mill Worker

Birth place

Alva, Stirlingshire, Scotland

First name(s)

William

Last name

Snaddon

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Wool Mill Worker

Birth place

Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland

First name(s)

John

Last name

Snaddon

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Wool Mill Worker

Birth place

Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Paterson

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Alva, Stirlingshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Christina

Last name

Snaddon

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Adam

Last name

Paterson

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Alva, Stirlingshire, 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.

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See the whole Paterson family in this 1881 Census record

Includes Robert Paterson and 8 other people

NAME
Robert Paterson
BORN
1831
BIRTH COUNTY
Clackmannanshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland
An original census record

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  • Birth dates & locations
  • Occupations
  • Full house address

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