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Robert Skipper in Norfolk in the 1881 Census

Details of Robert Skipper of Commercial Road, East Dereham, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Robert

Last name

Skipper

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

56

Birth year

1825

Occupation

Builder & Brick Manufr

Birth town

Shipdham

Birth county

Norfolk

Birth place

England

Street

Commercial Road

Town

Parish

East Dereham

County

Norfolk

Country

England

Registration district

Mitford

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Caroline

Last name

Skipper

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

50

Birth year

1831

Occupation

Builder & Brick Manufr Wife

Birth place

Kelling, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Robert W

Last name

Skipper

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Boot & Shoe Manufr

Birth place

West Dereham, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

George J

Last name

Skipper

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

Architect & Surveyor

Birth place

West Dereham, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Fred W

Last name

Skipper

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Builders Son

Birth place

West Dereham, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Mary M

Last name

Lincoln

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Domestic Servt

Birth place

Yaxham, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Susanna

Last name

Pease

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Domestic Servt

Birth place

Shipdham, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Sarah Ann

Last name

Tolman

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Domestic Servt

Birth place

Carbrooke, Norfolk, 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 Skipper family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Robert Skipper and 7 other people

Skipper family summary

NAME
Robert Skipper
BORN
1825
BIRTH COUNTY
Norfolk
ADDRESS IN 1881
East Dereham, Norfolk, England
An original census record
An original census record

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