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Robert Sparshott in Isle of Wight, Hampshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Robert Sparshott of Norton Green, Freshwater, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England

First name(s)

Robert

Last name

Sparshott

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

71

Birth year

1810

Occupation

Carpenter

Birth town

Birth county

Birth place

Street

Norton Green

Town

Parish

Freshwater

County

Isle of Wight, Hampshire

Country

England

Registration district

Isle of Wight

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Amelia

Last name

Sparshott

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

61

Birth year

1820

Occupation

-

Birth place

Hampshire, England

First name(s)

Ralph

Last name

Thackers

Relationship

Nurse Child

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

-

Birth place

-

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 Sparshott family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Robert Sparshott and 2 other people

Sparshott family summary

NAME
Robert Sparshott
BORN
1810
BIRTH COUNTY
-
ADDRESS IN 1881
Freshwater, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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