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Robert Thomson in Worcestershire, Staffordshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Robert Thomson of 63 Tower Street, Dudley (Worcs), Worcestershire, Staffordshire, England

First name(s)

Robert

Last name

Thomson

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

41

Birth year

1840

Occupation

Drapier Clothier

Birth town

Birth county

Birth place

Scotland

Street

63 Tower Street

Town

Parish

Dudley (Worcs)

County

Worcestershire, Staffordshire

Country

England

Registration district

Dudley

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Margaret H

Last name

Thomson

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

39

Birth year

1842

Occupation

-

Birth place

Scotland

First name(s)

William J

Last name

Thomson

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Clent, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Thomson

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Robert

Last name

Thomson

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

George A

Last name

Thomson

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Margaret L

Last name

Thomson

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

4

Birth year

1877

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Joseph

Last name

Thomson

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Netherton, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Leah

Last name

Cartwright

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Gen Serv Dom

Birth place

Cookley, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Thomas R

Last name

Phillips

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

Inland Revenue Officer Assistant Of Excise

Birth place

Talgarth, Brecknockshire, Wales

First name(s)

Clifford C

Last name

Cox

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

Inland Revenue Officer Assistant Of Excise

Birth place

Rotherhithe, Surrey, 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 Thomson family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Robert Thomson and 10 other people

Thomson family summary

NAME
Robert Thomson
BORN
1840
BIRTH COUNTY
-
ADDRESS IN 1881
Dudley (Worcs), Worcestershire, Staffordshire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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