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Samuel Taylor in Worcestershire in the 1881 Census

Details of Samuel Taylor of Hill St Spring Street, Wollescote, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Samuel

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

56

Birth year

1825

Occupation

Horse Nail Maker

Birth town

Old Swinford

Birth county

Worcestershire

Birth place

England

Street

Hill St Spring Street

Town

Parish

Wollescote

County

Worcestershire

Country

England

Registration district

Stourbridge

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

53

Birth year

1828

Occupation

Wrought Nail Maker

Birth place

Old Swinford, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Charles

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Horse Nail Maker

Birth place

Old Swinford, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

-

Birth place

Old Swinford, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Matilda

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Tailoress

Birth place

Pedmore, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

-

Birth place

Pedmore, Worcestershire, 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 Taylor family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Samuel Taylor and 5 other people

Taylor family summary

NAME
Samuel Taylor
BORN
1825
BIRTH COUNTY
Worcestershire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Wollescote, Worcestershire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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