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Sarah Mayall in Lancashire in the 1881 Census

Details of Sarah Mayall of 68 Bolton Street, Oldham, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Sarah

Last name

Mayall

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth town

Oldham

Birth county

Lancashire

Birth place

England

Street

68 Bolton Street

Town

Parish

Oldham

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Registration district

Oldham

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

William

Last name

Mayall

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

46

Birth year

1835

Occupation

Cotton Weaver

Birth place

Oldham, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Miles

Last name

Mayall

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Cotton Piecer

Birth place

Oldham, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Joseph

Last name

Mayall

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Cotton Weaver

Birth place

Oldham, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Ellen

Last name

Mayall

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Cotton Winder

Birth place

Oldham, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Alice

Last name

Mayall

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Oldham, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Mayall

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Oldham, Lancashire, 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.

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See the whole Mayall family in this 1881 Census record

Includes Sarah Mayall and 6 other people

NAME
Sarah Mayall
BORN
1874
BIRTH COUNTY
Lancashire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Oldham, Lancashire, England
An original census record

This census includes:

  • Details of all household members
  • Birth dates & locations
  • Occupations
  • Full house address

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