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Scot Matthew in Lancashire in the 1881 Census

Details of Scot Matthew of 37 Chepstow Street, Walton on the Hill, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Scot

Last name

Matthew

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

Birth town

Exmouth

Birth county

Devon

Birth place

England

Street

37 Chepstow Street

Town

Parish

Walton on the Hill

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Registration district

West Derby

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

William

Last name

Matthew

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

30

Birth year

1851

Occupation

Sea Captain

Birth place

Montrose, Angus, Scotland

First name(s)

Eliza

Last name

Matthew

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

-

Birth place

Exmouth, Devon, England

First name(s)

Helen

Last name

Matthew

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

City of London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Florence

Last name

Matthew

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Exmouth, Devon, England

First name(s)

Maggie

Last name

Matthew

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Exmouth, Devon, England

First name(s)

Jane E

Last name

Payne

Relationship

Sister

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

-

Birth place

Exmouth, Devon, England

First name(s)

Louis

Last name

Forrester

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Marine Officer

Birth place

Italy

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 Matthew family in this 1881 Census record

Includes Scot Matthew and 7 other people

NAME
Scot Matthew
BORN
1878
BIRTH COUNTY
Devon
ADDRESS IN 1881
Walton on the Hill, 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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