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Sidney Lewis in Yorkshire, Yorkshire (North Riding) in the 1881 Census

Details of Sidney Lewis of 39 North Street, Normanby, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (North Riding), England

First name(s)

Sidney

Last name

Lewis

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Horse Driver Highways(Carman)

Birth town

Birth county

Birth place

United States

Street

39 North Street

Town

Parish

Normanby

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (North Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Middlesbrough

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Emma

Last name

Lewis

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

-

Birth place

South Bank, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Williams

Last name

Lewis

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

-

Birth place

Carlton, Durham, England

First name(s)

Sidney

Last name

Lewis

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

1

Birth year

1880

Occupation

-

Birth place

Carlton, Durham, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Kell

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Laborer At Ironworks

Birth place

Redmarshall, Durham, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Harris

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

Laborer At Steelworks

Birth place

Newport, Essex, 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 Lewis family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Sidney Lewis and 5 other people

Lewis family summary

NAME
Sidney Lewis
BORN
1856
BIRTH COUNTY
-
ADDRESS IN 1881
Normanby, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (North Riding), England
An original census record
An original census record

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