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Solomon Whitehead in Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding) in the 1881 Census

Details of Solomon Whitehead of Back Battye Street, Heckmondwike, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England

First name(s)

Solomon

Last name

Whitehead

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

39

Birth year

1842

Occupation

Carpet Weaver

Birth town

Heckmondwike

Birth county

Yorkshire

Birth place

England

Street

Back Battye Street

Town

Parish

Heckmondwike

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Dewsbury

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Sarah Ann

Last name

Whitehead

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

40

Birth year

1841

Occupation

-

Birth place

Heckmondwike, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

William Henry

Last name

Whitehead

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Carpet Weaver

Birth place

Heckmondwike, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Emily

Last name

Whitehead

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Spool Winder At Woollen Manufactory

Birth place

Heckmondwike, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Arthur

Last name

Whitehead

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

11

Birth year

1870

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Heckmondwike, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Charles Dilke

Last name

Whitehead

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Heckmondwike, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Edith

Last name

Whitehead

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Heckmondwike, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Laura

Last name

Whitehead

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

-

Birth place

Heckmondwike, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Noah

Last name

Whitehead

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Heckmondwike, Yorkshire, 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 Whitehead family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Solomon Whitehead and 8 other people

Whitehead family summary

NAME
Solomon Whitehead
BORN
1842
BIRTH COUNTY
Yorkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Heckmondwike, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
An original census record
An original census record

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