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Sophia Best in Worcestershire in the 1881 Census

Details of Sophia Best of Grove Hill, Suckley, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Sophia

Last name

Best

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

66

Birth year

1815

Occupation

Birth town

Worcester

Birth county

Worcestershire

Birth place

England

Street

Grove Hill

Town

Parish

Suckley

County

Worcestershire

Country

England

Registration district

Martley

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Thomas Marshall

Last name

Todd

Relationship

Son In Law

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

30

Birth year

1851

Occupation

Barrister At Law In Practs

Birth place

Manchester, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Elinor Agnes

Last name

Todd

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

28

Birth year

1853

Occupation

-

Birth place

Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Florence May

Last name

Todd

Relationship

Grand Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

City of London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Gertrude

Last name

Morgan

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

32

Birth year

1849

Occupation

House Keeper Domestic Serv

Birth place

Olney, Buckinghamshire, England

First name(s)

Sarah

Last name

Phelps

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

Parlour Maid Domestic Serv

Birth place

Upton Bishop, Herefordshire, England

First name(s)

Catherine

Last name

Chamberlain

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

House Maid Domestic Serv

Birth place

Much Cowardne, Herefordshire, England

First name(s)

Bessie

Last name

Noman

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

28

Birth year

1853

Occupation

Domestic Serv

Birth place

Carmarthenshire, Wales

First name(s)

Anne

Last name

Evans

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

36

Birth year

1845

Occupation

Nurse Domestic Serv

Birth place

Ludlow, Shropshire, 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 Best family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Sophia Best and 8 other people

Best family summary

NAME
Sophia Best
BORN
1815
BIRTH COUNTY
Worcestershire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Suckley, Worcestershire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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