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Sophia Thin in Lancashire in the 1881 Census

Details of Sophia Thin of 22 Virginia Street, North Meols, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Sophia

Last name

Thin

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

67

Birth year

1814

Occupation

House Holder

Birth town

Halifax

Birth county

Yorkshire

Birth place

England

Street

22 Virginia Street

Town

Parish

North Meols

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Registration district

Ormskirk

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Harriet

Last name

Pincher

Relationship

Sister

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

70

Birth year

1811

Occupation

-

Birth place

Halifax, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Florence Eleanor

Last name

Simpson

Relationship

Niece

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Manchester, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Margaret Jane

Last name

Elliott

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Dressmaker

Birth place

Ireland

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Elliott

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Dressmaker

Birth place

Ireland

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Helsby

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

60

Birth year

1821

Occupation

Auther

Birth place

Chester, Cheshire, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Helsby

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

54

Birth year

1827

Occupation

-

Birth place

Derby, Derbyshire, England

First name(s)

Beatrix

Last name

Helsby

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

-

Birth place

Lancaster, 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.

See the whole Thin family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Sophia Thin and 7 other people

Thin family summary

NAME
Sophia Thin
BORN
1814
BIRTH COUNTY
Yorkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
North Meols, Lancashire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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