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Thomas Eden in Staffordshire, Worcestershire in the 1881 Census

Details of Thomas Eden of Arley National School, Upper Arley (Stafford), Staffordshire, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Eden

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

42

Birth year

1839

Occupation

Certified Elementary Teacher

Birth town

Birth county

Oxfordshire

Birth place

England

Street

Arley National School

Town

Parish

Upper Arley (Stafford)

County

Staffordshire, Worcestershire

Country

England

Registration district

Kidderminster

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Eden

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

47

Birth year

1834

Occupation

Sewing Mistress

Birth place

Sullington, Derbyshire, England

First name(s)

Hannah

Last name

Lees

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Ex Pupil Teacher

Birth place

Wigginton, Staffordshire, 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 Eden family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Thomas Eden and 2 other people

Eden family summary

NAME
Thomas Eden
BORN
1839
BIRTH COUNTY
Oxfordshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Upper Arley (Stafford), Staffordshire, Worcestershire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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